No one knows the moment when it happened. Sriracha used to be reserved for sprucing up yesterday’s pad thai, and then things changed. Now Sriracha, as either a brand or a flavoring, is so infused to everything pop culture that people will squirt it on tacos de carnitas with a straight face, as if there [...]


Nicolas Stecher jumped in the Aston Martin DBS Volante Carbon Edition to find out why Mr. Bond loves his Astons so. With 510 horsepower and a 190 mph top speed growling forth from its 5.9-liter V-12, that should seem obvious. But despite — or perhaps, even because of — its many quirks, the car belongs [...]


19 Apr
Why make us hate that which brings us so much joy...?

Is that a rain cloud spilling drops on me? Wait no, it’s a giant man up in the sky with a bulbous red nose who’s drunken hands are pouring vodka into an overflowing shot glass and ruining my pad! Question for Russian anti-drunk poster creator: how shitfaced were you when this happened? Inherent with ambiguity [...]


27 Jan
Warning: Naga Jolokia-infused vodka not to be taken lightly

The folks at Master of Malt will soon be releasing the world’s hottest chilli vodka, dubbed “100,000 Scovilles Naga Chilli Vodka”. The spirit was made from infusing vodka with Naga Jolokia, the world’s hottest chili. Competitive types be aware, this vodka is not meant to be drunk neat — and especially not in shot form. [...]


28 Sep
The latest limited edition partnership in art & fashion

Absolut has just as much of a tradition featuring city-themed limited edition vodkas as they do ones packed with fruity concoctions. Remember that SF-themed one? Well their latest release isn’t a nod to a city, but it is definitely filled with lots of fruit. The Absolut Gustafson — vodka flavored with sun-ripened cherries, freshly sliced [...]


27 Jul
The Kentucky-based distillery introduces their 24th flavored vodka

Burnett’s is like a (very cheap) friend you haven’t seen in a long time but meet on the street, and you instantly strike up a conversation like no time has been lost. One shot of their Orange flavored vodka and I’m taken back a couple years to parties in college, graduation night and a slew [...]


24 Jun
City-themed vodka highlights San Francisco’s history and culture

Known for their limited edition city-themed vodkas, Absolut has recently introduced their fifth in the series dedicated to the City by the Bay, San Francisco. Absolut’s SF Limited Edition Vodka is infused with grape, papaya and dragon fruit, which we assume is a nod to their wine markets and Asian and Hispanic population. Setting itself [...]


If you’re too cheap to buy the top shelf stuff, or too broke to afford an entire bottle of rare scotch, Drinks By The Dram‘s got something for you. While my idea of sample is most happily pronounced with the word “free” in front of it, I will never be too complainy about getting any [...]

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