Former NBA power forward Vin Baker made almost $100 million dollars over a 13-year career, including two seasons with the Boston Celtics. Now he’s training to be a manager at a Rhode Island Starbucks.
Ben & Jerry’s? More like Beer & Jerry’s. As if anyone needed another reason to think about ice cream and beer in the same thought, the Vermont company will now be concocting a dessert beer.
I’ll have a dry martini please — extra, extra dry.
After years of legal hurdles, powdered alcohol (Palcohol) has been approved for sale in the United States by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. But as is often the case with new products featuring heavily regulated substances, there are some fears, legitimate and otherwise, about Palcohol. More
Chef Michael Schlow owns and operates seven restaurants around the nation (five in New England), but he’s first and foremost a Boston guy. So when Jimmy Fallon invited him on The Tonight Show, he brought a little bit of Boston attitude — and a whole lot of Boston snow — for some ice-cold cocktails. More
It’s soon to be Super Bowl Sunday and that means it’s time to break out the chips, pizza and of course the booze. There’s nothing wrong with sticking to a classic six-pack, but if you’re looking to mix it up, we’ve got some custom drinks courtesy of two Boston bartenders. More
BACtrack, a portable breathalyzer company that uses smartphone integration to keep its customers safe, has released data from its almost 300,000 breathalyzer tests nationwide in 2014. Some results aren’t surprising: the drunkest days of the year are St. Patrick’s Day and New Years Eve. Much more surprising? The highest average BAC in all of America during the month of December is from Waltham, Massachusetts. More
Berkshire Mountain Distillers of Sheffield, Massachusetts, has been at the forefront of New England’s artisanal-booze boom since its 2007 inception. Their Ragged Mountain Rum is world-class by any measure, their Berkshire Bourbon has few rivals in its price range—and that’s just the base model, before you get into their beer-barrel-aging program—and in 2012 Eric Asimov of the New York Times called Berkshire’s Greylock Gin “light, subtle, and complex” in selecting it as the best value among American craft gins. More
Sounds like someone is gearing up for holiday party season a little early. More