The whole of the U.S. condensed to a mere 9-bar bar crawl? Thank the good Leslie Pariseau over at GQ. And then go and see who made the cut…
Director David Lynn’s short, Shanghai Debut, takes on the Maker Film for Hennessy V.S.O.P. Elegant, evocative, and all about booze.
Shrimpy’s, the latest pop-up from Bistrotheque, has three interesting things going for it: long-term transience, its Ruscha-esque signage, and the entirely fictitious Shrimpy himself.
Bartenders are real people too. And now many of LA’s bar-types are getting a chance to flex their creative, non-liquid muscles. All real bartenders. All real artists.
While we could muster something about this inspirational work of beer-art, it’s probably best to let it speak for itself. Plus, the chaps over at Kegworks got to the Paul Simon gag first.
Dark, brooding, luxurious, and with a leather-clad hip flask. Plus it comes in its own tidy-looking chest. Yespleaseandthankyou.
£1000. And it can’t be a cocktail. This has to be one of the more interesting cocktail competitions to date. And it’s from a boutique brand that we love. Well, that’s handy…
Ironic videos might well abound, poking fun at revivalism. But this Portlandia video is just genius. So wax your ‘tache, hand-carve an ice-cube, then crank up the volume and enjoy.
Whisky from the future. Now beer from the past. Is the scientific recreation of a 170 year old beer from remains found in a sunken ship foolish or fascinating?
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.
Distiller & founder of the New York Distilling Company, Allen Katz talks to us about provenance, Rock ‘n’ Rye & launching the U.S.’s first Navy Strength & ‘American’ Gins.
The humble mason’s jar, beloved from Williamsburg to Dalson, goes convertible. Need a take-away coffee cup? How about an open source speaker system? Ball’s have it covered…
There’s something in the event-water at William Grant. Take this cute bit of Easter activity from Monkey Shoulder, and Hendrick’s joining forces with the Young Turks pop-up restaurant.
So the folks at Ardbeg have packed some of their whisky-goodness into a rocket and fired it into space. No, really. And here are our humble thoughts on the whole crazy mission.
The Future of Food and Drink is a pretty hot topic. And those culinary creatives Bompas & Parr join the fray with this entertaining exploration of the distant gastro-future.
Yes, sunglasses frames made out of whiskey barrels could have been so crass as to be offensive. But this Bushmills x Shwood collaboration actually manages to hit the mark.
With a title like that (a cheeky play on Norman ‘Sailor’ Jerry’s old slogan), how can a man of alcohol and ink not fall head-over-heels with this booze-led collaboration?
Folk may lie when it comes to revealing how much they actually drink. But does that mean there’s no benefit in their observations?
Across the hallowed bar top, spaketh the old guard, thou shalt not discuss matters of either politics, sport or religion. But what about when it comes to the liquid inside your glass?
This is Duncan McRae, Hendrick’s Gin’s UK Brand Ambassador. He talks to us about the role of heritage & entertainment, the true power of the customer & his dislike of ‘perfect serves.’
Who doesn’t love when young, underdog designers go to work on big brands? Not us, that’s for sure. And Anna Utopia Giordano’s mock booze-baby-bottles demonstrate precisely why.
What’s a gent to do if he wants to port about a singular can of finest hop-based craft beer (or ale) on his two-wheeled steed? Behold the solution.
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.
Mr Porter help out a certain young chap with a heartfelt dilemma. How exactly does one stock a home bar rather than just empty the darn thing?