The High-End Magic Behind the Best Vodka I’ve Ever Had

I do not like vodka. Let me start there. In fact I’ve previously written that a vodka soda is the world’s most dangerous drink because you will fall asleep and choke while drinking it’s so fecking boring. So, when I walked into the Woody Creek vodka distillery near Aspen, Colorado, it was not without a great deal of… » 5/15/15 4:35pm 5/15/15 4:35pm

Girl Scout Cookies, or California's Most Notorious Strain of Cannabis

I first heard of Girl Scout Cookies a few years ago, shortly after I got my prescription for cannabis in California. I went into my local dispensary and asked for whatever buds they had that smelled the nicest. “Have you tried Girl Scout Cookies?” the woman behind the counter asked. “It’s famous.” » 4/20/15 3:44pm 4/20/15 3:44pm

Vapium Summit Review: A Sweet Vape That Doesn't Break the Bank

Portable vaporizers these days are all about compromises. Frequently they don’t last long on a charge, they don’t hold enough herb, they’re unwieldy, and more often than not, they taste like shit. So, it’s rather refreshing when a little vape comes along as solves most of those problems while staying well under the… » 4/10/15 4:20pm 4/10/15 4:20pm

The Ultimate Peeps Marshmallow Milk Cocktails For Your Easter Brunch

It is the annual Peeps dilemma: To diorama or dip in dark chocolate? This year, the most polarizing sweets on the planet have become the most polarizing beverage in the dairy case. Yes, there is Peeps milk. It is real and kind of gross but I’m still going to drink it on Easter morning. With booze. And you can, too. » 4/03/15 4:20pm 4/03/15 4:20pm

A Beginner's Guide to Mezcal, Tequila's Divine Cousin

About a decade ago, a friend of mine had a year of magical drinking. He'd been through a rough patch, moved home to Southern California, and taken up residency at a local tequila bar. Not really much of a drinker, he'd usually just read and people watch. A single drink would last him the afternoon. "Wait, so you… » 2/06/15 4:30pm 2/06/15 4:30pm