Diary of a Dipsomaniac

Coup De Tiki Does anything beautiful last? Judging by the bottle of Tulamore Dew I polished off last night, the answer is a resounding “No.”...

Rip Griffin, Drinking Detective: The Case of the Missing Case

I stood at the window of my apartment in Capitol Hill and gazed at the beautiful snow-capped Rocky Mountains lit by the bright...

Soused Cinema

From the flickering beginnings of motion pictures to the multiplex-filling offerings of today, alcohol has played a major role in the movies. In fact, the...

Raise ‘Em High!

A shot without a toast is like sex without foreplay. And by a toast I don't mean “Cheers” or “Here's to you” — offering those...
Adventures with Alcohol

Adventures with Alcohol: The Binge That Changed History

In the turbulent spring of 1970, Richard Nixon had recently sent 50,000 troops into Cambodia, the U.S. Congress had just dumped the nomination of...

The Booze And I: A Love Story

I first remember meeting her when I was three. That night, she toyed with me, teased me until I reached out and grabbed her and...

Weapons of Mass Inebriation

Alcohol is much more than a sure cure for sobriety. Cast a gaze back into the mists of history and you'll see wine, beer and...
Booze News

Booze News

Java Protects Juicers Bethesda, MD — Coffee and tea may reduce the risk of serious liver damage for heavy drinkers, says a new study. The...