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

Daily News: The Story Behind Jackie O’s Cocktail, Converting Tequila Waste Into Fuel

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – The Guardian shares the story behind the Femme Fatale cocktail, created in honor of Jackie Kennedy Onassis. – Mexico’s second-biggest tequila company, Herradura, is converting agave waste into fuel. – Munchies revisits the story of London’s gin craze in the 18th century. – October interviews the man who More

Daily News: The Virtues of Aperitivo Time, The History of Ojen

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – The latest drinks menu at Dandelyan in London explores the fine line between medicine and poison. – The Atlantic traces the history of Ojen, a popular New Orleans liqueur. – According to October, Columbus, Ohio, has become the epicenter of the state’s locavore movement for both More

Daily News: Brother Cleve’s Favorite Boston Drinks, Run the Jewels’ New IPA

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Following the implementation of a new bill, UC Davis will be allowed to sell wine made by students rather than dispose of it. – LA’s arts district has become a hub of craft vodka distilleries. – Run the Jewels has created a More

The Punch A-Z

Lincoln County Process

(n.): Used to make some Tennessee whiskeys, this technique requires whiskey to go through charcoal filtration before being aged in barrels. Some say this benefits the whiskey by mellowing it, while others claim it strips away flavor.

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