This Week in Drinks

The week's not quite over yet, but it's certainly been a good one for those of us who enjoy a good, stiff drink at the end of the day. Whether you're a beer man, fancy yourself more of a wine lover or prefer a good bourbon, here are some of the best brewed stories, distilled for your convenience.


Springtime Highballs

This is the season for bight, refreshing and slightly fizzy cocktails. And Bon Appetit has some intel on how to master the art of mixing them with five suave techniques and six easy recipes.

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Flavor-Enhancing Glass?


"Some beer tastes good regardless of what you drink it out of," writes Wired's Tim Moynihan. "But that doesn't mean it can't taste better. Spiegelau's latest brew-specific vessel is precision-engineered for maximum enjoyment when you're drinking a stout."

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Apparently, a crackdown on prostitution in China will lead to a decline in cognac sales.


Liquor of
the Month Club

Men's Journal introduces us to Flaviar, a subscription service that sends out monthly packs of sample alcohols to help you try high-end spirits you might not otherwise get your hands on.

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Microdistilled Vodka


Honestly, we clicked on this 'cause the bottle looks cool. But this new vodka utilizes 11 microdistilleries around the world to offer local editions, and apparently, it's pretty tasty.

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