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.

Poetry: Château Margaux by Francis Saltus Saltus

Poetry and the consumption of alcohol usually go hand in hand. And the American poet Francis Saltus Saltus was a perfect example of that theory. The born New Yorker was a big fan of booze and even started his own drinking posse, that would gather at Billy Moulds’ bar in Manhattan’s University Place. Saltus and his…

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.…