Daily News: Chemically Cloned Wines, Slovenian Winery Honors Melania Trump

March 2016 Long Reads

Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – A Slovenian winery has released a wine called “First Lady” in honor of Melania Trump. – A growing number of nationally-important breweries are cropping up in the Hudson Valley. – Forbes explores the value of chemically-cloned wines. – With the craft beer world in flux, many brewers More

Daily News: The Cucina Blog Awards, Tijuana’s Craft Beer Scene, Whisky for Rent

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – The team of Belgian scientists that recently discovered seven Earth-like planets named the system and each exoplanet after their favorite beers. – A landlord in Scotland has accepted £40,000 in stolen whisky in lieu of rent. – Brewers are experimenting with adding actual insects to More

Daily News: Cork Wine Bar Sues President Trump, Caviar-Infused Vodka

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – The owners of Cork Wine Bar in Washington D.C. are suing President Trump claiming that the restaurants in Trump Hotel enjoy an illegal advantage in the marketplace. – Joshua Bernstein suggests four table beers to try. – Pernod Ricard has introduced a caviar-infused vodka that is More

Daily News: Alcoholic Cold Brew Coffee, The Best Beer Bars in America

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – A new bill proposes that Texas-labelled wine must contain 100 percent Texas-grown grapes. – An alcoholic cold brew coffee will hit the market this May. – The Brewers Association has listed the best beer bars in America. – Chicago’s Empirical Brewery is using More

Daily News: Liquor Brands Adopt Augmented Reality, Making the Case for Armagnac

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – At Diamond Reef, the drinks list straddles the line between old school and new. – Beam Suntory is considering augmented reality as a means of promotion for its brands. – Located in Bushwick, Enlightenment Wines is Brooklyn’s only meadery. – Aaron Goldfarb highlights the More

Daily News: Chicagoans Consume The Most Beer and Whiskey, Investigating the Ritual of the Buy Back

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Skeletons of some of the earliest colonists in America have been discovered beneath a Florida wine shop. – A recent study suggests that Chicagoans consume more than twice as much beer and whiskey compared to the national average. – According to a new report, More

Daily News: The Aviary Will Open in New York, The Scientist Behind Jägermeister

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – David Wondrich chronicles the history of the Irish bar in Manhattan. – The makers of blue wine have been banned from marketing their product as “blue wine.” – A problematic batch of vodka is being recalled after accidentally being bottled at 81 percent ABV. – A More

Daily News: BrewDog’s Craft Beer Hotel, Wine-Infused Coffee

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – BrewDog is planning on opening a crowdfunded craft beer hotel next to their Columbus, Ohio taproom. – Wine Enthusiast interviews Guy Fieri about his Russian River Valley wine label. – Napa-based Molinari Caffe has created a line of wine-infused coffee. – Longreads tells the story More

Daily News: The Bars Where Bartenders Drink, Defining Northern California’s Beer Style

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – A new book by Adrienne Stillman documents the bars where bartenders most like to drink. – A Portuguese company is pushing for the return of cork over screwcap bottles. – Beers brewed specifically to be consumed at high altitudes have been introduced on More

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Daily News: A Church That Brews Beer in its Crypt, A Guide To Asian Lagers

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – St. Mary’s church in North London brews beer in the crypt to raise money for their youth work. – In Lucky Peach, Justin Kennedy offers a guide to Asian lagers. – One writer offers his secret to making homemade nocino liqueur. – In The More

The Punch A-Z

Grenadine

(n.) Historically made from tart-sweet pomegranate juice and sugar, grenadine is perhaps the most enduring in the category of concentrated fruit syrups that were popular cocktail ingredients in the late 19th century. The name most likely comes from France, a translation of the word pomegranate (grenade), which is also the country that cocktail historians speculate […]

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