Differentiating White Rum and Dark Rum

Differentiating White Rum and Dark Rum

Originating in the West Indies around the 1600’s, rum is now a popular liquor around the world. It’s made by distilling sugarcane or molasses, and ...
Whisky vs. Bourbon

Whisky vs. Bourbon

To the naked eye, some liquors may not look different when compared to each other. Imagine having a glass of rum sitting next to a glass of whisky....
Serve it Up: Six Ways to Enjoy Whisky

Serve it Up: Six Ways to Enjoy Whisky

You may think that the flavors of a certain liquor are dependent on the production and aging process. The truth is, everything impacts the taste of...
Bourbon for Beginners

Bourbon for Beginners

Bourbon for Beginners  While most liquors began their spread to other parts of the world through migrating monks, touring soldiers, and trade merch...
Serve it Up: Ways to Enjoy Soju

Serve it Up: Ways to Enjoy Soju

Rising to popularity amongst frequent bar-goers around the world, soju is a Korean alcoholic drink traditionally made of a rice base. In recent yea...
Recipes for Popular Vodka Cocktails

Recipes for Popular Vodka Cocktails

Vodka is the perfect liquor for your next event. Whether it’s a party, or a kickback with some friends, a night in with a book or a Netflix series,...
What is Shōchū? Get to know this Japanese beverage

What is Shōchū? Get to know this Japanese beverage

Shōchū is a Japanese alcohol that has been distilled from either rice, sweet potatoes, barley or other ingredients, from chestnuts to carrots. Shōc...
Getting a Handle on Your Hangover

Getting a Handle on Your Hangover

Dealing with hangover symptoms isn’t something anyone wants to do. Even the very act of existing is excruciating. Hangovers put you in a foul mood ...
The Difference Between Cheap and Expensive Vodka

The Difference Between Cheap and Expensive Vodka

Vodka originates in parts of Eastern Europe, such as Russia and Poland. In fact, many traditional vodka-producing regions still make their vodka us...
Beer or Cider: Which one’s best suited to you?

Beer or Cider: Which one’s best suited to you?

Beer is one of the most widely available alcohols in the world. With millions of breweries around the world, making unique brews such as craft and ...
Debunking Myths of Vodka

Debunking Myths of Vodka

Vodka discourse has been a constant chatter for centuries! Whilst some believe vodka is made purely from potatoes, others think vodka needs to be f...
The Best Vodka Mixers

The Best Vodka Mixers

Soda Water Soda water is simplistic, realistic and straightforward. It’s great for the people who prefer the vodka flavour shining through, over a ...
Brandy or Cognac? Everything you need to know

Brandy or Cognac? Everything you need to know

Brandy is an umbrella term for any distilled spirit made by fermenting fruit juice. Cognac is a type of brandy made in a region of France called Co...
The Difference between Vodka & Gin

The Difference between Vodka & Gin

What is vodka? Vodka is a clear spirit that originates in parts of Eastern Europe. It can be made from a variety of ingredients - anything from sta...
Who Knew Whisky Could Be Beneficial to Health?

Who Knew Whisky Could Be Beneficial to Health?

When it comes to health benefits of alcohol, it’s widely accepted that the healthiest booze is wine, especially when it comes to heart health. Whil...
Everything You Need to Know About Liqueur

Everything You Need to Know About Liqueur

What is Liqueur? Liqueur is a drink composed of spirits and flavourings. Often served in small quantities as a digestif - a dessert drink - it can ...
How is Vodka Made?

How is Vodka Made?

Where liquor is concerned, the production process has always involved two processes: fermentation and distillation. As vodka is a liquor, it’s easy...
Misleading Alcohol Myths and the Truth Behind Them

Misleading Alcohol Myths and the Truth Behind Them

You may have heard multiple sayings surrounding alcohol that you just accept to be truth. In reality, they’re based on misconceptions which have be...
Soju for the S(e)oul — you need to try this trending Korean drink

Soju for the S(e)oul — you need to try this trending Korean drink

Soju is a social drink. Originally from Korea, this beverage has seen an exponential growth in popularity, especially in the international market. ...
The History of Vodka

The History of Vodka

Vodka is a no-nonsense drink. For hundreds of years it has been a favourite in Eastern Europe, and in the past century, it has grown in popularity...
A Basic Guide to Rum

A Basic Guide to Rum

Whether you like pina coladas and getting caught in the rain, or are a fan of the Pirates of the Caribbean, you are definitely familiar with Rum. T...
Breaking Down Different Types of Vodka

Breaking Down Different Types of Vodka

Now that you know how vodka originated and how it’s made, it’s time to take a look at the different types of vodka available. Vodka may seem like a...
What Makes a Good Whisky?

What Makes a Good Whisky?

Many have tried to define and pinpoint what makes a good whisky. Both mere enthusiasts and seasoned experts have weighed in on what they think cons...
The Beginner’s Guide to Vodka

The Beginner’s Guide to Vodka

Staple at every bar, liquor store, and college party, vodka is the neutral-tasting liquor everyone gravitates towards. Not only is it clear, making...
An In-depth Guide to Whisky

An In-depth Guide to Whisky

Whisky has long been the equivalent of taste and class. In pop culture, only the most refined of characters consume whisky. It’s been featured in m...
New-School Cocktail Recipes You Need to Try

New-School Cocktail Recipes You Need to Try

If you’re sick of the same old cocktails that seem to be on every bar menu, then you need to try  these newer, trendier cocktails that will give yo...
A Quick History of Sake

A Quick History of Sake

What is Sake? Sake is a Japanese brewed alcohol consisting of rice, koji and water, and is the most notable alcohol to come out of Japan in the pas...
Why Does Everyone Love Tequila?

Why Does Everyone Love Tequila?

Tequila seems to be everyone’s favorite spirit. It’s liquid gold at the club, the star of a margarita and the reason everyone is holidaying in Mexi...
How Different Alcohols Can Make You Different Kinds of Drunk

How Different Alcohols Can Make You Different Kinds of Drunk

Vodka: Everything feels like a good idea  If you're drinking vodka tonight, get ready for a camera roll full of photos and a phone buzzing with con...
Single Malt and Blended Whisky: What’s the Difference?

Single Malt and Blended Whisky: What’s the Difference?

With the vast variety of whisky available out there, it can be difficult to keep track of all the kinds. From a good ol’ Scotch to a Japanese class...