Take a Look at the Newest Liquor Laws in America

Take a Look at the Newest Liquor Laws in America

Jun 19, 2016

A lot has happened in the American beer, wine, and spirits world since we last took a look at the country’s changing liquor laws. As...

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How to Celebrate National and World Gin Days

How to Celebrate National and World Gin Days

Jun 07, 2016

It appears that June 11th is the time to drink your Gin. National Gin Day falls on June 11th this year, as does World Gin...

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Bartender Spotlight: Jasper Adams on Beer City's Cocktail Scene

Bartender Spotlight: Jasper Adams on Beer City's Cocktail Scene

Jun 02, 2016

Despite its title as “Beer City, USA,” Asheville, North Carolina is more than just a craft beer destination. The Southern city celebrated “Asheville Cocktail Week”...

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4 Fabulous Ways to Celebrate National Moonshine Day

4 Fabulous Ways to Celebrate National Moonshine Day

Jun 02, 2016

Believe it or not, June 5th is National Moonshine day, and we couldn’t very well pass by the chance to properly observe a seriously American...

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History of the Portland Rum Riot: A Spirit Worth Rioting over

History of the Portland Rum Riot: A Spirit Worth Rioting over

May 31, 2016

On June 2nd, 1855 the working class residents of Portland, Maine discovered their teetotaling mayor Neal Dow was storing $1600 worth of rum inside City...

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Your Roadmap To Never-Ending Craft Beer Weeks

Your Roadmap To Never-Ending Craft Beer Weeks

May 26, 2016

American Craft Beer Week may be over, but don’t despair! The fun is never over, because craft beer week celebrations happen throughout the year all...

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Of Sabers and Pairings: The Eclectic Wine Scene of Portland, Oregon

Of Sabers and Pairings: The Eclectic Wine Scene of Portland, Oregon

May 24, 2016

At the recent launch party for Matt Wagner’s Tall Trees of Paris at Gigantic Brewing (a great success, by the way!) we were honored by...

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A Brief History of Wine in America

A Brief History of Wine in America

May 24, 2016

May 25th is American Wine day and we’ve been thinking a lot about how we got to be a nation of wine drinkers again. In...

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Booze Laws Roundup

Booze Laws Roundup

May 19, 2016

The 2016 legislative sessions saw no shortage of booze-related bills introduced to the House and Senate. Although not all of the bills make it through,...

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Celebrating Craft Beer at the Commons Brewery

Celebrating Craft Beer at the Commons Brewery

May 16, 2016

Get your growlers ready, because American Craft Beer Week is upon us once again! 2016 marks its 11th anniversary, celebrating America’s small independent craft breweries and...

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Celebrate Limerick Day

Celebrate Limerick Day

May 10, 2016

You have two options this May 12th: you can do what you normally do, which is probably come home from work and then spend the...

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Celebrate National Moscato Day with Refreshing Recipes For Your Summer

Celebrate National Moscato Day with Refreshing Recipes For Your Summer

May 05, 2016

May 9th is National Moscato Day! A day when most of us find ourselves asking "What do you do with that bottle of moscato?" Moscato...

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The Mint Julep and the Kentucky Derby Go Hand in Hand

The Mint Julep and the Kentucky Derby Go Hand in Hand

May 03, 2016

The Kentucky Derby is the oldest continuously running sports event in the nation. The first Kentucky Derby was held on May 17th, 1875 and has...

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Five Ways Craft Brewers are Creating Beers With a Lighter Environmental Footprint

Five Ways Craft Brewers are Creating Beers With a Lighter Environmental Footprint

Apr 19, 2016

Like many of the products we love, alcohol production isn’t always easy on the environment. Between the water consumption, energy needed to produce the product,...

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Explore San Antonio's Fiesta Event With a Native

Explore San Antonio's Fiesta Event With a Native

Apr 14, 2016

Fiesta® San Antonio began in 1891 as a one-parade event to honor those who fought in the Texas Revolution and has expanded into an eleven...

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Bartender Spotlight: Jacquelyn Zykan on Drinking Like a Local in Kentucky

Bartender Spotlight: Jacquelyn Zykan on Drinking Like a Local in Kentucky

Apr 05, 2016

When Jacquelyn Zykan offered up a drinking tip as a bartender in Louisville, Kentucky for The Field Guide to Drinking in America: A Traveler’s Handbook to...

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Eight Places to Sit Back and Sip Your Way Through South By Southwest

Eight Places to Sit Back and Sip Your Way Through South By Southwest

Mar 11, 2016

From interactive media exhibitions to premieres of box office hits, South by Southwest brings an impressive lineup of tech events, films, and music to Austin,...

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Bringing Back The Brewster

Bringing Back The Brewster

Mar 08, 2016

It’s the most popular alcoholic beverage in the US, and the second most popular in the world. It’s also one of the oldest—first discovered during...

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Raise a Glass to Five Great Films about Bootlegging

Raise a Glass to Five Great Films about Bootlegging

Feb 24, 2016

The 88th Academy Awards is a big night for movie lovers, with box office hits like The Revenant and Mad Max: Fury Road competing for...

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Five Boozy Things You Didn’t Know About Groundhog Day

Five Boozy Things You Didn’t Know About Groundhog Day

Feb 02, 2016

It’s Groundhog Day, the holiday where, for 130 years, we’ve looked to the humble woodchuck for meteorological advice. The ‘official’ groundhog is known as Punxsutawney...

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Celebrate Beer and Books This Holiday Season

Celebrate Beer and Books This Holiday Season

Dec 02, 2015

Portland’s annual Holiday Ale Festival gets underway today (December 2nd) at Pioneer Courthouse Square. With 50+ big, bold craft holiday ales on tap, it’s a...

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The Cocktail Club at Blue Bicycle Books

The Cocktail Club at Blue Bicycle Books

Jul 24, 2015

Jeremiah Schenzel at the Cocktail Club in Charleston, SC offered up this recipe for the cocktail served at the Field Guide launch event last week at...

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Breakside Brewery Q&A

Breakside Brewery Q&A

Jul 16, 2015

Recent tap list at the Milwaukie, OR location  As we eagerly anticipate the first annual Breakside Brewery Luau on Sunday, July 19th, brewmaster Ben Edmunds...

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Cascade Barrel House and Tap it Tuesday

Cascade Barrel House and Tap it Tuesday

Jun 27, 2015

Kevin Martin from Cascade Barrel House graciously took the time to answer some questions I thought up to prep everyone for the Tap it Tuesday...

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