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November’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 ...
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Liquid Diet: Six Post-Holiday “Detox” Cocktails

The holiday drinking marathon requires recovery drinks to match. Here, our go-to restorative cocktails, equipped to ...
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How Our Favorite Drinkers Do Thanksgiving, from Champagne to Underberg

High-acid red wines. Calvados. Lots of beer and amaro. A few of our favorite people share their Thanksgiving ...
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Can Boston’s Only Classic Cocktail Make a Comeback?

Boston's only classic cocktail has long been plagued by disrepute and bad sour mix. But a new crop of bartenders is ...
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Six Cocktails That Drink Like Thanksgiving

What do you do with all of the surplus cranberry and sage and spice you're bound to acquire next week? Mix it with ...
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Bringing It Back Bar: What to Do with Génépy

Every bar sports marginal bottles that elude even the most seasoned drink-makers. That is, until someone dusts them ...
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The Ritual of the Shift Drink: Seattle’s Rob Roy

The hallowed ritual of the shift drink may take a different form at every bar, but it inevitably serves the same ...
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The Evolution of the “Pop” Cocktail

Every cocktail bar menu comes stocked with at least one cocktail designed to appeal and go down easy—not unlike an ...
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Bartender’s Choice: “Low-Proof and Stirred”

In "Bartender's Choice," we challenge some of our favorite bartenders with a drink order, and see what they come up ...
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Five Super-Fresh Cider Cocktails

From a sidra-fueled riff on the G&T to a mezcal- and cider-infused take on the Bicicletta to a large-format punch ...
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The School of Aub Zam Zam

Bruno Mooshei was a San Francisco legend known as much for his fierce demeanor as he was for his strangely wonderful ...
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Who Killed the Cocktail?

From the vantage of our current craft cocktail renaissance, it's easy to identify the cocktail's Dark Age. It's much ...
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