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Spirit Chasers: Why Big Beer Can’t Resist the Cocktail

Following the massive success of Lime-A-Rita, a new crop of Big Beer "cocktails"—from the tequila-flavored Desperados ...
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How Shotgunning Got Its Very Own Ambassador

More than 200 days ago, Aaron Semmel vowed to shotgun a beer every day for a year and document it on Instagram. Drew ...
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Whatever Happened to Kentucky Common Beer?

Forgotten since Prohibition, Kentucky Common—Louisville's native beer style—is primed for a comeback. Sarah Baird on ...
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Can Starbucks Really Succeed As a Bar?

In December, Starbucks revealed its plan to roll out a pilot nighttime concept—Starbucks Evenings—to nearly 3,000 of ...
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Death to the Pickleback and Other Drinking Resolutions

Eating and drinking for a living is fraught with all sorts of hazards. Like pickleback shots. And generally overdoing ...
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PUNCH City Guides: Come Drink Your Way Around the World

Take a sneak peek at the trailer for PUNCH City Guides, our brand new city-by-city guide to drinking around the world.
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The Beer Cocktail Stealing American Hearts

The recent cult success of Stiegl's grapefruit radler has inspired countless riffs, a website and even a Twitter ...
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Masculinity, Hipsters and the Miller High Life Man

Between 1998 and 2005, director Errol Morris created over 100 ads for Miller High Life aimed at rebranding the beer ...
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How Beer Went from Frat House to Auction House

Beer has long been seen as the everyman's beverage. But in recent years, the rise of collectible, limited-edition ...
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Fast Booze Nation

From Sonic to Chipotle to Starbucks, fast food restaurants are more frequently adding alcoholic beverages to their ...
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The Ever-Evolving Texas Icehouse

Once pre-refrigeration outposts for ice sales, South Texas's historic "icehouses" transitioned into bars and ...
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The Hotel Minibar Is Not Dead

A recent study showed a decline in hotel minibar sales across the country, a sure sign for many that the in-room ...