Celebrate ‘The Prisoner of Azkaban’ Anniversary With This Drinking Game!

Celebrate ‘The Prisoner of Azkaban’ Anniversary With This Drinking Game!

It’s the fifteen-year anniversary of the Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban movie, an adaptation beloved for its introduction of fan-favorite Sirius Black, who offered Harry a glimpse of the family and childhood he might have known. In addition to this heartwarming (and ultimately tearjerking) experience for Harry, we ALSO get to watch Hermione Granger punch Malfoy right in his smarmy little face. We love seeing Harry get his iconic Firebolt, and no matter how many times we’ve heard them, we always smile at iconic lines like you foul, loathsome, evil little cockroach!   Gif Via WeHeartit   There are so many …

Belgium Monks Make Beer History with Recipe from Lost 1700s Book!

Belgium Monks Make Beer History with Recipe from Lost 1700s Book!

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According to The Guardian, Father Karel Stautemas, “in the presence of the town’s mayor and 120 journalists and enthusiasts,” made a startling announcement.   Image Via Cactus Hugs The abbey, which Reuters notes has a phoenix emblem ‘with the Latin motto ‘Ardet nec consumitur’, meaning ‘Burned but not destroyed’,” was burned down in 1798 by French secular revolutionaries. As a result, the 12th century recipe was thought to be lost, but turns out the recipe, along with 300 others books, had been smuggled out and hidden within ancient archives. Thus, Father Karel Stautemas told the awaiting crowd that, after “four years of …

Booze & Books(tr): A Cocktail for Every Harry Potter Book

Booze & Books(tr): A Cocktail for Every Harry Potter Book

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Bookstr is bringing you Booze & Books, our weekly feature dedicated to drinking games and booze-book pairings. This week, we’re bringing you another booze & book pairing. Our recommendation? Any booze and any book. Since that’s a little too general, we’re going to be pairing cocktails with Harry Potter books. We would recommend not drinking your way through the entire Harry Potter series—if only because the books are long and, consequently, your lifespan would not be. That said, the series is bound to stir up an intense emotional response in any of its fans. While many books after this series …

Booze & Books(tr): Your ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Drinking Game

Booze & Books(tr): Your ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Drinking Game

It’s Thirsty Thursday, and Bookstr is bringing you Booze & Books, our newest weekly feature dedicated to drinking games and booze-book pairings. Since this week is in honor of the Game of Thrones TV show, we’ve got one major recommendation: a shitload of booze. This post is dark and full of spoilers, so don’t continue if you haven’t gotten a chance to endure episode 3. The battle’s lighting may be dim, but don’t worry: we’re about to get LIT.   Gif Via Hello Giggles   Listen, sometimes you have to just drink and know things. For instance, you KNOW that at least …