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Our 15 Most-Read Stories of 2016

From the rise of the new Martini to a hard-hitting investigation of Pedialyte as hangover cure, a look back at the ...
Champagne Corks

No More Three-Martini Nights, and Other Drinking Resolutions

Eating and drinking for a living is fraught with all sorts of hazards. Like Fireball-Rumchata cocktails. And ...
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Which Drink Trends Should Disappear in 2017?

This year gave us the meteoric rise of the likes of mead, the Negroni and food-flavored beer—but which have the ...
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Behind the Backbar at Brooklyn’s Sauvage

In "Anatomy of a Backbar" we get to know the world's most notable spirits programs in five bottles. Up first: ...
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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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The Return of America’s Most Patriotic Spirit

Welcome to "Spirit Guide," in which Wayne Curtis demystifies the ever-shifting spirits landscape one bottle at a ...
Mole Bitters

Why Mole Bitters Make Everything Better

Every bartender has at least one ingredient in their arsenal that can improve just about any cocktail. In this round ...
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How a Spirits Bottle Becomes Iconic

Some of the world's most famous spirits brands are known not only for what's inside their bottles, but for the ...
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How Our Favorite Drinkers Do Thanksgiving

From cranberry-spiked Whiskey Sours to liqueurs of all types, a few of our favorite people share their Thanksgiving ...
Barrel Aged Gin

What’s Next for Barrel-Aged Gin?

Blurring the line between dark and light spirits, today’s top barrel-aged gins are rested in casks formerly used for ...
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House Rules: Drinking with “The Dude”

The idea of drinking to one's favorite films has spawned an online community dedicated to movie-based drinking games. ...
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October’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 ...