Drink to Your Health

When you open the pages of any lifestyle magazine these days, you’ll likely find an article on ways to enjoy “guilt free” or “low-calorie” cocktails. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not a bad thing. Besides, I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of drinking vodka sodas. Some people (including myself) believe drinking cocktails made [...]

The Current State of the Lime-Life

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably caught wind of the current lime shortage. The last few times I’ve sat down at a bar to have a cocktail, I’ve a) heard people complain about lemons in their drink; b) cursed the acidic juice in my hangnail while squeezing the puniest, poorest excuse of [...]

Top 5 Drinks to Celebrate Golden Sochi Moments

        As always, this year’s Olympics have been filled with triumph and tears, and that’s just on my couch! From raging eye infections to brotherly bonds, these memorable Sochi moments call for a celebration with some equally memorable cocktails: 1. Bob Costas’ Raging Pink Eye Maybe Bob has taken to the latest, [...]

Drinking Without the Buzz

  Today marks my 23rd day straight without a drink. No wine, no beer, no cocktails, not even a spritzer to speak of. No chip to celebrate on the horizon, either. This period of abstention has not been voluntary, but rather came about due to some health issues. I’m fine now and actually headed towards [...]

When Wine and Spirits Get Along

BOOZE BIN By Caroline Helper (@forgetburgundy)   Just last week I attended an exciting wine event – a tasting of “Top 100” wines that were chosen for their 90+ point ratings from all the top scoring publications. The high caliber of all the wines served combined with the venue, one of Puerto Rico’s top luxury [...]

Diluting Your Brand. Literally.

THE BOOZE BIN By Pia Mara Finkell (@piamara) I’m a bourbon girl. I’ve never been a huge fan of vodka, gin makes me sort of angry and rum leaves a drumbeat in my skull the morning after. I like a range of bourbons, but Maker’s Mark has always been my go-to with its honeyed flavors [...]