Top Fives

Five Over-The-Top Bloody Marys

Bloody Mary’s aren’t just for sipping anymore.

Five of the Strangest Drinks from Around the World

Ever have lizard, snake or scorpion wine?

Top Five World’s Highest Bars

Five bars that will most definitely give you a euphoric high.
 
 Drinks

“Real McCoy Rub” by Outback Steakhouse Founder, Chef Tim Gannon

Gannon designed his coffee-based rub to complement a great steak paired with The Real McCoy 12-Year-Aged Rum, served neat.

Must Mix: Johnnie Walker National Scotch Day Cocktails

Sunday, July 27th, 2014 is National Scotch Day.

National Tequila Day Cocktails

Celebrate National Tequila Day on July 24th with these delicious tequila cocktails.
 
 Featured Brands

Flor de Cana Launches Blanco Reserva 7, Its First Super-Premium Aged White Rum

New super-premium Slow-Aged™ white sipping rum offers a sophisticated trade-up for super-premium white spirits lovers.

Papa’s Pilar Rum

New Papa's Pilar® gets rum back to its gutsy roots.

Lucas Bols Introduces Bols Watermelon Liqueur in the U.S.

Fresh, Summer Flavors Made Easy with Bols Watermelon.
 
 Mixologists

Featured Mixologist Christian Siglin

Check out this weeks featured mixologist and see how you can become a featured mixologist.

Featured Mixologist Eron Plevan

Check out this weeks featured mixologist and see how you can become a featured mixologist.

Featured Mixologist Joshua Craig Matos

Check out this weeks featured mixologist and see how you can become a featured mixologist.
 
 Celebrities

Legendary Pitcher Bert Blyleven Teams Up with 2 Gingers Irish Whiskey

Blyleven Teams Up with 2 GINGERS® to Face Brave Batters in a Wiffle® Ball Battle That Ends with An Age-Old Baseball Prank

USA World Cup player Alejandro Bedoya Gifts His Teammates with an Engraved Bottle of Johnnie Walker Blue Label

The Scotch whisky's reputation as a symbol of personal progress around the world with its Keep Walking mantra inspired the athlete to toast his teammates.

Purity Vodka Partners with Joel McHale

“Community” and “The Soup” Star Pairs With Award-Winning Swedish Vodka Brand in Edgy and Humorous “Crafted Spirits” Video Series.
 
 Cool Products

Artful Flasks and Style for Spirits by Flasking.com

From signed and numbered limited-edition art flasks, to vibrant and affordable flasks for every taste, style and fashion, Flasking.com is the new destination for flask aficionados or those simply seeking the perfect accessory.

Brooklyn Brew Shop Beer Making Kit

Brooklyn Brew Shop teams up with Evil twin Brewing to offer "Bikini Beer" beer making kit.

Whiskey Explorers Club

Introduce yourself to the best whiskeys around.
 
 Upcoming Events

Blue Chair Bay Rum 25-City Spring into Summer Sampling Tour

Fast-Growing Brand Going Coast to Coast, Offering a Chance to Win a Flyaway Trip to Kenny Chesney’s Next Tour.

North Fork Craft Beer, BBQ & Wine Festival, Long Island, NY – August 9th, 2014

50 Brewers/100 Brews. The 8th Annual Award-Winning North Fork Craft Beer, BBQ & Wine Festival.

Golden Nugget Hosts Annual Cal-Ital Summer Winefest – August 15th – 16th, 2014

This two day wine festival will feature tempting food, cool jazz and, of course, free flowing wine for guests to sip, swirl and sample all weekend long.
 
 Industry News

Las Vegas Invaded Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans

Backbar USA brought more than 30 of Las Vegas’ top mixologists to invade Tales of the Cocktail® in New Orleans.

Patrón Releasing Higher-End Tequilas – Roca Patrón

Roca Patrón is made using what’s known as the tahona process, which employs a two-ton piece of volcanic rock (known as a tahona wheel) to crush the cooked agave.

Pernod Ricard USA Acquires Significant Majority Stake in Avión Spirits

Pernod Ricard USA has completed the acquisition of a significant majority stake in Avión Spirits LLC, owner of the ultra-premium tequila brand Avión, from its joint-venture partner Tequila Avión.
 
 Beer

Saint Arnold Brewing Co. Offers Dry Hopped Version of its Flagship Amber Ale

First of Three Dry Hopped Versions of Saint Arnold Amber Ale to Celebrate the Beer's 20th Anniversary.

Heineken® Debuts “Best Tasting Light Beer” Campaign Featuring Neil Patrick Harris

Heineken Light will feature a new TV commercial starring Neil Patrick Harris and will celebrate the “Best Tasting Light Beer” award, extending online through a series of digital videos and behind the scenes content.

Kona Brewing Company’s Big Wave Medals Again at U.S. Open Beer Championship

Golden Ale Takes Bronze Medal in Sessions Beer Category.
 
 Wine

Featured Wine: Laurent-Perrier Ultra Brut

Its creation is contemporary like that of Nouvelle Cuisine. Similar to this lighter, purer way of preparing food, Laurent-Perrier Ultra Brut appears without make-up, in its natural form.

Cloudy Bay Introduces Te Wahi – First New Product in Almost 20 Years!

Te Wahi Represents the Brand’s First New Product in 18 Years and the First Wine with Grapes Sourced Outside the Marlborough Region.

35 New York City Restaurants Given Three Stars in World’s Best Wine List Awards

Restaurateurs including Thomas Keller and Daniel Boulud celebrate as 35 of New York City's restaurants are given three stars in the World's best wine list awards.
 
 Contests

CHOPPED! Best Bloody Mary in America Perfected by ABSOLUT

ABSOLUT® Vodka and CHOPPED! are on the search for the country's perfect Bloody Mary and the bartenders who create them. Finalists will be brought to NYC to shake, stir and pour the spiciest, most elaborate and delicious bloodi...

SVEDKA Says Let the Mixology Games Begin and Win $5k!

The SVEDKA Shakedown is a chance for Miami power mixers to ice out the competition, claim their fame and win $5k!

Receive Complimentary Samples of The Perfect Purée and Flavor Your Way to $5k

The Perfect Purée is challenging bartenders nationally to show off their creativity. Create the best cocktail and take home $5,000!