As 2022 becomes a memory, it’s nice to be reminded that a lot can be uncovered by peeking back into the past. Our most popular stories from the past year prove just that. Case in point: A 1950s-era aperitivo cocktail vied to be the next best Negroni, while a ’70s party drink hawked by Chartreuse’s drunken alligator mascot became just the cocktail we needed last summer. Judging by this list, the future also looks promising, as regenerative agriculture practices continue to push winemaking forward and the ongoing evolution of the craft beer world looks more inclusive, and expansive, every day. As we round out the end of the year, here’s a look back at the stories that you loved most.
The Next Best Negroni
Everyone Loves to Hate the IPA
In Search of the Ultimate Rum Old-Fashioned
The Vineyard Falcon Does Not Suffer Fools
Italy Had Its Own Long Island Iced Tea. Now It’s Back.
Not Another Steakhouse Cocktail
How the “Nogroni” Became a Flex
Chartreuse Had Its Very Own Party Drink
The New Vocabulary of Beer
“Crispy boi,” “mlíko pour,” “gusher.” The rapid evolution of craft beer over the past two decades has necessitated an entirely new language to describe it. Here, a non-exhaustive guide to the modern lexicon.Read More →