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Beer Fast

 At any moment on the Internet, there are people gleefully and analytically dissecting and discussing the viscosity and texture of their latest bowel movements....

What Extinct Tastes Like

I've never really been “into” Scotch. Scotch tends to make people make snooty noises, makes them swirl their drink and discuss the “bouquet of flavors,”...

Rise Of the Dives

Night falls on San Francisco's bustling North Beach district as tourists, flesh peddlers and hipsters troll the sidewalks beneath an ashen sky. I maneuver past...

Mullocked In Minneapolis

Thursday Denver International Airport 2 Budweisers Airport bars should be exciting. You want to be sitting next to some chap in a pith helmet off to safari...
Dionysus Rising

Dionysus Rising

The savage drumbeat grew louder as the worshippers of wine whirled, gyrated and staggered ever faster around the gilded altar. Letting loose great animal shrieks...

The Dry War

Winston Churchill said the Royal Navy promised nothing to its enlistees but “rum, sodomy, and the lash. ” If you could stand buggery and...

Drunken Treasure

There is enough 150-year-old whiskey resting underground where the old river queen sank to get 130,000 people pie-eyed. It's worth five million dollars, and...

Dead Drunk

Giles Humbert III strikes up a conversation with some of history’s greatest drunks through renowned spirit channeler Maria St. Longue.   Modern Drunkard Magazine: I...

The Beer Brewing Monkeys of Borneo

Long thought the figment of sailors’ over-active imaginations, recent studies have proven the existence of savvy primates who know how to make fermented brew...

Soused at the Southpole

When we think about Antarctica we tend to think about vast tracts of frozen wastes, of desperate men whipping dogs toward lonely deaths or...