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Ruslan Gold Reserve Vodka

If you want to make it fancy, gold coat it! That is exactly what Ruslan did with its ‘Ruslan Gold Reserve Vodka.’ A one-of-a-kind vodka introduced in the Nepali market for the first time,...

Whisky Unleashed

What is Whisky? by Jag Singh The formal definition of whisky is that it is a type of distilled alcoholic beverage made from fermented grain mash. However, whisky is way beyond just fermented grain m...

Celebrating Game Of Thrones The Right Way

“That’s what I do. I drink and I know things.” - Tyrion Lannister, Game Of Thrones Game Of Thrones, a series based off of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire book se...

Savor the Single Malt that’s Made in Nepal

J89, the single malt whiskey, was something I had been eyeing for quite a while now. With the unique and mysterious look it gave off, J89 intrigued me. The ‘J’ in J89 refers to the batch of Irish oak...

Pop Open Sparkles

There’s a new sparkling wine in town, and tonight I sat down with a friend to give it a try; the award-winning Hoya de Cadenas: Cava Brut Nature. On opening the bottle and pouring ourselves a g...

Symphony of Refreshers

The valley is known to have its fair share of hidden lounges and bars that are perfect to unwind after a tiring workday. One of the recently established is Symphony Bar and Lounge, located at Hattisar...

Casa Lounge Bar: A Place to Unwind

Running since 2017, and located on the third floor of Sherpa Mall, Durbarmarg, Casa is a cozy place that’s perfect for unwinding with friends and family after a tiresome week. The name “casa” meaning...

Healthy Mocktails

I think all the ladies who frequent bars to loosen up from the oh so stressful daily life are familiar with cocktails or mocktails. Nothing gets us to de-stress like a shot of Bloody Mary or some good...

Cozying it up at The Nest

With spring vibes in the air, it's the time of year when everyone in the city comes out of hibernation and celebrates the end of a long winter; hanging out with friends, sipping beer and cocktails...

Cover Story The Colors of Happiness

Nikita Chandak Holi and Diwali festivals are those that remind me of my family the most, and are very close to my heart. I have always celebrated Holi either in my boarding schools or back home in...

The Ultimate Drinking Games

Looking for a way to get drunk while having the best time with your loved ones? And drink the night away playing games? It should go without saying, but these games are only for those of drinking age,...

​Sweet Flavors of Nepal

  Canvas Canvas Wine is a product of Sankata Wine and Beverage Pvt. Limited (SWB), Kavre, whichhas one of the most modern manufacturing facilities in the country that is completely automate...

A Short Story about Cocktails

Cocktails have always been a popular drink among youngsters to get boozed up for a night, and unlike a single alcohol-containing peg, cocktails are rich in flavors. For the taste of diverse elements a...

Shoot, Sip, or Gulp, Anything Goes

Yesterday, my evening was a delicious one. All by my lonesome, as is the norm, I stir-fried some mutton brain, powdered with a little gram flour and some salt and pepper. I left it slightly un-cooked,...

Drinks and Music, the Ultimate Pleasure Principle

Often, when you are deciding what to do when you meet up with your friends, for a family gathering, or a festival, the first thought is to get together and listen to some music and too often, have a f...

Close Encounter of the Spirit(ual) Kind

My veins pump out half Newar blood. And yet, I'm beyond disconnected from my half culture for reasons I have not pondered upon much. So when I approached a friend to ask her to write an article ab...

Tequila Love, an Ode to Drinking the Best of Mexico

One of the most recent new drinks in Nepal has long been one of the most popular in the West.  Almost every drinker in North America (and South America and Europe, as well) is familiar with Tequi...

Why Is Wine Served In A Wine Glass?

It is virtually a global standard that wine is served in a wine glass. Brands like Riedel andZalto have built entire companies producing nothing but wine glasses. Glassware varies from simple and inex...

The Basics of Whiskey Tasting

Everything you never wanted to know about whiskey tasting! Historically, Nepal has preferred hard liquor as the drink of choice, and whiskey is one of the fastest growing products. Discerning consu...