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Whiskey’s New Beer-Infused Fringe

Whiskey producers big and small are narrowing the gap between craft beer and whiskey by either distilling from ...
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Bringing It Back Bar: What to Do with Pineau Des Charentes

Every bar sports marginal bottles that elude even the most seasoned drink-makers. In "Bringing It Back Bar," we shine ...
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Bartender’s Choice: “Something Smoky”

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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The #Millennial Phenomenon of “Text or Shot”

For ages the drinking game has united humans in riotous, often misguided consumption. In our monthly column "House ...
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A New Boom of Italian Aperitivo Liqueurs

As Americans become increasingly thirsty for all things bitter and low-alcohol, a new crop of Italian aperitivo ...
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A Guide to Italian Bitter Aperitivo Liqueurs

Red bitter liqueurs are the cornerstone of Italian aperitivo culture, which American drinkers are eagerly adopting in ...
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Confessions of a Beer Ticker

The psychology behind amassing alcohol often harkens back to childhood collection obsessions—from baseball cards to ...
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Bringing It Back Bar: How to Use Crème de Cacao

Every bar sports marginal bottles that elude even the most seasoned drink-makers. In "Bringing It Back Bar," we shine ...
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Inside Campari’s Fantastical Pin-Up Calendar

Campari's annual calendar has arrived Stateside, giving Americans a taste of the superstar-fueled affair that's been ...
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2015’s Best Reads on Drinks and Drinking

This year, we discovered a vineyard in the middle of a war zone, dug into why craft beer labeling is prone to ...
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No More Personal Margarita Pitchers, and Other Drinking Resolutions

Eating and drinking for a living is fraught with all sorts of hazards. Like banana dolphins. And generally overdoing ...
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A Brief, Wondrous History of the Ice Luge

From Escoffier's slender-necked ice swans to vodka chugged by way of Rapunzel's frozen locks? Drew Lazor on the ...