Daily News: A Pub Just for Bartenders, Heineken’s Problematic Logo

Heineken

Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Jim Meehan illuminates the rare pechuga expression of mezcal. – Wired makes the case against beer being brewed in space. – Due to it’s resemblance to communist iconography, Heineken’s red star logo might be banned in Hungary. – Israeli archeologists have discovered hundreds of More

Daily News: Terroir in Whiskey, Toilet Water Beer

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – The largest auction of Japanese whiskey ever will take place next month in Britain with an average appraisal of $2,500. – The man responsible for Fireball’s rise is hoping to duplicate his success with Ghost Tequila. – October explores the versatility of More

Daily News: The Origins of The Bloody Mary, Boycotting Ballast Point

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Marijuana continues to prosper in California’s wine country. – A boycott of Ballast Point has been called for following apparent ties between the beer brand and Paul Ryan. – October offers insight on the current rate of craft breweries that are closing. – Brian Bartels explores More

Daily News: Chicago’s Most Important Beer, The Oldest Whiskey in the World

Whiskey

Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – The Chicago Tribune highlights the city’s 15 most important beers ever. – The oldest whiskey in the world is being incorporated into a luxury wrist watch. – According to a new study, more than a quarter of beer drinkers are opting to buy legal marijuana instead. More

Daily News: China’s Top Craft Brewers, The Manhattan Cocktail Classic Returns

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – After a three year break, the Manhattan Cocktail Classic will return this May. – Bon Appétit explores the history of cream ale. – This St. Patrick’s Day, the beloved New York Irish pub, Neary’s, will celebrate it’s 50th anniversary. – Ab InBev is seeking to acquire several More

Daily News: Gun Advocates Boycott Tito’s, Japan’s Natural Wine Bars

Wine

Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Latin American spirits are having a moment at bars across the U.S. – Kara Newman reports that a growing number of Irish whiskies are being matured in wine barrels. – Gun advocates are calling for a boycott of Tito’s vodka following the brand’s More

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

Beer Cocktails

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

The Punch A-Z

Gin

(n.) Gin’s legal definition requires it to be a neutral grain spirit flavored with juniper berries and proprietary blends of botanicals and then bottled at over 80 proof. Common botanical additions include citrus peel, coriander, cinnamon bark, angelica root, cardamom and a slate of others. First created in the 17th century as a Dutch medicinal tonic, gin’s […]

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