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Meet the Secret Barroom Handshake That Is the “Challenge Coin”

Challenge coins have a storied history within the military as a badge of honor—and as a communal drinking game. In ...
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My First Time: Tales of Drunken Misguidance

Everyone has a story to tell about the first time they got drunk. Whitney Adams revisits those formative "First Time" ...
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How Mosaic Became Beer’s Hottest Hop

Despite having entered the market just four years ago, the Mosaic hop has become a darling amongst craft brewers. ...
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Why Are Beer Geeks So Obsessed with Ratings?

Wine ratings are increasingly becoming a metric of the past. But to beer aficionados, user-generated ratings on ...
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Are the World’s Most Iconic Lagers Just Bud in Different Bottles?

Nearly every country has its own claim to beer fame, from Imperial in Costa Rica to Mythos in Greece. But just how ...
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House Rules: Dudo, the Dice Lover’s “Bullshit”

For ages the drinking game has united humans in riotous, often misguided consumption. In our monthly column "House ...
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Bartender’s Choice: “Something with Beer”

Thanks to an ever widening array of styles, bartenders are finding new ways to incorporate beer into cocktails as a ...
Pedialyte as a Hangover Cure

But Seriously, Does Pedialyte Cure Hangovers?

Once the domain of sick babies, Pedialyte has become the go-to morning-after elixir for adults who can’t seem to quit ...
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Who Is the Millennial Drinker?

In the perpetual race to appeal to millennials, the stories that alcohol brands use to market their products has ...
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Beer’s Evolving Role at the Restaurant Table

Though wine has long commanded the attention of beverage directors, beer is experiencing an unprecedented wave of ...
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A Brief History of Collaboration Beers

Since Russian River and Avery launched beer's first "collaboration beer" in 2006, high-profile partnerships between ...
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January’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 ...