September’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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Strange Bedfellows: The New Mashup of Big Booze and Street Art

Nearly two decades after Andy Warhol and Absolut first collaborated in the '80s, a new wave of spirits brands are ...
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Wine O’Clock, Beer O’Clock and the Changing Language of Drinking

Beer o'clock, brosé, turnt. As new words to describe drinks and drinking enter the lexicon, the Oxford Dictionaries ...
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The Method Behind the “Bartender’s Choice” Cocktail Bar

In a few select bars around the country, menus have been replaced by conversation between customer and bartender. ...

Bringing It Back Bar: What to Do with Violet Liqueur Crème de Violette

Every bar sports marginal bottles that elude even the most seasoned drink-makers. That is, until someone dusts them ...
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See Ya, Zima: A New Wave of Bottled Cocktails Is Born

A new wave of bottled cocktails inspired by the craft cocktail movement are starting to make their mark on the ...
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Everything You Need to Know About London’s Drinks Scene

From our freshly updated guide to drinking in London to our favorite stories on the city's drinking scene, we've got ...
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Cocktails & Dreams

Though critically panned, Tom Cruise's '80s love letter to flair bartending, Cocktail, undoubtedly launched countless ...
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Everything You Need to Know Before Drinking in NYC

From our freshly updated guides to the best bars in Brooklyn and Manhattan to a collection of stories about what's ...
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Thicker Than Water: Why Texture Matters in Vodka

In an era where aromatic spirits like mezcal, aged rum and whiskey rule, vodka is often dismissed for its neutrality. ...
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Bringing It Back Bar: What to Do with Strega

Every bar sports marginal bottles that elude even the most seasoned drink-makers. That is, until someone dusts them ...
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Can Everclear Shake Its Frat-Boy Image?

The infamous 190-proof grain spirit, Everclear, has long been synonymous with blackouts and bad decisions. But for ...
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