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Buffalo Trace's New Goldilocks Bourbon Is the Best Thing I Drank Last Month. Every month, a huge amount of booze moves through the Gear Patrol offices — beer, wine and a whole lot of whiskey.

Buffalo Trace's New Goldilocks Bourbon Is the Best Thing I Drank Last Month

Here are a few of our favorites. Weller Sinlge Barrel Bourbon “Late in May, Buffalo Trace Distillery announced the latest expansion of its covetable line of Weller bourbons. A mid-proof, annual release bourbon with the company’s famed wheated bourbon mashbill, Weller Single Barrel is already my favorite of the lineup (except for the Antique Collection’s William Larue Weller bottle). Its 97 proof is high enough to keep a fatty mouthfeel and deliver big flavor, but not so high as to drown out the whiskey’s lighter cherry and floral notes, like Full Proof. New Belgium The Purist Clean Lager “Drinking a light lager in the coming summer months is ingrained in all American beer drinkers. Daviess County French Oak Finished Bourbon. 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Mead. Ever wonder what mighty potion Vikings fortified themselves with as they crisscrossed the oceans?

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Mead

Or what King Midas was swigging from his golden goblet? The answer lies with the humble honeybee—and the sweet elixir it’s helped produce for millenia. Fitness Coach Reveals How Much Alcohol You Can Drink Without Sacrificing Gains. Whether it’s your CrossFit mates telling you to join their Dry January cult community or your gym bros telling you there’s no point training the day after sinking a few beers, we’ve all heard the refrain “working out after drinking just breaks down muscle.”

Fitness Coach Reveals How Much Alcohol You Can Drink Without Sacrificing Gains

But how true is this piece of wisdom? Not as true as the substantially less crowded gyms on a Sunday morning would have you believe, numerous studies seem to suggest. However, there is some truth to it, which only makes matters more complicated. Fortunately, to help us understand what’s what, we have fitness coach Peter O’Reilly on hand to explain. Taking to Instagram late last year, the Instagram gains advisor said: “Ever wondered what the effects of drinking alcohol on muscle building is? Study One. Drinking Like a Big Shot...But on a Budget. How to Taste Liquor Like a Pro. As anyone who does it for a living will tell you, there’s an art and a science to tasting booze.

How to Taste Liquor Like a Pro

Sure, it’s easy enough to pretend you know what you’re doing (sniff, swirl glass, furrow brow, sniff again), but the real pros put in the work. IWSC International Wine & Spirit Competition. How to drink like Winston Churchill - Telegraph. Perhaps a more interesting question about Churchill’s drinking habits is what kinds of things he actually enjoyed drinking.

How to drink like Winston Churchill - Telegraph

His tastes might be thought of as unsurprisingly old-fashioned. He did not care for sugary American cocktails but was known to drink a white German breakfast wine which he called 'Hock’. My 5 Desert-Island Booze Bottles: Derek Brown. Do Smarter People Drink More? What 5 Studies Say. The stereotype of the drunk genius is doggedly persistent: Think of Ernest Hemingway, who claimed to “write drunk, edit sober,” or you yourself, having a well-deserved glass of wine at happy hour after dealing all day with what sometimes feels like a world full of … not-so-bright people, to put it kindly.

Do Smarter People Drink More? What 5 Studies Say

This connection has driven scientists to study the question: Are smarter people heavier drinkers? Here are five tipsy facts about drinking and intelligence—and what they add up to. (Spoiler alert: confusion.) If You’re Someone Who Drinks Alcohol Regularly, You Need To Read This. This Is Why The Bloody Mary Is The Quintessential Airport Drink. In a promo for his new Comedy Central Show “Why?

This Is Why The Bloody Mary Is The Quintessential Airport Drink

With Hannibal Buress,” the comedian asks a simple question—something along the lines of “Why do people only drink Bloody Marys in the morning? I drink them at night. Why does it matter that it’s dark? It’s the same….alcohol,” trailing off in the awesomely mysterious way he tends to do. (Apologies to Mr.

But the point is—good question. First answer, and the answer Mr. Cracking the code to breakfast booze—basically, just add some grapefruit juice and that absinthe should go just fine with your toast—might be part of the reason. Blood Alcohol Concentration // OADE // University of Notre Dame. Blood/Breath Alcohol Concentration (BAC) is the amount of alcohol in the bloodstream or on one’s breath.

Blood Alcohol Concentration // OADE // University of Notre Dame

BAC is expressed as the weight of ethanol, measured in grams, in 100 milliliters of blood, or 210 liters of breath. BAC can be measured by breath, blood, or urine tests. The number of drinks consumed is a very poor measure of intoxication largely because of variation in physiology and individual alcohol tolerance. There is much variation according to: body weight sex body fat percentage even between gender Neither BAC, nor the number of drinks consumed, are necessarily accurate indicators of the level of impairment. Best Bargain Booze: 7 Top Picks From Bar Experts — Straight Up Cocktails and Spirits. Do you have a favorite bargain spirit?

Best Bargain Booze: 7 Top Picks From Bar Experts — Straight Up Cocktails and Spirits

Something with a lower than average price tag that delivers great value every time? We recently posed this question to 7 cocktails and spirits professionals — writers and bloggers, a spirits sommelier, and a store buyer — and found their responses fascinating. Here are 7 of their top picks: We should mention first that we left the field open: any type of liquor was fair game.

Straight Up - By Afshin Molavi. Mexico is rising.

Straight Up - By Afshin Molavi

You can see it in the country's swelling exports, the net-zero migration to the United States, the excitement of international bond investors, a recent credit upgrade from Standard & Poor's, a newly confident middle class, and a per capita GDP that has doubled since 2000. Not to mention a young, dynamic, handsome new president. In case you missed all these signs, though, you can also see Mexico's surge forward in a Scotch whisky ad. The television spot says nothing about the product but everything about the country's long march from poverty toward prosperity. In the advertisement, thousands of Mexicans, men and women, young and old, are bound by chains to a massive boulder.

Ultimate Beverage Challenge — 2012 Spirits Results. Superaged spirits: How old is too old for whiskey, gin, and chartreuse? Liquor and Spirits: What are some awesome looking liquor bottles. Holiday Spirits Gift Guide - Great Alcohol to Give as Gifts. Drink Spirits Holiday Alcohol Gift Guide Last year we had an amazing response to our spirited holiday gift guides and part of the reason for that is spirits make great holiday gifts. 6 Spirits under $40 that Make Great Gifts. Great Spirits Under $40 Of all the guides we’ve done on Drink Spirits, the one that seems to get the most attention is Spirits That Look Expensive But Aren’t. This year we decided to pick a group of spirits that you could give as a gift that are unique, high quality, and under $40.

Two of our picks, Russell’s Reserve 6 Year Old Rye and The Yamazaki 12 year old Japanese Single Malt Whisky, come close to our budget. We found The Yamazaki 12 year at K&L Wine Merchants for $37.99 and Russell’s Reserve 6 Year Rye at Drink Up NY for $36.99. Both of these spirits can be a little difficult to find, but of all the ones on our list, they are the ones that we recommend the highest. 21 Best Whiskey Bars In America. Gift Guide: Bottles Of Booze. Art In The Age Root Based on an herbal remedy from the 1700s, Root from Art in the Age is unlike any spirit they’ve ever tried.

Consider it a boozy root beer with wonderful flavors from sassafras, herbs, and sarsparilla. $30 St. George NOLA Coffee Liqueur.