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Kindred Spirits
3 years ago

Kindred Spirits

Couples in the Booze Biz

Making a successful spirit is all about blending and balance. Take a little sweetness and a little sourness, add a dash of softness and a …
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Mail Order Cocktails Are Here to Stay
3 years ago

Mail Order Cocktails Are Here to Stay

Special Delivery Spirits

In the past few years, the demand for online mixology, wine, spirits and beer retailers has been increasing consistently. With demand come solutions. Numerous spirits websites – …
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5 “Animal” Cocktails – And Movies to Drink Them By
3 years ago

5 “Animal” Cocktails – And Movies to Drink Them By

In the pantheon of drinks, there have been some pretty weird and wacky names.

Inspiration can be as unremarkable as a drink named after a famous person like the Mary …
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Organic Spirits on the Rise
3 years ago

Organic Spirits on the Rise

Planet and People-Healthy Spirits

The organic label doesn’t just apply to the food we eat. It also can define the spirits we imbibe. As people change their drinking habits and …
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Booze Up Your Ice
3 years ago

Booze Up Your Ice

Cubes and Cones Get Some ABV

There are a lot of perks to childhood. Summer vacation. Trick or treating. Popsicles. Sure, as adults, we usually can wing a summer vacation, …
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“Do You Know How To Make an Old Fashioned?”
3 years ago

“Do You Know How To Make an Old Fashioned?”

A Bartender’s Journey

When I was a waiter at the Manhattan Won Ton Company in Beverly Hills in 1998 a customer said to me “Do you know how to make an Old Fashioned?” …
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3 Drinks, 3 Ingredients, 3 Minutes
3 years ago

3 Drinks, 3 Ingredients, 3 Minutes

Plenty of cocktails have only a few ingredients. For the sake of our story, we’re looking at three. Photo Courtesy of Shutterstock.com

Three ingredients put you in the classic cocktail …
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Easter Cocktails to Keep You Hopping
3 years ago

Easter Cocktails to Keep You Hopping

Easter brunch. Easter baskets. Easter eggs. Enough with the frivolities, let’s get down to drinking.

We promise not to be too obvious here — no carrot-infused spirits or Peeps drinks. …
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5 Mad Men Cocktails to Cheer the End of an Era
3 years ago

5 Mad Men Cocktails to Cheer the End of an Era

Mad Men’s finale is April 5

Mad Men is ending, and with it, the end of an era. As New York City — the metropolis so stunningly captured in it …
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Winter Wines for Still Chilly Climes
3 years ago

Winter Wines for Still Chilly Climes

The calendar may say spring, but, at least on the east coast, the newscasters are still spinning a winter’s tale. Photo Courtesy of Courtyard

And so, when the numbers continue …
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Orphan Barrels Find a New Home
3 years ago

Orphan Barrels Find a New Home

The Orphan Barrel Whiskey Distilling Company is a unique endeavor created to rescue long-forgotten (and sometimes misplaced) barrels of whiskey with the goal of sharing them with discerning enthusiasts.

Run …
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The Most Important Cocktail of the Day “The Breakfast Club” Turns 30
3 years ago

The Most Important Cocktail of the Day “The Breakfast Club” Turns 30

Dear Mr. Vernon,

We accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it was we did wrong. But, we think you’re crazy to …
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