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Inside the Bars Built from Obscure Collections

Bars can be made of many things: reclaimed wood, glossy marble—even just cinder block and a cash register. But ...
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Meet the Secret Barroom Handshake That Is the “Challenge Coin”

Challenge coins have a storied history within the military as a badge of honor—and as a communal drinking game. In ...
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Bringing It Back Bar: What to Do with Dimmi

Every bar sports marginal bottles that elude even the most seasoned drink-makers. In "Bringing It Back Bar," we shine ...
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My First Time: Tales of Drunken Misguidance

Everyone has a story to tell about the first time they got drunk. Whitney Adams revisits those formative "First Time" ...
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How Booze Became the Life and Death of Jazz

With music legends like Charlie Parker, Chet Baker and Billie Holiday all succumbing to alcohol- and drug-related ...
March 2016 Long Reads

March’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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Bringing It Back Bar: What to Do with Cassis

Every bar sports marginal bottles that elude even the most seasoned drink-makers. In "Bringing It Back Bar," we shine ...
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America’s Role in Latest Fight for Small Mezcal

Big distilleries in Mexico are waging a battle for market share in the U.S., often at the expense of small producers. ...
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The 1960s Drinking Game Sensation, Pass-Out

In the '60s and '70s, many adult gatherings came with the presence of one ubiquitous board game: Pass-Out, ...
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A Guide to the Spanish Vermouth Renaissance

A vermouth renaissance is sweeping Spain as drinkers embrace a cultural icon that's been in decline since the 1970s. ...
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A Decade in, the Pickleback Shot Lives On

A decade ago, the Pickleback was simply a bartender favorite in Brooklyn, largely unknown to the general public. ...
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This Is How You Drink Through Koreatown

Matt Rodbard and Deuki Hong, authors of Koreatown, took the PUNCH crew on a five-hour drinking crawl through NYC's ...