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13

Feb


 Maker’s Mark will water down bourbon to avert a shortage  



Whiskey mania is leading the bourbon brand to reduce alcohol volume to stretch supplies.
Whiskey mania is leading the bourbon brand to reduce alcohol volume to stretch supplies.

02

Jul

Hardcore backpackers may scoff at the idea of weighing down their packs with alcohol, but if you have your heart set on campsite cocktails this holiday weekend, check out MNN’s guide to backpacking with booze.

Hardcore backpackers may scoff at the idea of weighing down their packs with alcohol, but if you have your heart set on campsite cocktails this holiday weekend, check out MNN’s guide to backpacking with booze.

29

Jan

Which kind of booze is best for the planet?

An inconvenient vermouth: When it comes to global warming, why beer beats tequila, whiskey tops rum, and savvy New Yorkers buy French wine.

21

Jan

Abstaining from alcohol significantly shortens life

New research shows that those who imbibe are less likely to die than those who stay dry.

25

Dec

Which kind of booze is best for the planet?

When it comes to global warming, here’s why beer beats tequila, whiskey tops rum, and savvy New Yorkers buy French wine.

20

Dec

Eco-friendly guide to holiday boozing

utnereader:

Have you ever been sipping on a glass of merlot, thinking to yourself with vague anxiety, “God, I wonder if this wine was filtered with tropical fish bladders?” Sure you have. Now, thanks to Ethical Consumer, you can find out whether or not your favorite winery uses isinglass—a fining agent derived from fish swim bladders used to remove organic compounds in wine—along with various other ethical lapses committed by dozens of beer, wine, and spirit brands.