There's something about customising a Bloody Mary to fit your special palate that is infinitely appealing, and nothing thrills a brunch guest more than a Bloody Mary bar. Here's everything you need to ensure your Bloody Bar is a transcendentally tasty experience, even if it's a bar for one.
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In Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, the character of George is haunted by a decades-old memory of accidentally ordering a "Bergin and water" in a crowded pub. While most of us know the difference between bourbon and gin, it's possible you've made a similar faux pas to the sniggers of nearby barflies. Here are 20 popular alcoholic beverages that you might be mispronouncing.
We've mentioned before that certain beers go well with certain foods, but this chart shows you which beer flavours pair best with different types of food. You have more flexibility with these more general pairings because you're not limited to matching specific beers with specific dishes, so you can reach for your favourite brew that matches up well.
Dear Lifehacker, I recently read your article on home bar essentials and it got me in the mood to dust off my cocktail making kit. However, I'm looking to dabble beyond the usual mixers and garnishes. Specifically, I want to give egg whites a try. Where should a beginner start?
Australians spend millions of dollars per year on sparkling water, but there are a few common myths about the bubbly beverage that don't quite add up. Some say it's bad for your bones, erodes your teeth, and that it might even dehydrate you. If you're worried your favourite fizzy drink is actually unhealthy, here's the mouth-tingling truth.
A good wine isn't something you should be ashamed to enjoy. It's also not a one-way ticket to the often-expensive and over-the-top world of wine, wine lingo, and wine reviewers. It's actually easy to enjoy the differences between a pinot noir and a cabernet without draining your bank account or learning a totally new vocabulary.
Summer is the perfect time to cook every course on your grill, including drinks. Add a smoky, caramelised flavour by using grilled fruit in your cocktails.
Getting the attention of the bartender at your favourite watering hole can be a daunting task, especially after work or on the busy weekends when everyone's out for a drink or three. To make it a little easier, we sat down with a couple of bartenders who have been slinging drinks for years to get the best tips. Here's what they suggested.