Five Wives Vodka outlawed in Idaho for being offensive to Mormons - TheDC

US | Holly Bensur
Five Wives Vodka

Mormons apparently did not appreciate the reference to polygamy

TheDC distills George Washington's whiskey at Mount Vernon - theDC

US | Christopher Bedford
The final toast. L - R: David Blackmore of Glenmorangie, Robin Naysmith, of the Scottish government,Gavin Hewitt of the Scottish Whiskey Association, Dave Pickerell of George Washington's Distillery at Mount Vernon, Bill Lumsden of Glenmorangie, Andy Cant of Cardhu, Dennis Pogue of Mount Vernon, Frank Coleman of DISCUS and John Campbell of Laphroaig.

‘Your first president was indeed familiar with spirits … a confirmed social drinker’

Ky. precinct decides alcohol sales with coin flip - AP

Business | InternAdmin
Beer

Vote on whether to allow alcohol sales ended with a tie, officials flipped a coin to decide the issue.

Holder's No. 2 in 2009: Gunwalking, Fast and Furious a 'terrific idea' - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle
Lanny Breur Getty

Internal email correspondence conflicts with Dems’ denial of high-ranking knowledge, approval

TheDC's State of the Union drinking game - TheDC

Entertainment | Taylor Bigler
US President Barack Obama

Because nothing makes us want to drink more than a pandering, hour-long speech

CDC: Young adults down 9 drinks when they binge - AP

US | InternAdmin
Beer

Overall, about 1 in 6 U.S. adults surveyed said they had binged on alcohol at least once in the previous month, though it was more than 1 in 4 for those ages 18 to 34

Rep. Grimm: Entire Justice system is at risk - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle
Michael Grimm

‘There‚Äôs no question in my mind that the attorney general knew about this investigation’

Moving footage of fallen border agent's homecoming [VIDEO] - TheDC

Video | Matthew Boyle

On anniversary of Fast and Furious death: Video of the return of Brian Terry’s body to Michigan

A toast to the 21st Amendment

Opinion | Michael Johnson

Seventy-nine years ago today, the ratification of the 21st Amendment ended Prohibition.

Russian company to name alcoholic drink after Gaddafi - RIA Novosti

World | Paul Conner (admin)
Obit Gadhafi

You’re dead. Cheers!

Romney admits tasting beer and trying cigarettes, once! - TheDC

Politics | Alex Pappas
Mitt Romney

As a Mormon, Romney does not drink alcohol or smoke, but admits to trying both ‘as a wayward teenager’

In defense of the rum cover-over program

Opinion | Paul Arnold

The much-maligned program is good for the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the rest of the United States.

Why is Congress subsidizing foreign rum producers?

Opinion | Kellen Giuda

We’re spending $2 billion a year on a program that helps foreign alcohol companies at the expense of U.S. taxpayers.

The CARE Act and the Constitution

Opinion | Rebecca Spicer

If you support states’ rights and the Constitution, you should support the Community Alcohol Regulatory Effectiveness Act.

Alaska law would allow military to drink at age 18 - AP

US | admin

If the bill passes, the state stands to lose $17 million in federal highway funding

Is lowering the drinking age to 18 really such a good idea?

Opinion | Renee James

A new study raises questions about the wisdom of lowering the drinking age.

National spending emerges as the new smalltalk in D.C. bars? - TheDC

Politics | Steven Nelson

The ‘coasters and posters’ campaign intends to make it difficult to get away from talk of government spending

Media goes crazy over empty can of 'killer' Four Loko - TheDC

US | interns

An empty can of Four Loko that was found near the bodies of two California teens has kicked off a swirl of media coverage

Ted 'Golden Voice' Williams to clean up his act in rehab - CBS

Entertainment | interns

After meeting with Dr. Phil internet sensation Ted Williams decided to enter rehab for alcohol and drug addiction

David Arquette checks into rehab - NYDN

Entertainment | Laura Donovan

Having recently separated from wife Courteney Cox, David Arquette has reportedly begun rehab for alcohol and “other issues”