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Bella Bellini – Modern Recipes for a Classic Cocktail
4 years ago

Bella Bellini – Modern Recipes for a Classic Cocktail

When Giuseppe Cipriani created the Bellini — a seemingly simple combination of peach purée and Prosecco — he likely had no idea that he would change the concept of “brunch.” …
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4 Seaside Cocktails for a New England Summer
4 years ago

4 Seaside Cocktails for a New England Summer

Newport, Rhode Island in July.

The phrase conjures images of lawn parties and Adirondack chairs, frothy surf and fresh cocktails. At the Castle Hill Inn, which sits on a 40-acre …
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4 Martinis, Old and New
4 years ago

4 Martinis, Old and New

The Martini is a resilient beast.

Despite the ravages of time — vodka taking over for the traditional gin, various “-tini” aberrations with everything from sour apple to coffee flavors, …
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4 Spirits Pros Make Drinks for Their Dads
4 years ago

4 Spirits Pros Make Drinks for Their Dads

From distillers to bartenders, this group of industry professionals reflects on what their dads mean to them and what they would drink with dad, not just on Father’s Day, but …
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Chillin’ With Rhett Miller
4 years ago

Chillin’ With Rhett Miller

Rhett Miller is best known as the guitarist for the Old 97’s, but on May 12, he released his first solo album.

The Traveler captures Miller’s memories and observations of …
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5 High-Proof Cognac Cocktails for Warm Weather
5 years ago

5 High-Proof Cognac Cocktails for Warm Weather

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times.

Cognac is brandy, but brandy is most definitely not Cognac. The capital letter “C” should give you a clue …
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Thoroughly Modern Moonshine
5 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 Does Your Cocktail Garden Grow?
5 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
5 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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Julie Reiner’s Cocktail Party Tips
5 years ago

Julie Reiner’s Cocktail Party Tips

As co-owner of the Clover Club in Brooklyn and Flatiron Lounge in Manhattan (among others), Julie Reiner is one of the doyennes of the modern cocktail movement.

Simply said, she …
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Geek Out Over 5 “Game of Thrones” Tipples
5 years ago

Geek Out Over 5 “Game of Thrones” Tipples

Big Bar in Los Angeles is GoT Crazy.

Some people love “Game of Thrones.” And then some people LOVE it. That would be the case at Big Bar in Los …
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DIY Bitters
5 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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