The Best Smoky Whiskeys, According To Bartenders iStockphoto If you’re new to the world of whiskey (or whisky), you definitely need to work your way up to smoky whiskeys. Exactly like the name implies, these are whiskeys that, on top of the malty, aged flavors you know and love, also have a hit (or a…
The Best Beer With Ice Cream Pairings, According To Brewers Getty/Uproxx Ice cream, the nectar of the Gods. And I think we can all agree that it’s especially lip-smacking on a hot summer day. When temperatures rise, we love a scoop or three of cookies and cream, cookie dough, or peanut butter cup — all…
The Best ‘Summer’ Beers To Drink All Season Long For 2019 Unsplash Though you’ll see it scrawled on dozens of bottles and cans in the next month or two, technically there’s no such style as a “summer beer/ale.” What constitutes a so-called summer ale is actually a wheat beer, blonde ale, koslch, or some kind…
Irish Whiskey Vs. Scotch Whisky: What’s The Difference? Unsplash Figuring out the difference between a Scotch whisky and Irish whiskey takes some time and effort. The two spirits share major similarities, but also diverge in a few crucial ways. These differences amount to more than whether you spell one with an “e” or not, though…
The Best Hazy Beers To Drink This Summer, According To Brewers Getty Image Summer is a few weeks old and, for much of the country, we’re getting into the hot, humid, hazy days. The types of days where we feel like we have to change our shirts multiple times because it’s so damp and sticky.…
The Best Bourbon Cocktails For Your 4th Of July Party Getty Image Picking the best bourbon cocktail to serve at a backyard brouhaha for the 4th of July is a tough task. Bourbon is a very versatile whiskey that ebbs and flows between corn-sugar sweet, rye grain spicy, and woody, aged subtlety. There can be…
Best Spritz Cocktail Recipes For Summer Drinking Unsplash There’s a certain lightness to a spritz that exudes summer vibes. The mix of Italian digestive bitters, dry sparkling white wines, and bubbly water has an effervescence and low-alcohol content that fits perfectly with the whole let’s-day-drink-the-heat-of-a-summer-day-away ethos. In fact, though it’s no paloma, a spritz might…
The Best Canned Cocktails (That Aren’t Complete Trash) Southern Tier/Cutwater/Hochstadter In recent years, it seems almost every craft brewery and distillery of note has decided that bottling beer and distilled spirits isn’t enough for them. They’ve seen the popularity of cocktail culture and decided that a canned “cocktail” is a good idea. We put cocktail…
The Best Whiskey For National Bourbon Day, According To Bartenders Unsplash The summer is full of food and drink related holidays. Some of them are less important (we’re looking at you National Tapioca Day), but others deserve a whole week instead of just one measly day. The latter includes National Bourbon Day (June 14th). Celebrated…
The Best Tiki Drinks For Summer ’19, According To Bartenders Getty Image Tiki drinks have been around since the 1930s when Don the Beachcomber opened in California. The style pays homage to the South Pacific, with cocktails made with rum (as well as gin and other spirits), various fruit juices, and syrups (including orgeat). They’re…
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