Whether you want to host, collect, or just enjoy a drink at the end of the day, this is everything you need to know about building your own bar at home.
Beer 101 – A Beginner’s Guide to Beer
It’s the most popular alcoholic beverage in the world. It’s also synonymous with having a good time – so here’s how you put that fun in a bottle.
A Song Of Ice & Water
Who are we to say that the ONLY way a gentleman should enjoy the golden nectar that is whisky, is to have it neat? Sure, as a purist, I would espouse that you should enjoy a single malt just as you would if you were sitting in a cold mire in the old country. But saying that would ignore the fact that there are a LOT of different kinds of whisky, and there is no one definitive way of drinking it.
All about the Indian Wine Scene – The Known and the Unknown
The wine industry might have it’s Goliaths, but this one is all about the Davids that make the story more fun.
A Long Awaited Pilgrimage
To the devout believer, few things in life pose greater meaning than “the pilgrimage”. As a self proclaimed connoisseur of all things malt, I had my chance at enlightenment last year at the Dewer’s Aberfeldy Distillery. A small insight to my experience.
Angostura Bitters – The Bartender’s Secret Champion
It hides in plain sight. Those who know it will rave about it, bartenders will swear by it, and it’s been the secret weapon of beverage artisans for generations.
Bitters – Everything You Need To Know
“The salt and pepper of the beverage world” – what exactly are they, and why is the industry so hyped about them? There’s a good reason for it.
The Day That Changed Wine Forever
When and why did people everywhere suddenly start appreciating the underdogs of wine, all over the world?
Possibly one of the most fascinating, mind-boggling stories to come out of wine.
Budget Bartending with Joe – The Bloody Mary
In collaboration with The Curious Cocktailian, we found the best way to create a lip-smacking Bloody Mary at home, on a really modest budget. It’s pretty amazing, actually.
“Viva Cuba Libre!” – Or as you know it, the Rum and Coke
The Rum and Coke is a classic that will endure the test of time. But how did it come into being? Why is it called the Cuba Libre? Pratik Katre tells us everything we need to know.
The Martini – From Stirred to Shaken, and Everything in Between
No one ever got famous by avoiding controversy, and this iconic cocktail is no exception. Also say hello to our first professional guest writer, Mr. Pratik Katre, as he tells us the difference between a Martini, and a Marti-hell-no.
Wine Tasting – Not as Hard as it Looks
Have you ever looked at wine, and the strange ways in which people describe it? If you ever thought it was beyond you, think again. It’s actually pretty easy.