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7 Rosé Cocktails to Spring into Summer
3 years ago

7 Rosé Cocktails to Spring into Summer

In my younger and less formidable years, I thought Rosé was made by taking a bit of white wine, a bit of red wine together, and mixing them into one …
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Craft Cocktails Sparkle with the Hobart Glasswasher
3 years ago

Craft Cocktails Sparkle with the Hobart Glasswasher

How would you define a craft cocktail? Is it balanced? Does it use fresh, often homemade ingredients? Artisan spirits?

A craft cocktail is all of that, but so many other …
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8 Rums For Right Now
3 years ago

8 Rums For Right Now

Plane tickets are increasingly expensive.

We all yearn and probably deserve a vacation, preferably somewhere sunny and warm near a body of water and close proximity to cool drinks! However, …
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Thoroughly Modern Moonshine
3 years ago

Thoroughly Modern Moonshine

This once-illicit hooch has turned respectable, not to mention downright tasty.

When people hear the word “moonshine,” they often titter uncomfortably. Isn’t that what hillbillies make, some unenlightened souls might …
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How I Learned to Drink Soju Like a Korean
3 years ago

How I Learned to Drink Soju Like a Korean

A former English teacher recalls her first experience with Soju.

I had only been in my apartment in Pusan, South Korea, for an hour when a group of college students …
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Veteran Bartender Willy Shine Loves This Industry!
3 years ago

Veteran Bartender Willy Shine Loves This Industry!

Shine’s advice for a successful spirits career? Big love for yourself, your cocktails, and your guests – advice he will share personally with the winner of the VEEV “Better Way …
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5 Cachaça Cocktails for a Brazilian Summer
3 years ago

5 Cachaça Cocktails for a Brazilian Summer

As the national spirit of Brazil, cachaça is a spirit that has been steadily gaining popularity in the U.S.

Pronounced ka-SHA-sa, this sugar cane spirit is at the center of …
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How Does Your Cocktail Garden Grow?
3 years ago

How Does Your Cocktail Garden Grow?

By planting a few herbs, flowers, or fruits, you will have fresh cocktail flavors at your fingertips.

The natural synergy between kitchen and cocktail — let’s just call it the …
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Going Dutch! – Where to Drink in Amsterdam and Rotterdam
3 years ago

Going Dutch! – Where to Drink in Amsterdam and Rotterdam

Contributions from Anthony Pullen, National Brand Ambassador, Lucas BolsUSA, and Carl Nolet Jr., owner of Nolet’s Gins and Ketel One vodka What comes to mind when you hear the word …
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Sipping Rums Are In The Spotlight
3 years ago

Sipping Rums Are In The Spotlight

Discover rum’s pleasures and complexities by enjoying a new variety of distillations that shine when sipped neat, as you would Cognac or fine whiskey.

Picture this – you’re bartending at …
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Mezcal Decoded – An Interview with Gilbert Marquez
3 years ago

Mezcal Decoded – An Interview with Gilbert Marquez

Flavor, region, type of agave, and cooking method all define this complex spirit.

Gilbert Marquez has been working in the bar industry for many years. Formerly, he ran the bar …
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Starka: Bridging the Gap Between Vodka and Whiskey
3 years ago

Starka: Bridging the Gap Between Vodka and Whiskey

Four craft distillers are giving this rudimentary 15th century white spirit a distinctly American twist.

The men worked hard, the cool damp earth falling steadily from the blades of their …
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