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Ketan Swami

A shot of caffeine

Go bold. Mixing coffee, and coffee-based liqueurs in your favourite spirit is probably an addition that your cocktail needs.

27 Aug 2017 12:30 AM

Sip on the exotic

Our tipple expert tells us about some unique, must-try liqueurs from around the world.

28 Jul 2017 12:17 AM

Cheers to homegrown spirits

If you thought Old Monk was the only spirit to have come out of India, you’re wrong.

16 Jun 2017 12:24 AM

Raise your glass!

Have you ever wondered why your cocktails are served in different glasses? We help you decode all the glasses you will need in your bar.

05 May 2017 12:11 AM

Sip your drink and eat it too

Taste can be improved when alcohol is added in two important ways — by evaporation, and by molecular bonding.

07 Apr 2017 1:23 AM


An object of desire

It’s not just the spirit but often the bottle that proves to be the highlight.

10 Mar 2017 12:11 AM

Uncorking the past

Much before craft beer came into the picture, alcohol was consumed as beer in ancient Sumeria.

03 Feb 2017 1:38 AM

A toast to customs

Supersition and customs pertaining to alcohol are omnipresent.

13 Jan 2017 1:07 AM

Eat, drink and make merry!

A look back at what makes alcohol a friend of merriment through history.

09 Dec 2016 12:11 AM

An ode to the desi spirit

Palm wine, popularly called toddy, is your best desi alternative to whisky, gin or rum.

18 Nov 2016 12:23 AM