Category - Our Take
In the Clear?
Captain Morgan Forces Rival to Walk the Plank
Be the Meister
No Curtain Call for Falstaff
Black Tower Still Standing
Killed by a Thunderbird
Bacardi 151 Flames Out
Schnapps Without Shame
The Fire Inside
Duck and Run
Uneasy Lies the Head
The 2016 Election: a Refferendum on the Creature
Wine Returning to the Super Bowl
Presidential Sweet (Updated)
The World’s Most Popular Wine
Less Than Stellar
Pickleback Still Worth a Shot
Hooch and a Haircut? Not On Their Watch.
Juiced On Mateus
Stroh’s Rises From the Grave
Pop Top Wine? Yes We Can.
An ill wind is being blown at small-time brewers: the TTB and nutritional information.
Time to Cage the Beast?
[UPDATE] Blue Wine and Spain’s Reputation: It’s Not Dark Yet, But It’s Getting There
The Official Vodka of Freedom?
Brock Turner: another rape case, another warped talk about drinking
It Came From the Bottom Shelf VII
America and Alcohol: Keeping the World’s Party Going
The White House: showing some love to aquavit.
A Fifth of Rose
For Cinco de Mayo, Bar Rescuer Teaches Us About Tequila
Mega Purple: the Secret to Our Golden Age of Cheap Wine?
Two Buck Chuck Not Going Anywhere
Crowlers: Pros and Cons of a New Phenomenon
Up From the Gutter
Wine Scaremongers Slapped Down — For Now
Blake Shelton Vodka: One More Nail in the Coffin of Decency
The Notorious Irish Carbomb
The Brutal Hammer: one year (half) in the bag.
0101 Beer: When Marketers Go Too Far
Our Golden Age of Cheap Wine
It Came From the Bottom Shelf VI
Ladies, Your Hypothetical Babies Are Just Gonna Have to Tough It Out
Public Inebriation Centers: The New and Better Drunk Tank
Super Bowl XV was Last Call for Schlitz
Dry January: Boone for Boozeheads?
Being a “Moderate” Drinker Gets Even Tougher
The Legend of Hiney Wine
Foster’s, Australian for Made in Texas
More Boozy Root Beer is On the Way
Those kiwis won’t know what hit them, but there’s a 43% chance that Buckfast will be involved.
It Came From the Bottom Shelf V
Heineken Pulls Tequila-beer from U.S., Nobody Notices
The Champagne’s Probably Korbel
Nothing Brilliant About Vegan Guinness
The Time For Reflection Is Now: Pappy Has Come Back
Riunite So Nice
Remembering Ze Zhermans On the Day the Wall Fell
Over the Moon
Good News on the Front Against Neo-Prohi Aggression
Maker’s Hits the Mark (Mostly)
One Beer Company to Rule Them All
Taken for a Ride by Red Bicyclette
The Rise and Fall of Trump Vodka
Mad Dog 20/20 Should Be Stricken from the Earth
The Captain Fires a Cannon Blast at Fireball
Booze at Target Hits the Bullseye. And Some More Irrelevant Fine Art.
God Dam Mad Dog
It Came From the Bottom Shelf IV
The Drinking Problem You Have But Apparently Don’t Know About
Blue Nun Praying for a Comeback
The Most Average Beer in the World
Let Us Claim What is Rightfully Ours: Whiskey Island
When Drunk Bicycling is Outlawed, Only Outlaws will Bicycle Drunk
Smoking Bans in Bars: Probably Doing More Harm Than Good
The Boston Beer Company Might Turn Tail and Run in Pursuit of Profits
Prohibition Rears Its Fascist Head in Southern India
A Call for Last Call Sanity. And Some Irrelevant Fine Art.
No Way, Brosé
It Came From the Bottom Shelf III
A-B InBev Killing off One of Its Iconic Brands
The King of the Jug Wines
A Defense Against Shambooze (Kind Of)
Shambooze: A New Word for an Old Problem
Hard Root Beer, from the Folks Who Brought You Four Loko
It Came From the Bottom Shelf II
It Came From the Bottom Shelf
Across the Globe, It’s the Drink that Unites Us
ADDENDUM: Rise of Malternatives=Fall of Rome
Rise of the Malternatives
Cougar Juice Turns Forty
The World’s Biggest Booze Pitchman
Over-Regulation, Backstabbing Trample Wine Walk (UPDATED: Sign the Petition)
It’s Happy Hour Somewhere, Even Illinois
Nothing Says Barbecue Like Lord Calvert
Calling all Drunkards: Please Stop This Shit and End the “Pappy Van Winkle” Nonsense
How to Keep Cool This Summer? Ask Lucy.
We Live and We Learn, Unless We’re in Advertising
Torched in a Fireball, Jaegermeister Plots a Comeback (Updated)
Grapes of Wrath: California ABC Puts the Squeeze on Wine Event
UPDATE: Sometimes it takes a drunk with a hatchet to save a school full of children.
