The most hardcore cold-weather pastime is evolving, and food is at the forefront of its evolution

Our guide to barbecuing inside when the weather's frigid

We went straight to its birthplace to learn about the infamous (possibly hallucinatory) liquor—so you know exactly how nervous you should be to drink it

A few Alaskan outdoorsmen (and women) are trying to make distilling sexy enough for prime time. Have they figured out where everyone else has failed?

Next time you’re at a party, ditch the red plastic cup for this bad-ass drinking vessel

This device takes the hard work out of homebrew

What to know before you wake and make coffee

A $30,000 bottle of Scotch for very, very special occasions

Ditch the beer can, save the world (pretty much)

Juicier, tastier meat that's easier to cook. And all you need is a natural hot spring.

A good-looking whip made specifically for hauling beer

Small-batch chocolatiers are looking to ancient civilizations to revive a forgotten elixir

Five containers for your out-of-bounds drink of choice

The endless cascade of nutritional information—about localism, vegetarianism, veganism, organic food, the environmental impact of eating meat, poultry, or fish, and more—makes the simple goal of a healthy, sustainable diet seem hopelessly complex. We talked to scientists, chefs, and farmers to get the ultimate rundown on how you should fuel up.

That shaker pint you get at the bar is doing your tastebuds no favors, and craft glassware makers want to change that

The best way to avoid hangover pain is to drink sensibly. But if you can’t follow that rule, we tested the most recent products to take a shot at relief.

This iconic drink deserves the right drinking vessel

It's a different kind of nostalgia when you're out in the backcountry (or out of the country) and trying to preserve the holiday spirit—but these adventurers did their best and lived to tell the tale

Flow yoga takes on a whole new meaning when it's the suds that are flowing

Stuff their face, not their stocking, this year

Nutritionists and pro athletes all worship at the altar of the orange tuber. Will cocktail enthusiasts be the next to join?

Asheville, North Carolina, has figured out the best way to lure new breweries: offer great places to play outside

Not all travel mugs are created equal. Pick the wrong one and your coffee will be cold before you reach the ski hill.

Battling drought through water-saving projects

Military scientists are helping to make backcountry meals a bit less miserable—for all of us

Thanks to preppers and innovations in freeze-dried delicacies, you can cook a full holiday dinner in the backcountry. Here’s how.

Designed to make the smoothest cup of joe you’ve ever tasted

California just approved the roving bars—here’s why your state should go for them too

Ditch pre-packed camping food with this cookbook for the backcountry

The race is on to try and map out a family tree of brews. Whether or not it will help you be a more informed consumer is up for debate.

Don't let the children's book concept fool you. This guide aims to help you decode your next glass of the strong stuff.

A machine to make homebrewing as easy as ordering a cold one at the bar

A Vermont hotel plans to put scavenged deer and moose meat to good use

The Best Sweet Gifts for Foodies

Good friends and good whiskey are all you really need for the perfect night around the campfire. But these special touches won't hurt.

Show how much you care by attacking your loved ones' taste buds.

A nationwide survey of riders suggests that they aren’t as crafty as you might expect

(No, not that kind of baking)

It's a predictable but delicious fun-run phenomenon. All that's left to figure out is: How concerned should you be that it'll kill you?

'The Craft Beer Bites Cookbook' is proof you should add brews to your recipes more often

Brewtein is designed to help athletes relax after a hard gym session while aiding muscle recovery

A new interactive guide makes it easier to get your post-workout buzz on

America's most iconic park pairs perfectly with America's favorite beverage

It's possible to make a beer-flavored, non-alcoholic syrup with ingredients you already have in your kitchen

Hot Springs, in Arkansas, opened a local craft beer bar earlier this year

You can do better than ketchup and crackers

We sent two intrepid reporters to this year's Great American Beer Festival in Denver, where more than 800 craft breweries from around the country were serving. Here's what they found.

Helping ensure you favorite drink is cold and pure

User reviews are out, expert opinions are in. And these eight apps are doing it right.

We brewed 15 gallons of beer to put home brewing's coolest new gadget through the wringer

Barrels from Japan’s most famous distillery are aboard the International Space Station. What happens when you turn loose yeast in zero gravity?

More and more craft breweries are making the stuff, so it’s time to bone up

A beautiful, insulated container that fits perfectly in a jersey pocket

All the caffeine you need, packed into tiny chewables

This mad scientist-yogini from the Southwest is poised to launch a whole new kind of brew

Pour-over Joe is coming to a campsite near you

A Philadelphia brewery is aging a saison with speakers mounted to the barrel that constantly blast beats and rhymes from Golden Era hip hop

Worldview plans to have patrons sipping whiskey in the upper atmosphere by 2017

With the rise of top-shelf white liquors, your end-of-summer cocktail just got a lot better

Beer is good for marinating meat and basting vegetables, but potentially disastrous when used in other ways

The craft brew industry worries about regulatory holdups after the retirement of one epic regulator

You can do better than Easy Mac and beans

As children, if not as adults, we all dreamed of having a tree house. Well, it’s never too late to fulfill that dream. If you don’t know where to start, you can find inspiration in these two coffee table books from publishers Dom and Taschen. These beautiful and simple designs are sure to get you making sketches of your own.

Don’t have a big yard? No problem. Here are some tips and essentials for our party-minded urban dwellers.

Equipping yourself to be a one-person A/V Club should be a point of pride

Margaritas are great, but these new recipes will knock your socks off

Dogfish Head Brewery’s insane abode will make you rethink all of your life choices

Sadly, if you haven’t bought tickets already, you’ll be at the mercy of scalpers

Canned Beer: A usually cheap, thirst-quenching alcoholic beverage in a durable package, now commonplace on rafting and camping trips.

Spork: An eating utensil that adds fork tines to a spoon and never fails to amuse its users.

Gatorade: A sports drink formulated in 1965 for the University of Florida Gators football team and currently produced by PepsiCo.

Gel: A sugary fuel used during races and serious training, typically packed into sealed foil pouches.

Pour-Over Coffee: A method of brewing coffee by passing near boiling water through grounds held in a paper filter.

PowerBar: The first portable energy bar.

Mountain House: Maker of 33 varieties of tasty freeze-dried meals packaged in polyester, aluminum, and nylon pouches.