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Drunk Heroes: Baseball’s Love Affair with Booze

From steroids to chewing tobacco to some of the most notorious drinkers in the history of sports, baseball has a ...
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Cheap Beer and Dried Squid: The Joys of Vietnam’s Bia Hoi Tradition

From the outdoor beer stalls of Vietnam, the scent of grilled dried squid and other snacks call drinkers from all ...
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Milton Glaser on Design and the Current State of Booze Branding

Milton Glaser is one of the most respected graphic designers of our era—famous for, among many other things, the ...
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What the Hell Is “Summer Beer”?

Since Anchor Brewing debuted the first self-identified "summer beer" in 1984, the category has yielded some of ...
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Rukkirääkin’ in the Free World: Estonian Craft Beer Explodes

Just two years ago, Estonia was drowning in a sea of commercial lagers. But in 2013, Põhjala Brewery introduced what ...
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Hong Kong’s Hottest New Nightclub: 7-Eleven

Largely a product of lax liquor laws and exorbitant drink prices, 7-Eleven convenience stores have become the hottest ...
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You Don’t Hate IPAs, You Just Think You Do

The IPA, a generously hopped style of pale ale that has become synonymous with craft beer, has become the the ...
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The Ultimate Party Snack Searches for a Seat at the Bar

In the comfort-food gold rush, the pig in a blanket is one of the only classic American snacks that hasn’t crossed ...
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How the Burger Became An American Bar Icon

How did the hamburger brand itself as both a symbol of good, clean American fun and beer-soaked bar crawls? Regan ...
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What Is Bar Food?

Welcome to "Eating in Bars" a brand new semimonthly column celebrating bar food in all its incarnations, past and ...
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The Next Frontier in Barrel-Aged Craft Beer

Once an obscure beer geek obsession, beers aged in unorthodox barrels—from mezcal and aquavit barrels to those that ...
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Drinking with Comedian and Musician Dave Hill

Comedian and musician Dave Hill straddles an odd balance of near-celebrity and cult persona. Here, he talks with ...