What could be more satisfying than the successful unification of nerdistry and alcohol? Why, surely the unification of nerdistry and alcohol and craftsmanship.
From bitterness and alpha acid content to aroma and flavour profiles, this is one data viz that deserves a spot on every modern (home) brewery wall.
While it would be lovely to ignore the negative effects of alcohol, knowledge can only ever be empowering. So go, interact with this new data viz, and maybe gain a little perspective.
A boozy data viz print of every variety of alcohol, from fermented concoctions to distilled delights.
Beer makes you smart. Fact. (Well, sort-of-fact.) But it does a whole lot more than even that. Don’t believe us?
Sometimes it’s your keys you can’t find. Sometimes it’s the way back home. And sometimes you just need to find the nearest whisk(e)y distillery.
The folks at Massive Health break down the wheres, whats, whens, hows and with whoms that drive our food consumption.
It has long been known that one’s bar order speaks volumes about you. And now there are numbers and pictures to prove it.
Folk may lie when it comes to revealing how much they actually drink. But does that mean there’s no benefit in their observations?
The latest booze-related infographic from Brooklyn’s Pop Chart Lab is a sprawling breakdown of 68 classic cocktails and what’s in them. And it’s for sale.
From Sideways’ Cab Sav to A Clockwork Orange’s narcotic-laced milk, here’s a cute-as-a-drunken-button alcographic to brighten your Friday.
Food writer Rose Prince unleashes an impassioned stab at the medical profession and their conflicting view of we-who-love-a-dram-or-two. Hear hear.
Behold The Anti-Drunk Pill. A gift to frat boy and professional alcoholic alike, the premis is simple enough: take the pill; drink as much as you like; stay sober. Boom! as they are wont to say.
We’ve been hunting lately for a new wine read, and this hefty hardback tome from the chaps at Tong Magazine seems to fit the bill pretty much perfectly.
Whether you’re a brew-newbie or a seasoned hand on the good ship Beer, let this impressive chart of the world’s lagers, ales, porters and stouts lend a navigational hand.
Warning: this post might get a little academic. But that’s okay because it will probably also get more drunk. You see, the higher your level of education the more you spend on booze.
Staunch advocates of alcohol’s positive social role, Shoe Town to Brew Town is an excellent example, combining economics and ecology with the craft beer trend. And all held in a brewery too.
It’s hard to convey the sheer scale of Diageo’s World Class – or, at least it was. Created by designer Ben McQueen, take a peek at just what goes into finding the best bartender in the world.
Despite The Boilermaker’s generally classical sensibilities, we generally stand in support of alcoholic envelope-pushing. But this is going a bit far.
We love a good infographic map. And this number – charting ‘Greater Food Culture’ from Nobu Matsuhisa to Fergus Henderson – is right up there on the list.
For his TEDxCambridge talk, John Gertsen – the illustrious bartender and alco-historian – encourages us not to think just outside the … box but outside the glass.
If your alco-political taste buds are all a-tantalized, here’s a pair of written works for your reading: one about the 17th century and one for the modern world.
If the ubiquity of Gaz Regan’s 2003 Joy of Mixology is anything to go by, then his new Annual Manual for Bartenders is the latest must-have book to adorn bar libraries the world over.
Everyone’s favourite bar magazine finally moves digital with the new Class Weekly. And to get things rolling, they’ve included a fascinating chat between two old kings of the Savoy’s American Bar.
The relationship between drinks brands and social media is a complex and changing one. As this insightful essay from The Gin Blog explores.
Ladies United for the Preservation of Endangered Cocktails is an all women’s classic cocktail society. Their mission: to breed, raise, and release cocktails that are endangered or even believed to be extinct.
There’s been a big brouhaha here in the UK over the government’s plans to enforce minimum pricing on booze. The Guardian Datablog puts the them into perspective.