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DIY Bitters
4 years ago

DIY Bitters

The Manhattan wouldn’t be the same without them. The earliest versions of the Martini use them.

And today, the selections number in the hundreds. We’re talking about bitters, which can …
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David Wondrich Talks About “IMBIBE!” Then and Now
4 years ago

David Wondrich Talks About “IMBIBE!” Then and Now

The 2015 Revision of the Bartender’s Textbook is Must Reading

It is not hyperbole to say that David Wondrich’s “IMBIBE!” is probably the most important cocktail book of the modern …
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Sacramento’s Cocktail Scene Reinvented
4 years ago

Sacramento’s Cocktail Scene Reinvented

Craft ingredients have replaced sour mix; lounges and speakeasies have emerged.

It is Wednesday night in Sacramento and the whole city seems to be out for drinks. Snippets of conversations …
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Classic Gin Drinks Transformed into Party Punches
4 years ago

Classic Gin Drinks Transformed into Party Punches

Large Formats of Classic Drinks Make Spring Parties Effortless

The Collins, the Gimlet, the Fruit Cup, and the Sling. All of the latter drinks are classic gin cocktails that have …
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Take a Stroll On the Vermont Cocktail Walk
4 years ago

Take a Stroll On the Vermont Cocktail Walk

The Vermont Cocktail Walk showcases the state’s thriving craft distillery scene by offering tour participants an opportunity to sample a variety of spirits, in cocktails prepared exclusively by bartenders in …
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7 of the Best Old-School Cocktail Bars in London
4 years ago

7 of the Best Old-School Cocktail Bars in London

From classic British cocktails to cutting-edge creations that look too good to drink, London’s cocktail scene is thriving while still holding onto its historic roots.

After all, if you visit …
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10 Must Mix Cinco de Mayo Cocktails and Fun Facts
4 years ago

10 Must Mix Cinco de Mayo Cocktails and Fun Facts

Get your sombrero and maracas ready – It’s time for Cinco de Mayo! Below are some fun facts about the Fifth of May, as well as some Cinco de Mayo-inspired …
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May 4th – 10th: The “Force” Is Strong With These Cocktails
4 years ago

May 4th – 10th: The “Force” Is Strong With These Cocktails

Space Nerds Cocktail Week Is Off and (Kessel) Running

Being a geek translates to many realms. There are “Star Wars” geeks. There are “Cocktail Geeks.” And there are “Star Wars/Cocktail …
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Refreshing Deep Eddy Iced Tea Cocktails
4 years ago

Refreshing Deep Eddy Iced Tea Cocktails

National Iced Tea Month is in June, but the recent warmer weather calls for refreshing long drinks.

And, with the Derby around the corner, iced tea cocktails really hit the …
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8 Julep Variations for Derby Day and Beyond
4 years ago

8 Julep Variations for Derby Day and Beyond

In certain parts of the country – namely Kentucky and environs, the Mint Julep is sacrosanct. Whiskey – we’re talking Bourbon and nothing but — mint, simple syrup, and ice. …
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The Best Rooftop Bars in New York, Chicago and LA
4 years ago

The Best Rooftop Bars in New York, Chicago and LA

Spring and summer, for almost any city—save Los Angeles, which greedily sucks up more than its fair share of sunshine year round—means a mass bodily assent to the rafters of …
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Boston’s Barmobile Will Bring the Bar to You
4 years ago

Boston’s Barmobile Will Bring the Bar to You

This Kickstarter Campaign Is On a Roll

First there were restaurant pop-ups; then there were bar pop ups. If bartending partners Domingo-Martin Barreres, Kevin Mabry, and Suzie Dagenais have their …
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