We hope you had a great year. Over the last 12 months, we've certainly been pretty busy, publishing dozens of articles and slideshows on a range of spirited topics. That's not to mention producing plenty of new segments for our How to Cocktail video series.
But before we start popping bottles of Champagne and making bubbly New Year's elixirs, we went through all of our 2013 content and picked our favorites. It was a tough choice, since there were many fine stories that we fondly remember working on, but we were finally able to narrow it down to the top 13.
From a guide to historic and kitschy tiki bars that are still open and a "long lost" cocktail for April Fool's Day to 10 awesome distilleries that all drinkers should visit once in their lifetimes, the list includes an array of pieces that you'll enjoy whether you've just discovered them for the first time or are reading them again.
So fix yourself a drink and check out these 13 articles and slideshows. Here's to 2014!
We got acclaimed author and rum expert Wayne Curtis to debunk five common misconceptions about the historic liquor.
From a famous Parisian watering hole to a frozen vodka bar, you need to visit these amazing establishments around the world at some point in your lifetime.
In honor of the famed writer’s 114th birthday, we asked Philip Greene, author of To Have and Have Another: A Hemingway Cocktail Companion, about what Hemingway actually liked to drink.
We got a group of top bartenders and spirits experts to reveal their favorite low-priced liquor brands.
Ever swiped a menu or glass from a watering hole? We polled bartenders around the country to find out what their customers steal.
From a ski-in facility to the place where the Pilgrims slept before leaving for America, you need to visit these amazing distilleries around the world at some point in your lifetime.
Inspired by the release of Baz Luhrmann’s movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio, we explored the cocktails in the original F. Scott Fitzgerald book and what people were actually drinking in the Jazz Age.
For April Fool’s Day, Liquor.com advisory board member and award-winning author David Wondrich “discovered” a lost Civil War cocktail and a piece of American history.
On the beloved AMC TV show, cocktails have become characters in their own right. Explore the classic cocktail recipes of Mad Men in this slideshow.
For St. Patrick’s Day, acclaimed author and Liquor.com advisory board member Gary Regan wrote about his love affair with Irish bars and why he enjoys them so much.
While tropical bars are all the rage now, their heyday was really in the ‘50s and ‘60s. Visit a few of the surviving originals, which are still as kitschy as ever—and make a mean rum drink.
To get us ready for the Oscars, master mixologist and Liquor.com advisory board member Dale DeGroff shared his favorite on-screen cocktail moments.