The ideal playlist for consuming beer outside. [via Bon Appetit] 

How to pair shots of liquor with your favorite pints, courtesy of Brooklyn Brewery’s Garrett Oliver. [via]

A speakeasy-to-bar translator, just to clarify what “mixologist” really means. [via Esquire]

Spirit Airlines has started serving wine in cans, because plane travel isn’t already terrible enough. [via Seattle Times]

A timeline devoted to the cocktail’s rise, fall, and return, annotated by bartenders Dale DeGroff and Douglas Tirola. [via The Wall Street Journal]

Nothing says “I love you, Dad” like a molecular mixology kit (plus more boozy gift ideas for your pops.) [via Serious Eats]