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Drunk Abby: Cocktail Advice from the Spice Whisperer

Introducing "Drunk Abby," an advice column that will explore all of your drinking queries via the boozy wisdom of an ...
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Searching for the Modern-Day Jerry Thomas

Equal parts swagger and hammer—with the "soul of a poet" and the fashion sense of a sailor—Tom Vaught is the ...
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The Bar Heard Round the World

Since the minuscule Lower East Side bar opened its doors in 1999, Milk & Honey's influence on today's cocktail scene ...
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An Amaro Scene Springs Up in Seattle

From Artusi to Barnacle, Brad Thomas Parsons explores Seattle's love affair with amari and the unique culture that's ...
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Bartender Crush: Abigail Gullo on Jonas Andersen

Whether across an ocean or across town, bartenders love to crush on other bartenders. "Bartender Crush" digs into ...
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Reports of Tiki’s Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

In all of its unabashed kitsch, it's easy to dismiss tiki as a category of drinks chronically prone to passing fad. ...
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Bitter Is the New Black

These drinks prove that bitter really is better.
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Is the Era of the Bar Manual Over?

In the modern-day search for cocktail recipes, what is lost with the immediacy of an internet search? Andrew ...
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Straight Outta Shire: LA’s Most Imaginative Drinks

From beating an eating disorder to foraging wild ingredients, Matthew Biancaniello has transformed a path of ...
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Fifty Shades of the Gin and Tonic

One of the most constant and enduring of the highball cocktails, the gin & tonic has hid for years in plain sight. ...
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The Secret World of Cocktail Rituals

Jesse Simon explores why the unseen ingredients and rituals involved in the making of drinks are often the most ...
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Finding Napa Valley in a (Cocktail) Glass

The Restaurant at Meadowood's Sam Levy is defining a new, more nuanced style of California cocktail. Peden + Munk ...