bartender making cocktails at jockey silks bourbon bar

Hangover tips for from the people who throw the party

Alcohol has been around since the dawn of civilization. In fact, many theories point to the advent of agriculture as not a way to feed, but a way to ferment and be merry. In the Epic of Gilgamesh, a primitive man is transformed into an absolute gentleman upon imbibe-ment of ancient beer, putting organized drinking (including regulations)...
woman holding a pink cocktail and wearing a fur coat

Which cocktail glass to use? A guide for the classy host

It’s party time. You’ve folded the vintage napkins, pressed your lime sofa covers and delicately wrapped your hipster warehouse poles that make your kitchen in silly LEDs you bought at that ultra-trendy knick-knack store on the fanciest corner of you-know-where. Guests in strange hats pool in as you prepare your house blend of the world’s finest cocktail....
Historic photo of men dumping bourbon into a sewer during Prohibition

The Year the Whiskey Stopped Flowing: Prohibition in Louisville

Given Kentucky is as famous for its bourbon as it is its fried chicken, it’s difficult to think that the Bluegrass state ever turned down sipping a lowball glass of spirits. But it did. In November 1919, Kentucky narrowly voted to ban sale and distribution – but not use – of alcohol, two months before Prohibition started...