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10 Cool Ice Bars Where You Can Chill in the Summer Heat
5 years ago

10 Cool Ice Bars Where You Can Chill in the Summer Heat

As summer temperatures start to soar, with heatwaves across Europe, and the UK recently recording its hottest July day in history, it’s good to think about a cooling cocktail in …
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5 Vibrantly Flavored Vodkas
5 years ago

5 Vibrantly Flavored Vodkas

Natural, intense, and exotic flavors define the newest infused vodkas.

“The flavored vodka market is oversaturated with bad ideas that sound like they’re designed mostly with ten-year-olds in mind,” says …
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9 Bars in the Weirdest Places
5 years ago

9 Bars in the Weirdest Places

From public toilets to an old police station, from windmills to biscuit factories, all around the world are bars in some pretty unusual locations.

For some reason several of them …
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Golden, Colorado is Booming with Beer
5 years ago

Golden, Colorado is Booming with Beer

It’s not just Coors anymore. Golden, Colorado is Booming with Beer

Golden was Colorado’s first capital, founded in 1859 during the Gold Rush. These days, though, Golden’s boom is in …
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7 of the Best Old-School Cocktail Bars in London
5 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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13 Irish Whiskey Distilleries to Visit This Year
5 years ago

13 Irish Whiskey Distilleries to Visit This Year

It’s an intoxicating time for Irish whiskey, with several new distilleries recently opened in both Ireland and Northern Ireland, and others on the way.

It’s also a confusing time for …
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Greenwich’s ‘Real Ale’ Pubs
5 years ago

Greenwich’s ‘Real Ale’ Pubs

Located by the River Thames in southeast London, the district of Greenwich is noted for its long maritime history and for the fact that this is where zero degrees longitude …
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Kindred Spirits
5 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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The 12 Best Distillery Visits in Scotland
5 years ago

The 12 Best Distillery Visits in Scotland

Scotland is world famous for both its golf courses and for its whisky distilleries. But where do you begin? Well, just as a golfer will prefer to play a beautiful …
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Do You Know What’s in Your Tonic Water?
5 years ago

Do You Know What’s in Your Tonic Water?

In 1825, British soldiers stationed in India were prone to malaria, a merciless disease transmitted by mosquitoes.

As quinine was known to be a preventive measure against the disease, the …
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This Isn’t Your Grandpa’s Gin
5 years ago

This Isn’t Your Grandpa’s Gin

The Changing World of Gin Botanicals

Gin used to be easy. You drank Gordon’s or you drank Beefeater, or maybe if you were bolder you drank Tanqueray or Bombay Sapphire. …
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The United Nations of Vodka
5 years ago

The United Nations of Vodka

Once upon a time you knew where you were.

Vodka came from Russia or Poland. But then, some really good vodkas came out of Scandinavia. And Grey Goose began making …
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