House Party Review

Fancy dress, an endless toilet queue and lots of drugs – but nothing weird.


Brace Yourself for Cardi B's 'Bocktail' Empire

Cardi B wants to create a "Bocktails with Cardi B" TV show and booze.


Watch Brad Pitt's Brother Reenact the Ending of 'Se7en' in a Beer Commercial

Doug Pitt gives us the leather jacket, goatee, and the “What’s in the boooooox?” line to sell six packs for Mother's Brewery.


This Vegemite-Toast-Flavoured Liqueur Sounds Like a Dare

"If you like that savoury flavor of yeast-extract spreads, you’ll really enjoy it."


Getting Sober as a Bartender Means Quitting the Clown Act

I had chosen not to be an artist. I had chosen to be a clown, and I wasn’t happy with it. So I stopped.


Where to Drink in Amsterdam, According to the World’s Best Bartender

Ryan Chetiyawardana, otherwise known as Mr Lyan, has won 'International Bartender of the Year' two years in a row. I got him to show me around the Dutch capital.


Can a Bar Feel Like a Bar Without Booze?

The rise of alcohol-free bars asks if drinking’s spontaneity can be separated from booze's loosening properties.


The Mythical Polish Moonshine That Apparently Leaves No Hangover

Bimber, a homebrew traditionally made with yeast or rye, has been produced illegally in Poland since the 19th century.


This Swedish Cocktail Was Designed to Challenge Gender Assumptions

“Even before we start drinking, we're taught that men drink certain things and women drink certain things. It has nothing to do with how we actually perceive flavor.”


No, Pub Closures Are Not the Reason You’re Shagging Less

A recent Guardian article linked the rise in pub closures with young people having less sex, but is there any truth in it?


How Fernet Took Over Argentina

Argentina consumes so much of the polarising liqueur that it has Fratelli Branca's only distillery outside of Italy.