Sales exploded to $4 billion last year, from about $500 million in 2018. Dozens of brands will compete to be the boozy, bubbly drink of the season.
American and Southwest announced the policies after the latest assault was captured on a widely watched video that showed a woman punching a flight attendant in the face.
Breweries and beverage companies have invented several new genres of summer drinks, both nonalcoholic and spiked, to keep up with changing tastes.
Many states relaxed restrictions on the sale of mixed drinks in order to help struggling businesses. Some of those changes are now being made permanent.
It was bottled after the Civil War, but tests show it was likely made in the late 18th century, offering a glimpse into early American distilling.
Moderate drinking is unlikely to impair the immune response to the Covid vaccine, but heavy drinking might.
The past year has changed alcohol use patterns, especially among women. The impacts probably won’t be fully known for years.
A sex ed teacher talks about how young people can try to keep themselves safe from sexual assault and be allies to others.
Marianne Eaves has traded the distillery life for travels with her partner’s circus, connecting to clients in the spirits business from all over the globe.
A drug that unleashes the immune system offers a rare glimmer of hope for those with a cancer that resists most treatments.
The Crescent City is the kind of place you daydream about long after you’re gone. Here are a few ways to be there in spirit.
This sometimes overlooked pantry staple has been in the mixologist’s arsenal for generations.
The drink has countless variations, but a simple spirit-citrus-sweetener formula is at the heart of all of them.
Too many Americans fail to take measures to combat obesity, the second leading risk factor for death from Covid-19.
As pandemic disruptions lead many of us to drink more, experts underscore the link between alcohol and disease.
Dust off your bottle. It’s a complete pour all its own.
From the Blue Ridge Mountains to Vermont, new distillers are reviving a drink that vanished during Prohibition, giving it the age and polish of a fine brandy.
Drinking outdoors in the winter, thanks to Covid, can be painful, but bar owners are trying to make it feel like fun — or at least less frigid.
The bar scene so central to the city’s economy and allure is about to become the stage for an unusually muted and bittersweet celebration.
Neighbors have been donning wings and tutus to deliver adult beverages and other goodies.
The government’s new nutritional recommendations arrive amid a pandemic that has taken a huge toll on American health.
These complex and composed shots thrive in the moment and are sure to brighten your evening.
Festive and full of good cheer, these warm drinks will bring comfort to cold nights ahead.
Sales of wine, beer and spirits are up across the board, but “consumers are trading up and spending more,” one analyst said.
A Prohibition-era accessory once again seems practical.
A family tradition inspired Yewande Komolafe’s spiced and steeped fruit mix, which you could add to cocktails and scones, or serve alongside braised lamb.
Distilleries are trendy in rural New York. But this one was open 88 years ago, during Prohibition.
“Honesty is linear.” Relationships require work and redefining, year after year.
The United Arab Emirates is abolishing lenient sentences for so-called honor killings, loosening alcohol restrictions and lessening the sway of Islamic law over foreigners.
Spirits may be low around the country, but don’t expect them to be raised in the White House after the election; neither President Trump nor Joseph R. Biden Jr. partakes in alcohol.
Distilled and aged for a time in Fiji, Plantation Isle of Fiji Double Barrel Rum then heads to the south of France for finishing school.
A bar in Elmhurst that sold sought-after bowls of Thai noodles for a few hours each weekend now relies on them full time to ride out the pandemic.
If you are tired of drinking the same old thing, these bottles, from nine different countries, represent the wide range of great values now available.
With fresh or hard cider on hand, you have the makings of all sorts of drinks.
After the kids go to bed, the grown-ups are drinking and smoking pot to distract themselves from the hellscape that is pandemic parenting.
Dusty hunters seek valuable old bottles of whiskey and other spirits. This one found the collection of a lifetime.
For his new book, “The United States of Cocktails,” Brian Bartels roamed the country to report on local tastes, traditions and quirks.
A Chinese bank apologized for the “drunken misconduct” of two directors at a work dinner. The episode led to scrutiny of the country’s professional drinking culture.
Four people died and nearly a dozen others were poisoned after swallowing alcohol-based hand sanitizer, federal health officials said.
They’re refreshing and ridiculously easy to make, and come with just enough bitterness to help you get through this miserable year.
Even though coronavirus cases have surged again, craft distilleries say the business of making the disinfectant has become more difficult.
The Upper East Side restaurant was accused of serving eight people inside, violating New York’s orders.
Beyond Champagne, excellent bubbly now comes from all over in a diversity of styles. You don’t require a special occasion to enjoy them.
As the city reaches what should have been a momentous day, a wild weekend in Astoria shows the risks that bars can pose.
Slushy, boozy cocktails are perfect year-round. You may not even need to pull out a blender.
Scientists helping to update the latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans are taking a harder stance on alcohol.
Long the stuff of fraternity parties, the 190-proof grain alcohol wants to go from D.I.Y. germ killer to cocktail ingredient.
Governors were closing bars — again — in some states as coronavirus clusters emerged. Even federal health officials have pointed to bars as a problem.
The pandemic has inspired restaurants and bars to mimic the drink. But they have legal protection to do so.
Distilleries, cooking schools, wineries and food halls from California to South Minneapolis are adjusting to social distancing and hygiene in a new era of travel.