16 Places in Europe to go drink in 2016

What better New Year’s resolution than finding new exciting places to drink and party in 2016? Lords of the Drinks present you a selection of 16 European cities you won’t regret visiting. Each of them has its unique spirit and we tried to include places for drinking in different seasons. Advertisements

Historian concludes: “While they drink rakia, the Bulgarians are invincible”

An interesting archaeological find in Bulgaria this week gave new life to the discussion when the art of distilling became a thing in Europe. This part of an 11th century distillation vessel is the third piece of hard evidence from Bulgaria that it’s national drink rakia was around a few hundred years before the Western Europeans started distilling, which is believed…

How alcohol played a key role in warfare around the world

For centuries alcohol has always played an important, and sometimes decisive, role  in warfare. As it brought the troups moral and courage in many armies the intake of booze was allowed or even stimulated. Other commanders believed it was best to keep their troops as sober as possible, so they wouldn’t go out of control.…

Czech people are the biggest beer drinkers in the world

And the winner is…. Czech Republic! That’s right, Czechs drink most beer of all in the world. Well, not in total because that’s China with 54.000.000.000 liters, but with around 1.35 billion habitants that comes down to only 40 liters a year per person. When we calculate the average amount of beer drunk per person,…