Tagged: alcohol

The mysterious case of Jean Hilliard

Lengby, Minnesota: It was December 20, 1980, when Jean Hilliard’s (19) automobile skidded on an icy road and lurched into a ditch. She was headed to her home after being at a friend’s when this...

What are sugar alcohols?

Also called polyols, sugar alcohols are reduced-calorie sweeteners used in many “diet” foods—from candies and jams to baked goods and ice cream—as well as in sugar-free gums, cough drops, mouthwashes, toothpastes, and other products....

Cocktail calorie countdown

This chart, with information from the National Institutes of Health, provides a rough idea of how many calories are in cocktails, based on recipes from some popular bartender guides. If you pour with a heavier...

Alcohol and calories

Just about every packaged food is required to have a Nutrition Facts label, which indicates the serving size and the amount of calories, fat, carbs, and other nutrients per serving. So why not wine,...

Cocktail recipes with Binging with Babish

Cocktails hold a special place in movies, television, and my heart. Whether it’s Bogie drinking away his problems in a nazi-occupied lounge or The Dude sucking caucasian out of his mustache, the cocktail represents...

G.Spirits

The G-Spirits company, started by a pair of former bartenders, was founded on the principle that liquor is about both taste and that “special feeling” one gets when drinking. “For us there is nothing...

Booze, the ultimate trip

A true Internet classic! On December 31, let’s pay our respects one more time to the Master of Balance. BAC Blood/Breath Alcohol Concentration (BAC) is the amount of alcohol in the bloodstream or on...