Whiskey

How To : Make a Tiki Torch from a Bottle of Jack Daniels

There are tons of ways to make simple DIY lamps out of things you have lying around at home. If you've got an empty container, (even an orange or tuna can), there's probably a way to upcycle it into a lamp of some sort, and they can come in handy if you ever lose power. After ...more

How To : Make Instant 'Aged' Bourbon Out of the Cheap Stuff

Step aside, vodka—whiskey will soon be the best-selling hard liquor in the United States. The whiskey renaissance has been largely attributed to the current trend for locally- and artisan-produced goods. Local whiskey distilleries are rapidly increasing in number across the n ...more

How To : Make a Bourbon Berry Cocktail

Who says bourbon can't be a ladies' liquor? Next time you're hosting a dinner party, pick up a mix of berries at your local grocery store. The delicious fruit will highlight the earthy flavors of your favorite bourbon whiskey, resulting in a wonderfully tart and smooth aperiti ...more

How To : Mix a Gorilla Fart cocktail shot

What better way to learn how to mix a drink than from a hot girl! This bartending how-to video teaches a cocktail recipe for a Gorilla Fart shot. You will need Bacardi 151 rum, Southern Comfort, and Jack Daniels bourbon whiskey. Follow along with this video mixology lesson and ...more

How To : 56 Completely Necessary Booze Hacks

Fight me all you want, but it ain't a party without alcohol—whether it's a Halloween party, Christmas party, dinner party, or even a damn wedding. (If you think that people will stick around after dinner for a dry wedding, then you're sorely mistaken.) And while we'd all love ...more

Weird Ingredient Wednesday : Cook with Lapsang Souchong Tea

Like cigars and whiskey, Lapsang Souchong tea is an acquired taste. Some people never get over the pungent, tarry flavor and intense smell of the beverage, but using it as a rub, marinade, or other seasoning is totally smart. The tea adds a smoky yet not overwhelming flavor to ...more

How To : 8 Mouthwatering S'Mores Food Hacks for Summer

One of the best things about summertime is that there's lots of outdoor cooking, whether you're on a camping trip or grilling. And what better way to end your meal than with the classic dessert, s'mores? However, as delicious as the original combo of graham cracker, toasted m ...more

How To : Enjoy and drink Laphroaig whisky

This video teaches you how Laphroaig whiskey is made and also how to properly taste it. It gives background on the Laphroaig brewing company, explaining the process Laphroaig whiskey goes through and how to properly drink the completed whiskey. The video is a great tutorial on ...more

How To : Liquor Up Your Pie Crusts to Make Them Flaky AF

Pie crusts are pretty intimidating if you're an at-home baker with little experience, since there's a lot of science behind making them. A perfectly flaky crust that's golden brown—not charred and black along the edges—requires careful attention, a foolproof recipe, and some d ...more

News : A History of Print Ads from Wild Turkey Bourbon

There's no doubt about it, we all owe a great debt to one Reverend Elijah Craig and his invention of one of the most delicious and intoxicating (no pun intended) drinks known to man—bourbon whiskey, a sweet mix of corn, rye and barley malt. But we also owe respect to T'sai Lun ...more

How To : Make a Hot Toddy

Take the chill out of a cold day with a hot toddy. Learn how to make one with this bartending video. To make the hot toddy, you will need: boiling water 1.5 oz. whiskey 1 tbsp. honey 1 lemon Optional: brandy or scotch Enjoy your hot toddy on a cold winter day!

How To : Make Filipino nilasing na hipon (drunken shrimp)

Nilasing na hipon translates to drunken shrimp and it gets it’s name because the shrimp are soaked in wine before they are breaded and fried. The alcohol will cook off and you will be left with this delicious Filipino shrimp and vegetable dish. Ingredients: 1 lb shrimp, head ...more

Red Wine : The Secret to Superconductivity

We've all heard of the power that red wine holds. It can help lower risks of heart disease, boost your brain power, and can even recharge your car battery. But last year, a group of Japanese physicists made headlines when they announced that they could induce superconductivity ...more

News : 5 Bourbon-Spiked Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas just wouldn't be the same without cookies. Besides the gifts, it's the one thing that keeps the family (not to mention Santa) coming back each year. As with any family gathering, there's bound to be some chaos this holiday season, but as long as you've got a good sup ...more

How To : Mix a Don Draper

NYC graphic designer Ho-Mui Wong created this homage to Mad Men’s Don Draper for the FADER. To embody the legend, you will need: icy cold stares, ineffective fathering skills, an appetite for unsavory women, cold emotional stoniness, plenty of shameful secrets, advertising gen ...more

