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Our 15 Most-Read Stories of 2016

From the rise of the new Martini to a hard-hitting investigation of Pedialyte as hangover cure, a look back at the ...
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Which Drink Trends Should Disappear in 2017?

This year gave us the meteoric rise of the likes of mead, the Negroni and food-flavored beer—but which have the ...
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Eight Days of Sh*t We Found on eBay

Welcome to "Sh*t We Found on eBay," wherein we plumb the depths of the consumer-to-consumer marketplace to find the ...
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The Pink-Hued Appeal of Hibiscus Beer

Tart, floral and bright pink, hibiscus has become a new darling among craft brewers. Justin Kennedy on the mini boom ...
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A Night at Tokyo’s Surreal “Little Texas” Honky-Tonk

In Japan, a small smattering of honky-tonks serve as the antithesis of traditionally quiet Japanese culture. This is ...
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Why It’s Time to Reconsider the Pilsner

Welcome to "I'd Tap That," in which Aaron Goldfarb and a panel of tasters pit "whales" against "shelf turds" in an ...
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How the Leave-a-Drink Tradition Came to Be

The leave-a-drink tradition is spreading to bars across the country. Here, Megan Krigbaum tracks the evolution of the ...
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I Love You, Karaoke

Why do we love karaoke so much? Tasked with answering the question, Jamie Feldmar traces history of karaoke in New ...
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When Did Rarity Start to Equal Greatness in Beer?

What can we learn from looking at 15 years of the Beer Advocate "Top Beers" list? Aaron Goldfarb mines the Wayback ...
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House Rules: Drinking with “The Dude”

The idea of drinking to one's favorite films has spawned an online community dedicated to movie-based drinking games. ...
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The IPA Through the Ages

With a wide range of styles and new ones emerging each year, it's easy to forget that the category we know as India ...
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October’s Best Reads on Drinks and Drinking

Welcome to The PUNCHbowl, a monthly installment where we share our favorite long reads on all things drinks and ...