Daily News: Waiting in Line with Craft Beer Fanatics, Lady Gaga’s Wine Range

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Lady Gaga will launch her own wine range called “Grigio Girls.” – Liquor brands are expanding into the mixers business to capitalize on popular cocktails. – Jancis Robinson reports on the developing wine culture in Poland. – The New York Times stands in line with craft beer fanatics More

Daily News: Opening a Brewery on Sober Island, Uncovering A 19th-Century Brewery

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Food & Wine highlights the 25 beers that have most shaped American craft brewing. – Construction in Williamsburg has revealed 19th-century brewery vaults. – The BBC examines the relationship between the city of Shiraz and the wine of the same name. – Bar manager Jesse More

Daily News: Shopping for Chardonnay with Bridget Everett, The Terroir of Martinique Rum

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Movie theaters are hoping cocktails and other alcoholic beverages on offer will encourage greater attendance. – The New York Times visits the annual trade fair for the wine industry to observe the astounding array of equipment required to run even the smallest vineyard. – Johnny Depp More

Daily News: America’s Most Influential Craft Breweries, Budweiser’s Super Bowl Ad

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Aaron Goldfarb charts the 10 most influential craft breweries in the country. – In The New York Times, Eric Asimov sees a future for Madeira at the dinner table. – Budweiser’s Super Bowl ad highlights the brand’s own immigrant story. – Finally, legislators in More

Daily News: Wine Vaults Beneath the Brooklyn Bridge, Defining The Northeastern-Style IPA

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – To offset the cost of building the Brooklyn Bridge wine vaults were installed in the caverns beneath the bridge to lease to liquor vendors. – Juniper, the central botanical in gin, has been added to the Royal Botanic Garden’s seed bank, ensuring its continued existence. More

Daily News: The World’s Best $7 Wine, In Praise of Pedialyte

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – British craft brewing is at risk due to the weakening pound and the rising cost of imported ingredients and equipment. – More than 100 vineyards have been impacted by Chilean wild fires. – In The Washington Post, Dave McIntyre explores how Walmart came to More

Daily News: Super Bowl Rivalry Extends to Beer, Searching for Craft Beer in Tokyo

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – A store in Georgia has stopped carrying Sam Adams to signal their support of the Atlanta Falcons in the upcoming Super Bowl against the New England Patriots. – Chinese wine has made significant inroads in the U.K. after being picked up by supermarket More

Daily News: “Data-Distilled” Rum, The Need for Sessionable Craft Beer

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Heineken and Carlsberg have joined Carling and Budweiser in raising beer prices in response to the falling British pound. – Sessionable beer might just be the key to craft beer’s enduring success. – Soil type is becoming a more common classification for wine alongside More

Daily News: Sunny’s Is Saved Again, The Rise of Pandan Cocktails

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Sunny’s, the beloved Red Hook bar that was almost destroyed in hurricane Sandy, has once again been saved from demolition. – Wine Enthusiast profiles the négociants rising to the challenge of seven consecutive years of small crops in Burgundy. – The tropical herb known as Pandan has More

Daily News: The Nearly Forgotten Whiskey Region, The Beer Can Turns 82

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – In honor of the beer can turning 82, The Daily Beast highlights the standout designs on store shelves today. – After almost being wiped off the Scotch-whiskey map, Campbeltown is experiencing a bit of a resurgence. – Eric Asimov explores the expanding wine map More

The Punch A-Z

Sloe Gin

(n.): Not a true gin, but a tart-sweet liqueur flavored with black thorn sloe berries (a relative to the plum) and made with a gin base. Brownish to ruby red in color, this English spirit is made by infusing gin with the astringent fruit, then adding sugar. In England and Ireland, it is most often […]

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