How To : Make Irresistible Bacon Booze

I'm human, so it goes without saying that I love bacon. You're human too, which means chances are pretty good that you also love bacon. Yet as beloved as bacon has always been, it's just now experiencing a culinary renaissance, which I love. Bacon chocolate? Heck yes. Bacon do ...more

Super Bowl Snacks : Gatorade-Infused Treats for Game Day

Gatorade and football go hand in hand, from player endorsements to the traditional Gatorade shower that coaches get at each Super Bowl. So, get in the game-day spirit with these Gatorade-infused drinks, desserts, and snacks. The good thing about Gatorade is that it comes in ev ...more

How To : Instantly cut toothache pain in half

Your tooth is throbbing, your head is pounding, and the oral surgeon can't see you until this afternoon. You'll need something to take the edge off until the good doctor can fit you in. You Will Need: Toothbrush, toothpaste, and dental floss, ice or cold water, essential oil ...more

Cannabis Catering : Yuppie Food Laced With Marijuana

Medical marijuana enables a novel business idea: Cannabis Catering, a yuppie stoner catering service, delivers gourmet meals laced with pot to your doorstep. Delivery costs around $100 per person (and of course, medical marijuana card is required). Via Fast Company: "The ide ...more

How To : Turn Any Pot Roast Recipe into a Crock Pot One

Fall is here, and it's time for warm, filling meals... that don't involve a lot of effort, because it is getting cold outside and you spent a full day at work wishing you were on the couch with a blanket over your head, dammit. Solidarity, my friend—you are not alone. As a me ...more

How To : Mix a flaming absinthe Sazerac

The Sazerac is the oldest cocktail we know of and is in fact that first contail ever made. Invented in the mid 1800s, a Sazerac requires you to light up a sugar cube for show. The Sazerac is a drink that must be practiced, tested, tasted, and practiced again. Like a good mart ...more

News : Booze Explosions Create Microscopic Rainbows

For some, vodka, tequila, and whiskey are key ingredients to a good time. But, take a sample, dry it out, magnify x1000, and you've got yourself an unexpected work of art. Prints below by BevShots. For more amazing microscopic images, check out the Zoom-In series on WonderHow ...more

How To : Make bourbon and branch

Bourbon is America's contribution to the whiskey family, and this isn't so much a drink as it is a tradition. Take bourbon, and ideally, dilute it with water from whatever branch of the local tributary was used to make the bourbon. If you don't have access to that, then use wh ...more

How To : Host a Wild Turkey Tasting Party

American whiskeys tend to get an undeservedly bad rap from Scotch whisky snobs. Prove haters wrong by inviting them over for an American bourbon tasting with your favorite Wild Turkey varieties. Choose Your Wild Turkey Bourbon Whiskeys The best part of having a tasting is ge ...more

How To : Make an Irish coffee drink

Irish coffee -- everybody loves it, whether you're Irish or not. And everybody can make it right at home. You don't need to go to your local Irish coffee house to enjoy this delicious drink. Enjoy this how2heroes video and learn how to make a great Irish Coffee - smooth, rich ...more

How To : Make the world's best chocolate cream pie

In this tutorial, learn how to make the best chocolate cream pie you will ever taste. This pie is made fresh and from scratch and comes out totally fluffy and delicious. Follow along and serve this recipe at your next get together. You Will Need: *8 egg yolks *4 cups milk *1/4 ...more

How To : Teach a pet rat to retrieve and drop a ball

This trick is much harder to teach than the ones previously done a video for (spinning and walking on back legs), so apologies that the video is so long but it needs to be. You will need a lot of patience for this and may need to spend many training sessions on each step befor ...more

How To : Mix a pistachio coffee liqueur martini cocktail

This delicious creamy cocktail is made with chocolate syrup and Starbucks Coffee Liqueur. Demonstrated by the dreamy Francesco Lafranconi, Master Mixologist. You will need chocolate syrup, cream, coffee liqueur, whiskey, and pistachio syrup. Watch this video specialty drink-mi ...more

How To : Get rid of bad breath with home remedies

If your morning breath lasts all day, it might be time to take action. You Will Need * Citrus fruit * 2 tsp. baking soda * 2 sprigs parsley * 2-3 cloves * Black or green tea * Water or fruit juice (optional) Step 1 Eat citrus fruit and other foods high in vitamin C to prevent ...more

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