We’re usually silly here on Drinking in America, but today we’re going to talk about something a little more serious. Corporate Social Responsibility. Most commonly known as a combination of corporate social initiatives including philanthropy, community volunteering, socially responsible business practices, etc., it’s crucial for a company to practice it. It pleases company stakeholders, influencers, their audience and just as importantly employees. But it usually ends up being a hit or a miss. Sometimes a HUGE miss i.e. the Volkswagen emissions scandal of 2015. Can you say, yikes?read more
Let’s paint some familiar pictures, shall we?
1) You’re at the bar and you’re feeling adventurous. You want to try something different than your go-to, but risking that $12+ price tag doesn’t always seem worth it when you don’t know if this new cocktail is going to work for you. So you find yourself sticking with the same old drink- sipping the mundane-ness down regardless.read more
It’s hard to be an alcohol snob when you’re used to getting Franzia’s Sunset Blush Rose box wine on your way home from work every Wednesday night.read more
Remember that awful time in history called The Prohibition? That time when people couldn’t drink in America (pun intended)? Well, unlike most of the US who got back on the horse after 13 years, Chicago took a while to recover from it. Almost 100 years to recover, to be exact.read more
To start, a little necessary carrot knowledge:
Some carrots, AKA the good-looking ones who’ve always had everything handed to them in life, get to go to grocery where they’re put on special displays and worshipped by vegans.read more
Tequila. So delicious. So fiery. So versatile.
And apparently it tastes good even when it’s not served on the rocks with salt. Check out these recipes and fill your summer with even more booze.read more
SoCo — Southern Comfort, if we’re being formal. Two syllables that conjure hazy memories of dive bars, dorm rooms and surreptitious swigs from a flask.read more
Tomorrow, May 6th, marks the 143rd anniversary of the Greatest Two Minutes in Sports! The Kentucky Derby.
To help you prepare for race day, we have some delicious bourbon cocktail suggestions for your Derby Day spring parties.read more
Bagels are usually thought of as the hangover breakfast. There’s nothing like a bacon egg and cheese on a toasted bagel to sop up last night’s shots. But what if the roles were reversed? Getting drunk off bagels? We’re hesitant, but as the booze-expolerers we are, we’ll entertain the idea…read more