This Once-Abandoned Warehouse Might Contain the Future of Booze
And it smells like a drunken botanical garden.
Lars Hinnerskov Eriksen
You Can Now Drink Kombucha Fernet Thanks to Lindsay Lohan
How LiLo inspired one company to turn its health drink into hooch.
Natalie B. Compton
You Can Now Get Drunk and Learn How to Make Booze at a 'Gin School'
At the Gin School at Listoke Distillery in County Louth, Ireland, “students” will get a full course load, but first things first: drinking.
Ireland's Best Gin Is Made Out of Milk
Rather than grain, Bertha’s Revenge Irish Milk Gin is made from the distillation of alcoholic sweet whey, the liquid produced during cheese-making.
How to Drink Homemade Hooch in the Balkans
On a recent tour of the Balkans, I was pleased to taste some bracing palinka, or homemade Hungarian fruit brandy. I was a little less pleased to try tuica, a Romanian moonshine. And you don't even want to know what's in the poo jacket.
Ilan Ben Zion
Rakija Is the Fire That Fuels the Balkans
“When you taste it, you can tell exactly what family made it,” one Macedonian man told me of rakija, a home-distilled spirit that's a staple in the Balkans.
Inside the Welsh Distillery Taking on the Irish and Scottish Whisky Dons
Ireland may have Jameson and Scots their Scotch, but Penderyn Distillery is making a name for Welsh whisky. “The Scots do a double distillation, the Irish distil three times, but we only distil once,” says Penderyn’s Jon Tregenna.
This Tiny Finnish Distillery Makes Some of the World’s Best Gin
Kyrö Distillery Company seemingly came from nowhere and blew the tastebuds off of expert judges and common ginthusiasts alike with its small-batch spirits.
This Vodka Is Made from Deep Ocean Water
Hawaiian Sea Spirits Distillery and Organic Farm is doing something the world of spirits has never seen before: taking deep ocean water and turning it into premium booze.
Accusations and Insults Are Flying in the UK's Artisanal Vodka Wars
Chase says that they don’t make their vodka from scratch the way his Chase Distillery does, despite claiming that they do. Instead, Chase says his competitors start with something called “neutral spirit,” which is a ready-made, high-proof alcohol.
Evidently You Can Clean Up A Nuclear Dump Site With Whisky
Scientists might just have discovered a way to use spent whisky grains to clean up radioactive material. And they might just be jamming a whole bunch of said grain down a massive (and massively radioactive) shaft in Scotland.
Alabama Just Made Its First Legal Whiskey in 100 Years
No surprise that the product launch was a success. Alabama, after all, has been waiting for homegrown whiskey for a very long time.