Where to drink during the Edinburgh Festival

Escape the main Fringe venues and head to the finest pubs and bars the Scottish capital has to offer

Poured on the Fourth of July

To celebrate Independence Day, a brief history of American boozing

Eight of the best boozy scenes in cinema

From Withnail & I to The Blues Brothers, try and keep up with these big screen drinkers

Wine Glass with Chocolates

Booze and chocolate: the perfect pairings for Easter

The very best tipples to enjoy with your chocolate eggs over the bank holiday weekend

Collection of Irish whiskey in shot glasses

The best Irish whiskeys to craic open

Distilleries across the Emerald Isle are now producing whiskeys to truly savour

Toast the New Year with a Belgian beer

Embrace some beautiful beers from Belgium before Article 50 kicks in

Beers to boost your hygge in 2017

A selection of fine beers to settle down by the fireside with

Martini is the king of Christmas cocktails

The three-martini lunch is a tradition worth reviving during the festive season

Britain’s heading for Brexit, but our beer is going continental

Craft breweries are increasingly looking to Europe for inspiration

Stock up on rum for a sweet and spicy Christmas

The pirates’ favourite makes for an ideal post-dinner snifter

Whisky: the holy spirit of Christmas

The Thinking Drinkers recommend top quality Scotch and irresistible Irish whiskey

How to make a knockout hot cider punch

The latest entry in our 12 Drinks of Christmas series

Cans of craft beer are the ultimate stocking filler

A selection of delicious craft beer and cider to get stuck into this Christmas

Sloe gin: the Dickensian choice for Christmas

The latest selection in our 12 Drinks of Christmas series is a traditional festive tipple

Don’t waste good sherry on granny this Christmas

Our 12 Drinks of Christmas series continues with a selection of fine sherries to sample

The best American whiskeys to drink this Christmas

The first in our 12 Drinks of Christmas series, courtesy of the Thinking Drinkers

All the presidents’ drinks

A brief history of the Commanders in Chief who loved a drop

Mezcal: The Day of the Dead’s most potent spirit

Leave tequila on the shelf and give Mexico’s other fiery booze a try