Archives for November 2012


6 Of The Most Collectible Beers

When it comes to the most collectible beers, there are many different options to choose from. Beer lovers know that there is literally no end to the number of delicious, unique brews out there. However, if you're looking to start up a beer bottle and can collection, you're going to need to think beyond taste. From limited quantity beers to seasonal favorites and everything in between, it shouldn't …


How To Play The Office Drinking Game

    "The Office" has been one of the staples of NBC’s prime-time programming. "The Office" features the often times hilarious exploits of the crew at Dunder Mifflin, a fictional paper supply company. Like a typical office, the characters in the show are given to fits of ego, boredom and strange behavior that often borders on the inappropriate. Fans of the show often enjoy it even m …


The Butcher Block: How To Buy The Right Kitchen Knives

Unless you want your dinner guests wondering why their food was hacked up instead of sliced up, you're going to need to know how to buy the right kitchen knives. Sure, you can keep buying the same $20 set every year, but unless you're just using them to put slits in microwave dinners, a good set of knives is the best investment. Knives aren't just about making you look like you know what's going o …


SingleCut Beersmiths: Unique Brews

Looking for potent pints? In the second installment of Spirits and Hops, radio personality Richard Christy (The Howard Stern Show) heads to an upstart brewery in Queens, New York to sample their stuff and find out what makes the best craft beer.


Get Drunk And Feel Great With These 6 Healthy Cocktails

There are benefits to getting drunk when adding these feel great ingredients! Cocktails should include the perks of a nutritional garnish. But take the garnish up a notch for a full fledge cocktail make-over. Fruits are in! Banana Banshee. 1/2 oz Creme de Banana 1/2 oz Creme de Cacao 1 oz low fat cream 1/2 banana Ice Bananas benefit bones and assists in disease prevention. …


Barcade: Craft Beer & Video Games

If you’re ever hankering for some craft beer and classic arcade games, then head on over to Barcade, Brooklyn’s own craft beer bar and arcade. We sent radio personality Richard Christy (The Howard Stern Show) to get the inside scoop.


The Butcher Block: What To Look For When Buying A Smoker

If you're looking to take your food to the next level, you're going to need to know what to look for when buying a smoker. Sure, you might feel like you're accomplishing something by standing over a grill and feeling the heat from the flames. But a good smoker gives your barbecue the time it needs to cook, and lets your meat absorb flavor without getting dried out. Once you have your n …


Grapes, Wine and Rock ’n’ Roll

Beyond the label, Wines That Rock capture something about the album or band they reference, giving you a full-spectrum taste experience.


5 Schnapps Cocktails You Should Drink More Often

Schnapps gets a bad wrap. Sure, it's that tasty liquor which you swiped from your parent's liquor cabinet to get buzzed when you were a teenager and was generally tagged as a "girlie" drink, since it was so fruity and sweet. You usually didn't drink it around your buddies to avoid being made fun of and this mentality has stuck since, from the day you actually reached legal dr …


3 Everclear Cocktails That Are Not To Be Taken Lightly

Drinking everclear is generally dangerous business, as it is almost like drinking pure rubbing alcohol. In other words, a very small amount will go a long way, get you wasted, reign terror on your liver and body and possibly cause you to blackout and not remember the vast majority of the night. While that may sound like a standard Thursday in most college dorms, you should always use caution when …


8 Romantic Breakfast In Bed Ideas That Will Save You From Sleeping On the Couch

Breakfast in bed can be one of the most romantic ways to start you and your lover’s day, or it can result in a really big mess. Not only can a mess fall all over the expensive comforter, but it can mess up the rest of your day by creating a really crabby dame. Do it bad enough, and you’ll be sleeping on the couch for weeks. The keys to romantic breakfast in bed success include your timing, executi …


6 Winter Drinks That You Should Drink Year Round

The best winter drinks are found with the words beer or lager on the label. Take it from a licensed bartender. The next six beer and lager winter drinks are like no other seasonal beverage with a splash of class in a glass, taste to embrace, and a robust you can trust. Enjoy one of these winter drinks and you just may wish to spring through summer and fall into winter, over and over again. Samu …


7 Weird Drinks That Are Also Delicious

You drink a lot. Every time your bartender asks you, "What'll you have?" you mentally go through the list of your favorite drinks. Beer might sound too heavy and whiskey always leads to trouble. You're stuck, caught in the drinker's doldrums of monotony. No matter how much you drink there are always more options out there. So get a little crazy with it and explore the alcoholic frontier: the world …