cognac

Booze

Sourcing High-End Booze For a Living Is Less Fun than it Sounds

"I could be in a vineyard with a small cognac maker, and if I asked the guy what the weather was, he wouldn’t answer.”
Eric Kingrea
10.9.18
Recipe

Bacon-Wrapped Country Pâté

Embrace your inner Frenchy and make this Pâté de Campagne, a rustic pork country pâté with a modern update from Brooklyn spot, Alameda.
Nick Padilla
3.19.18
Booze

The Joy of Not-So-Secretly Drinking on Russian Trains

In vodka-soaked Russia, a calamity has taken place: Booze is banned on the trains. But that doesn't mean passengers and crew aren't drinking.
Dave Hazzan
2.10.18
Noisey News

Pharrell Has Recorded a Song That Probably Won't Be Released Until You're Dead

For climate change awareness, yes, but also to promote cognac. Synergy!
Lauren O'Neill
11.20.17
Recipe

Tommy's Cold Toddy Recipe

Cold brew is great, but it's even better with booze.
Dan Solomito
10.15.17
Animation

Jacques Cousteau Talks Atlantis and Cognac in This Playful Animated Interview

Patrick Smith animates an inspiring conversation in the latest episode of PBS Digital Studios' Blank on Blank ‘The Experimenters’ series.
Nathaniel Ainley
2.22.17
Booze

Watch This Guy Down the World’s Most Expensive Shot

The nearly $8,800 price tag is going to give businessman Jason Wong more than a sore head in the morning.
Daisy Meager
11.18.16
Make it

Cold Brew Tastes Better with Brandy

Tommy's cold brew is part iced coffee, part hard liquor.
Munchies Staff
9.10.16
Comics!

'Old Friends,' Today's Comic by Jai Granofsky

Sometimes you run into an old friend you don't recognize and they force you to drink cognac with them before they knock you out with a bat and put you in their truck.
Jai Granofsky
6.4.16
spirits

You Can Bid on Marie Antoinette-Era Cognac in Paris

La Tour d’Argent, a famed Parisian restaurant, is selling off a silver duck press and 228-year-old bottles of Grande Fine Clos du Griffier Cognac.
Wyatt Marshall
5.7.16
Make this

It's Time to Punch Out

It’s been a long hard journey from Monday morning to this moment, hasn’t it? So take a load off. Make punch.
Munchies Staff
4.15.16
liquor

I Went to a Country that Doesn’t Exist to Drink Its Famous Brandy

Located between Moldova and the Ukraine, Transnistria has yet to receive any international acknowledgement that it actually exists. Despite that, it happens to produce some extremely fine—and extremely expensive—brandy.
Emelyn Rude
1.31.16
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