How to throw a craft beer party for “normal people”. [via Esquire]

Five California summer beers to drink now. [via LA Weekly]

Serious Eats asks bartenders: What’s your favorite after-work bar? [via Serious Eats]

Cocktails with a touch of seawater in Italy. [via The New York Times]

Behind the cocktail: The Negroni. [via]

Weather has been disastrous in 2013 for many European wine regions. [via Decanter]

10 Perfect Summer Friday Bars in San Francisco. [via Eater SF]