Myself, I’ve had barrel-aged Negronis, Manhattans and Boulevardiers, but I’ve never made one until right now. My favorite of those I tasted is a Manhattan, so for my first foray into barrel-aging, that’s what we’re going to go with.
Is it pop because there are so many catchy hooks? Is it rock because it has that new wave-y grungy garage sound? Is it electronic music because it has synthetic drums and cymbals, deep bass drums, and clap tracks that have the authenticity of a sitcom laugh track?
“With summer here, I do not have to forgo the act of social drinking. But, I can forgo the hangover, the shame, the guilt, and the regret. Here are 20 summer mocktail recipes to try now, sober or not.”
Punchy, hooky tunes with a punchy, hooky drink to wash it all down.
I tried to keep this pretty exclusively gay (though I did think about doing a “Larry,” which was just to get the saddest, plainest beer and drink it straight from the can while frowning).
See, swirl, sniff and sip!
Here are some tools I employ to protect my sobriety while still allowing me to participate in all of the fun. If you’re concerned about being a sober queer at Pride this year, some of these tools may come in handy.
It’s that time of year again. The time of year when we get a bunch of people at A-Camp to go in on a few bottles of whiskey and we all taste them together and talk about how great whiskey is. And, as with every tasting we do, we encourage you to follow along at home!
Put some music in your ears and some mezcal in your mouth.
Other than partying, what did we like, what were we good at, what defined us? One area that many LGBTQ individuals, including myself, struggled with was redefining what it meant to be queer. But, if being queer was synonymous with getting drunk, then how would I ever be able to define myself as anything other than a drunk?
Life is too short to drink shitty wine, so here’s a list of seven wines that come in a box and are totally delicious.
In which we stock a bar that is meant just for you and yours.
There is no drink simpler than a gin and tonic. Which means it’s the perfect opportunity to (easily) get a little fancy.
“I mean, it’s been one paragraph and I’ve already brought up Tegan & Sara so really, I shouldn’t have to write anymore than that, amirite?”
All the building blocks for your perfect Bloody Mary. Without celery. Because fuck celery.
A craft project to set your hearts and alcohol on fire!
After some extensive research (i.e. drinking), I’ve come to the conclusion that these are the bourbon whiskies that give you the best bang for your buck. All are under $30 and none are Bulleit, Jack Daniels, or Makers Mark.
In a surprise turn of events, Guinness announced on Sunday that it will be pulling sponsorship from New York’s St Patrick’s Day parade on Monday, in support of LGBT groups. It joins Heineken and Sam Adams, who had earlier pulled their sponsorship from New York and Boston parades respectively.
If you drink cider and expect it to be like beer, you’re missing the point and if you don’t drink cider, you’re missing out.
We present to you a V-Day drink that could be romantic, bro-mantic or no-mantic — either way, it’ll still be delicious.