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Recap: 2017 Homebrew Con and National Homebrew Competition
4 days ago

Recap: 2017 Homebrew Con and National Homebrew Competition

After three days of fun, educational sessions and-of course-tasting, Homebrew Con 2017, also known as the 39th annual National Homebrewers Conference, concluded at the Minneapolis Convention Center…
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Two U.S. Finalists Moving On to BACARDÍ Legacy Global Cocktail Competition
1 month ago

Two U.S. Finalists Moving On to BACARDÍ Legacy Global Cocktail Competition

On May 23, 2017, BACARDÍ Legacy Global Cocktail Competition will see 38 of the world’s finest bartenders come together in Berlin to compete for the 2017 championship title…
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John Dewar & Sons Receives Top Honors at San Francisco World Spirits Competition
1 month ago

John Dewar & Sons Receives Top Honors at San Francisco World Spirits Competition

A Wave of Wins Continue for the Portfolio – 15 medals with four Double Golds. The John Dewar & Sons Fine Scotch Whisky Emporium portfolio has been awarded an impressive 15 medals across the 17th San Francisco World Spirits Competition…
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Anchor Brewing and San Francisco Giants Release Los Gigantes
1 month ago

Anchor Brewing and San Francisco Giants Release Los Gigantes

By  •  BEER

Anchor Brewing Company and the San Francisco Giants announce their second limited edition collaboration brew, Los Gigantes™, a crisp, clean, and crushable Mexican style lager…
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What’s New with Fat Washing?
1 month ago

What’s New with Fat Washing?

Bartenders today are exploring techniques beyond bacon-washed bourbon.

The appeal of the fat washed cocktail has always been the ability to add a surprising, but somehow logical, element that otherwise …
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Must Mix: Otto’s Cocktail
2 months ago

Must Mix: Otto’s Cocktail

With the start of tomato season, Otto’s Cocktail, from Double Take Los Angeles, is the perfect cocktail to mix. It’s made with muddled baby tomatoes, cilantro, agave, lime, Del Maguey Via, Espolon Blanco & a cilantro-tomato garnish…
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Mixing with Nolet’s Silver Gin – The Next Wave Part 2 of 5
2 months ago

Mixing with Nolet’s Silver Gin – The Next Wave Part 2 of 5

In most parts of the country Spring is finally beginning to bloom and I don’t mean just the yellow daffodils climbing skyward from giant pots lining Park Avenue and 42nd Street in New York City…
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Bulleit Frontier Whiskey Creates Tattoo Art Installation in LA
4 months ago

Bulleit Frontier Whiskey Creates Tattoo Art Installation in LA

Los Angeles will have a little more ink following the introduction of a new tattoo art installation at 3921 W Sunset Blvd. & Hyperion Ave. to kick off the Bulleit Frontier Works project…
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7 Sexy Shots to Shoot Now
4 months ago

7 Sexy Shots to Shoot Now

Oh the memories, or lack of memories, associated with shots.

Sure, imbibing one of those 1980s naughty-named-drinks, like the Slippery Nipple, Screaming Orgasm, or Dirty Girl Scout, was fun in …
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Spotlight on Falernum
5 months ago

Spotlight on Falernum

As head bartender at Outpost in Santa Barbara and Good Bar in Goleta, California, Chris Burmeister takes inspiration from southern California’s tiki past. Currently, he is entranced with falernum, a classic tiki syrup…
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Must Mix: Wok Oil Cocktail ‘Dreams In Green’
5 months ago

Must Mix: Wok Oil Cocktail ‘Dreams In Green’

More and more bar programs around the country are using “oils in cocktails” (avocado oil, basil oil, coconut oil, etc.)…
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International Wine Center Announces 21st Graduating Class
5 months ago

International Wine Center Announces 21st Graduating Class

By  •  WINE

New Level 4 Diploma Graduates Mark IWC Milestone of Over 300 Alums. International Wine Center today announced its newest WSET Level 4 Diploma graduates…
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