Curious about the difference between an ale and a lager? Ever wonder why grapes from different areas make different tasting wines? We’ve compiled these links to our favorite informative sites about beer, wine, and liquor.

Beer

  • BeerAdvocate is a global, grassroots network, powered by an independent community of beer enthusiasts and industry professionals who are dedicated to supporting and promoting beer.
  • RateBeer is widely recognized as possibly the most accurate and most-visited source for beer information. RateBeer is an independent world site for craft beer enthusiasts and is dedicated to serving the entire craft beer community through beer education, promotion and outreach.
  • Untappd is a new way to socially share and explore the world of beer with your friends and the world. Untappd will offer you beer recommendations based on what you and your friends have been enjoying, so you’ll have no reason to not try something new! As additional encouragement, Untappd allows you to earn a number of cool badges for completing a variety of different criteria.

Wine

  • Wine Folly is a culture site offering articles and videos that will connect you to the world of wine. They’re based in Seattle but travel around the world to curate the best wine values and the most awesome stories about wineries, regions and winemakers. Check out their wonderful section on wine basics!

Whisky

  • Whisky For Everyone was started by husband and wife team Matt Chambers and Karen Taylor. Both are regulars on the London whisky scene and have readers from all around the world. There’s a very informative section on whisky basics as well as a great guide to whisky regions.