Saluting the Captain, on What Probably Is Not His Birthday
A Drunkard’s Defense of Flasks
Home Booze Delivery–About Goddamn Time
BuzzBallz vs. BoozeBox
The Demise of Spykes
Booze Adverts: Do They Get Us? Wait–No, They Don’t. Or They Do. Shiiiiiit.
Corona’s Strange Success
Stupid Wine Names
You’re Doing It Wrong: Quick Tips for a Better Drinking You
Questions Answered in Whiskey Ring Mystery
Time Running out on Booze Bans at College Games
Tax Hangover Day: a Brief History of Why Booze is Part Victim, Part Hero, Part Villain
What the Fuck Is up with New Mexico and Mini-Bottle Booze?
They Blinded Me with Science: Booze Now Aged in Days Not Years
COUNTERPOINT: You can take my hangover when you pry it from my cold, shaky hands.
How Much Would You Pay for In-Home Hangover Treatment?
New Study Serves a Bitter Brew to Nanny-Staters
Self-Serve Beer a Game-Changer
One Hammer’s response to a Painfully Illogical Western MO Student on “Mocktails”
COUNTERPOINT: Put nutritional information on my booze! I double-dog dare you.
Jack Daniel’s: We Totally Support the Law That Forces All Tennessee Whiskey to Be Jack Daniel’s (Updated)
Harvard Whiskey: Mysterious Still Discovered in Small Town Library
Please Do Not Put Nutritional Information on My Booze
The Drunkard Nation: At Long Last Represented at the White House
Bogus Lawsuit Launches New Red Scare (Updated)
Colorado Microbreweries Join Sinister Cabal Bent on Suppressing Consumer Freedom
Virginia Shows Us that the Untouchables are Alive and Well
The Global Beer-Drinking Championship Results Are In and We Don’t Entirely Suck
Boot the Ban
Thoughts from the Front Lines: Why We Drink
Plot Thickens in Wild Turkey Heist
Drinking With Pets: Great Idea, or Greatest Idea? (and yes, there’s a picture of a cat)
Back to the Future: The Latest Lamentable Attempt to Resurrect Wine Coolers
Jon Taffer: the Bar World’s Harvey Dent, or More of a Two-Face?
Getting Fit for Spring with the Red Wine Workout
Macro Brewery Pride: Just Plain Offensive
Think Inside the Box
Carb Your Beer
Freedom of Speech is a Raging Bitch
Are Dive Bars Going Extinct?
Fearless City Council Tackles the Vital Issue of Mini-bottle Litter
Finally a Post Apocalypse I Can Get Behind
Drinking in the Frolic Room
The CDC Is Stonewalling Us
Diageo’s “Smart” Liquor Bottles Sure Do Sound Stupid
Booze Wars: Dispatches from the Front
The Lengths We Travel: Part V–Tequila and Cliff Diving Should be Enjoyed Separately
The Lengths We Travel, Part IV: A Complicated Toast to Postcolonial Drinking
OK+? OK, Please! An Oklahoma Denizen Demands Cold Beer
The Real Scandal of the Christie “Booze Train” Is American Journalists Are a Gang of Pearl-Clutching Prudes
The Lengths We Travel: Part III–The Travelling Drinksman’s Second Hurdle
The Lengths We Travel, Part II: The Special Hell of Airport Bars
The Lengths We Travel, Part I: The Travelling Drinksman’s First Hurdle
The Lengths We Travel: A Brutal Hammer Field Report
MADD Makes Money From the Alcohol Industry, Contradicts Its Own Position Statements
Ohio House Bans Powdered Alcohol Sales Almost Unanimously Out of Fear
The In-Flight Checklist: Booze We’d Take to Outer Space
Flavored Whiskeys are an Abomination
Best Martini in the History of the World Briefly on Display in Denver Man’s Kitchen
AB InBev Cannot Be Defeated, Only Ignored
Cold Metal, and Other Ways Not to Chill a Drink
The CDC’s Power Grab
Moderate Drinking Allowance Too Low, Says Last Honest Scientist On Planet Earth
Humankind’s Love Affair with Alcohol Started 10 Million Years Ago
Modern Drunkard Is About to Get Arrested in France
Colorado Rep Introduces Bill to Ban Palcohol
That Whole Russians Buying PBR Thing? It Was Just a Gag!
Vegas Doc Croaks Hangovers, Clinches Future Nobel Prize
Scientists Invent Some Sort of Booze Crack Pipe
SHOCK STUDY: Drinking Makes You Happy
Booze Boosts Creativity, New Study Needlessly Explains
Entrepreneur’s Attempt to Spin-Off Successful Product Ends in Arrest
Spirits Giant Diageo Screws the Pooch
Hysterical, Possibly Insane Teetotaler Group Says “Drink Responsibly” Messages Encourage Irresponsible Drinking