What are Chocolate Liqueurs?

When it comes to drinking, most of us just stick to the same few things: beer, wine, and mixed drinks. Fancy, flavored drinks may seem intimidating to order at a bar and a lot of work to make at home. Not to mention buying all of the miscellaneous add-ins that you will use an ounce … Read more

Top Brands of Cream Liqueur

When it comes to cream liqueurs, there’s no doubt that Bailey’s is the most well known. It has dominated the market since cream liqueurs gained popularity in the 1970’s. However, there are several other brands that are serious competitors with Bailey’s, and a whole world of cream liqueurs outside of Irish cream! The following is … Read more

What are Clear Liquors?

If you’re looking for a drink that’s less likely to give you a hangover, or at least a less bad hangover, clear liquor is the choice for you. Clear liquor is generally unaged and has markedly less taste, so it’s more often used as a base for cocktails.  It can be cheaper since it’s cheaper … Read more

The Two Best Brands of Coffee Liqueur

The Two Best Brands of Coffee Liqueur, Plus Hidden Secrets to Making Your Own! Coffee liqueur is a combination of two of the worlds’ most loved beverages: coffee and liquor (alcohol). A lot of sugar is added to offset the liquor’s sharp taste, for the most part. While Kahlua is the most popular and commercially … Read more

Best Tequila Shots

Shot Ideas To Make You Fall in Love With Tequila To many of us, tequila equals the crazy clubbing nights of our university years. We remember it as the shot with a terrible burning aftertaste which can only be improved with a slice of lemon. If you recognize your experience, we urge you to give … Read more

10 Simple Tequila Cocktails to Make at Home

Tequila is a spirit that originated in Mexico and is made entirely or partly from the blue agave plant. Most tequila is produced in the country, and is currently one of the most popular alcoholic beverages in the world. However, recent studies have shown that the world population is facing a shortage of tequila, due … Read more

Best Barrel Aged Gin Brands

When someone mentions gin to you, I am going to guess that the first thing you think of is probably a light, clear, dry alcohol that is characterized by a wonderful mixture of citrusy and herbal flavors. While this fabulous alcohol is one that pairs so wonderfully with tonic water, there is a lesser-known gin … Read more

Best Chicha Brands

The Many Faces of Chicha… What is Chicha? For an American-based consumer of fermented beverages, there are many great beer styles that simply haven’t made a large presence on the regional market.  For those seeking something different from the most common USA offerings, you can head down a hemisphere to find the remarkably variable world … Read more

Best Lager Beer – Ten of the Finest Lagers in the US

Beer has been a staple of the American diet for centuries, but has accelerated to a major part of the economy in the last several decades.  It may surprise many of the millions of Americans that enjoy beer as part of their weekly routine that to call something ‘beer’, is about as specific as calling … Read more

Low Calorie Drinks That Won’t Make You Feel Guilty

Worried About Calories, But Still Want to Drink? Don’t Be! Here’s a fun fact for you: a chocolate martini is estimated to have 460 calories, while the Southwestern Grilled Chicken Sandwich from McDonalds is estimated at 360 calories, which makes for 100 calorie difference. To break it down even more, fat, protein, carbohydrates and alcohol … Read more

Your Guide to Different Types of Liquor

The most common way to celebrate is with a cocktail in your hand. Beer, wine, and champagne are very traditional go-to drinks, but can get a bit boring. Hard alcohol may seem intimidating, but can be a great-tasting, low-calorie alternative. This guide will help you navigate those waters and find the perfect drink for you! … Read more

Best Dark Liquor

There may not be such a thing as heaven on earth but dark liquor and all the wonderfulness that goes with it, from the color, to the smell, to the taste, maybe the closest we have to. So with that, where do we even begin with figuring out which one to drink, gift, or suggest. … Read more