Pairing Wine with Sushi

Sushi and most Japanese cuisine are known for pairing wonderfully with grain-based drinks such as beer and sake (though it is not traditional to drink Sake with sushi in Japan.) I prefer a nice wit beer, not too filling, and just the right amount of carbonation. But what if you prefer splitting a nice bottle […]

Pumpkin Pie in a Glass

Pumpkin pie is one of my all-time favorite desserts year round. But when I’ve been drinking all night at a bar and it’s dessert time, skip the pie, I’m grabbing a Pumpkin Pie Martini. Frothy, spicy, pumpkin martinis set the mood for a perfect autumn night.   Whether it’s vodka, rum, or tequila, pumpkin martinis are […]

Favorite Fall Beers

Fall is nearly here and so is pumpkin beer! Well, most pumpkin beer has been out for about two months already…But, most people don’t want to think of pumpkins while it’s still 80 degrees out.   I on the other hand could not wait for pumpkin beer, PSLs, and pumpkin picking. And, for the most part, […]

Harborside Craft Brew Fest

‘Tis the season for beer and wine fests! Jersey City is hosting their Harborside Craft Brew Fest, Saturday October 15th with two sessions: 12:00PM-4:00PM and 5:30PM-9:30PM. For the celebration of Oktoberfest there will be over 150 styles of craft beer available to taste!   Tickets for admission are $65 each which includes a 5oz. sample cup […]

Central Jersey Beer Fest

This Saturday, October 8th, 2016 is the Central Jersey Beer Fest held at the Mercer Country Park Festival Grounds in West Windsor, New Jersey. The festival starts at 12:00 PM where you can enjoy a cash bar and food vendors (an ATM will be available). At 12:30 the 4-hour beer tasting will begin. You will […]

Happy National Vodka Day!

Tuesday, October 4th is National Vodka (and Taco) Day! So celebrate in style at your local martini bar, or cheers to the day and drink some Majorska in your dorm room with your 5 of your closest bros. This pure, colorless, flavorless liquid is one of the easiest liquors to mix cocktails with. Vodka can […]


The Lexington Avenue Armory is hosting the New York City’s Fall Harvest Craft Beer Festival this October. There will be 3 different tasting times: Friday October 14th 8:00PM-10:30PM and Saturday October 15th 2:00PM-4:30PM and 7:00PM-9:30 PM (VIP get in an hour earlier.) Seventy-five different breweries will be at the beer festival. You will be able […]


‘Tis the season for apples, hot cider, pumpkins, hayrides, and fun fall festivals.  The temperature outside is dropping, leaves are changing, and people are getting in the autumn mindset.  Fall is my absolute favorite time of the year, and visiting farms to pick up some delicious apple cider is one of my favorite things to […]

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Image from Mix all of your favorite fruit juices and spirits together in a large bowl, throw in some fruit for garnish, and boom, you have made yourself a successful punch. The History of Punch The word “punch” derives from the Hindustani word “paanstch” which means “five”.   This large beverage is concocted of five […]

The Great American Beer Festival

In exactly one month from now, October 6th-8th, Denver Colorado will be hosting the largest beer festival and competition in the United States:  The Great American Beer Festival.  Founded in 1982, this beer festival has evolved with the craft brewery scene and offers over 600 breweries and more than 3,500 beers to taste!  Don’t forget […]