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There’s nothing better than a cold drink with friends after a long hike. From a classic western brewery in Colorado to a mountain tavern in North Carolina, toast your accomplishment at one of these trailside drinking establishments across the country.

Mix up these refreshing drinks this fall and winter

Make this punch for a crowd—it's perfect for sipping around the fire after a long afternoon hike

The changing of the seasons doesn’t mean giving up on that ice-cold negroni at the end of a long day

This fall drink mixes unfiltered apple cider with sparkling water and a few ounces of espresso

A thirst-quenching and refreshing spritz that captures the spirit of fall

Whether you’re warming up after a day on the slopes or filling a flask for the pumpkin patch, we’ve got your drinking needs covered

Once thought to be annoyingly trite, pumpkin beer has come into its own in recent years. Here are eight of our favorites.

These expert-approved combos make any backcountry meal a special occasion

Anna Miller’s meals at sea include fresh crudités, duck pastrami, homemade Reubens—and a turducken

Leave the fancy fixings and bar tools at home

It’s hot, you’re sweaty, and a crisp, refreshing beer sounds really nice right now. Here are our favorites.

Looking to sub your wine or beer with something nonalcoholic yet delicious? Try Enroot.

Bring these wines with you on your next picnic, beach day, or camping trip

Travel far and drink well with these great products.

Craft-cocktail pro Natasha David reinvents low- and no-ABV drinks in her recent book, ‘Drink Lightly’

We’re loving these craft cans that emphasize simple ingredients and fresh flavors

Hang around wine lovers long enough and you’ll likely hear the phrases “clean” or “unprocessed wine”—but do these buzzwords actually mean anything? We brought that question to an industry insider.

Keep guests comfortable with this advice around the best food, drink, and gear for cold-weather grilling

As the planet warms, wine regions like Napa are being forced to make some major adaptations. But that’s also presented opportunities for innovation.

The entertainer in your life will love these no-fail products

Good wine is more adventure ready than ever before

Bring the festivities to your living room or backyard

At a bold and stylish new brewery in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Missy Begay and Shyla Sheppard are using traditional Native American ingredients to produce delicious craft creations, part of a growing movement that’s changing the face of domestic beer

Sometimes all you need is a basic brew. After testing eight, we identified the the ones you should keep on hand.

Essentials for creating the home patio bar of your dreams

Athletes and outdoorspeople haven’t been immune to the uptick in boozing. If your drinking feels like a problem, here’s how you can cut back.

Fill your thermos and bring these warm mixed drinks along for après-ski, socially distanced happy hours, and cold-weather tailgates

Help them deliver the best holiday meal possible

The craft beer revolution turned the tall cousin of cannabis into a breakout ingredient, infusing your brew with flavors and aromas that range from stone fruit to barrel oak. Christopher Solomon hits the road to understand why hop madness isn’t over yet—and why brewers and plant breeders are always on the prowl for the next big thing.

The company is raising its prices (kinda) to raise the alarm on climate change

Portable, ready to imbibe, and no contact required. What more could we ask for?

The region is known for its craft brews. Here are eight places we recommend visiting for the best of the best.

A new wave of craft distilleries are using salvaged ingredients to brew up spirits

Caledonia Spirits would normally be making booze, but it found a better way to help in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Other distilleries around the country are switching things up, too.

Our Gear Guy has yet to find a koozie that keeps beverages frosty for longer than the Colster. Its vacuum insulation traps cold air, and the stainless-steel wrap protects your brewski—to an extent—if you drop it. That’s why this insulator is our go-to drink accessory for campground kickbacks.

It's a vessel. It's a koozie. It's perfect.

Booze isn't optimal for athletic performance. Thankfully, a new crop of alcohol-free cocktails taste just as good as the real thing.

If you love all things dark and toasty-malty, this is truly the most wonderful time of the year

A researcher thinks we may be able to recycle beer waste into a powerful algae-fighting tool

We drove to Mexico and filled our thermoses with margaritas (for gear testing)

Make your season a little less indulgent with these twists on the classics

A frosty cold one is best when shared. So are America's public lands.

If you love the availability of microbrews today, you know who to thank

Ignore the anti-pumpkin negativity and enjoy one of these delicious fall brews

Reconstructing the history of civilization through beer labels

You can take it with you—if you put it in a flask. This guide to flask cocktails shows you how.

Plus, our four favorite cans of summer

Because settling for whatever is at the nearest gas station is so unsatisfactory

Any brew worth drinking deserves more than crappy single-use plastic, so we stuck to reusable vessels

Cutting down on booze? Try these mocktail recipes instead.

From fruity sours to lagers that don't bore you to tears, we've got your must-drink list

Patagonia alleges that Anheuser-Busch is deliberately trying to confuse beer drinkers and profiting off the outdoor retailer's reputation as a sustainable company

This $18 piece of gear will hold a shower beer, a shower LaCroix, or even a shower coffee

The spirits business has never had more women entrepreneurs. That's a good thing for whiskey lovers.

It's alcohol-free—the THC provides the buzz. And it's healthier, say its makers.

Tequila master Nick Heil tells you how to raise your mix game from good to gold

The brewery is using science to make Slightly Mighty, a low-calorie craft beer worth drinking

The liqueur of your past bad decisions is having a second coming

It’s good for the planet and might even lessen your hangover. That’s something we’ll drink to.

Want to be the life of the party? Bring the Picnic Time Bar Backpack.

For those who love beer, the Stanley Go Growler and Stein Set is the perfect combo to keep the stuff frosty and carbonated

Mountain towns are some of the best places to find award-winning craft spirits. These are our favorites.

Indulge your inner child with a delicious crop of new fall craft beer and the perfect candy to compliment it.

Put the beers in the snowbank. Drinking while shredding—or running or biking—is for Joes, Chads, Barts, and Squis

If you like your beer icy cold and your coffee piping hot, there’s no better option out there

Traveling with beer or wine is easy if you follow these steps

Five athletes on their favorite summer drinks

In other words, the season's most refreshing brews

A warmer, drier future is coming for our hops. Luckily, these folks have developed a nice little workaround, thanks to a gene-editing tool that could help create a hop-free beer.

Combo taprooms and outdoor outfitters are opening around the country, and we are 100 percent for it

How long will it last during the apocalypse? Can you use it as a weapon? We ask all the important questions.