Do you know what “sparging” is? Here’s five brewing terms every beer drinker should know. [via Serious Eats: Drinks]

English restaurant critic Giles Coren has been drunk since 1985. Only recently did he decide to lay off the sauce. [Esquire UK]

Bon Appetit editor Andrew Knowlton reviews the bartender-friendly 86 Co. spirits. [via Bon Appetit]

Wine heist alert: Thieves snatch 380 bottles in break-in at Chateau d’Yquem [via]

The five best British gins for the summer G&T: Beefeater, Sacred, Portobello Road, Sipsmith and Plymouth. [British GQ]

GQ picks the three best sparkling wines for summer. [via GQ]

NYC beer bars to explore with a Citi Bike. [via Brew York New York]