Daily News: A Guide to NYC’s Cocktail-Serving Cinemas, The World’s First Shower Beer

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Trump’s D.C. hotel has become Washington’s most expensive bar with the cheapest cocktail costing $24. – One New York Times reporter offers a guide to New York’s cocktail-serving movie theaters. –  Men’s Journal breaks down the $4000 price tag on José Cuervo’s 250 Aniversario Rolling More

Daily News: Training Prisoners to be Somms, The Joys of Miller High Life

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – While Thailand’s beer scene is dominated by a few macro lagers, one bar on the island of Koh Tao boasts some of the best craft beers in the world. – Maria Garcia, République’s new wine director, has quickly become one of LA’s most influential sommeliers. – More

Daily News: The Science of Why Champagne is Delicious, Bushwick’s “Man Bun Special”

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Growing interest in American whiskeys has spawned an expanding industry of whiskey writing, according to The New York Times.  – The trend of culinary cocktails continues as bar programs take inspiration from the kitchen, particularly when it comes to pairing cocktails and More

Daily News: Tips From A “Drynuary” Veteran, The Family of Vintners Behind Miraval Wine

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Due to the dwindling value of Sterling following Brexit, Scottish distillers are turning their attention to investment from Asian markets. – Condé Nast Traveler talks with Charles Perrin, the vintner behind Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Miraval wine. – Anu Apte, owner of Rob Roy, More

Daily News: The Looming Eggnog Shortage, Stone Brewing in Berlin

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Having opened a brewery in Berlin earlier this year, Stone Brewing is counting on winning over the European market with its innovative beers. – Brewers are changing how they release new beer in an effort to emphasize rarity. – A man has pleaded guilty in the More

Daily News: The New Whiskey Glass Emoji, Two Drunk Spaniels

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – A cookie-flavored riff on the White Russian is drawing crowds at D.C.’s Christmas pop-up, Miracle on Seventh Street. – While sales of sparkling wine and gin have risen, sherry sales in the U.K. have fallen by half, dropping to 10 million bottles. – More

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Daily News: Red Wine Hot Chocolate, Goose Island’s New Locations

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – New research reveals that, while exiled in France, a group of 18th-century Yorkshire monks created original recipes for brandy and rum punch. – Despite its strong ties to Chicago, Goose Island will open pubs and brewhouses in Philadelphia and six countries. – In The New York Times, More

Daily News: The History of the Maraschino Cherry, The Fad for Food-Flavored Beer

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – In an effort to promote happy hour, several bars are promoting $1 drink specials, despite the potential legal issues of this practice. – The world of brewing has turned its attention to food-flavored beers, from Shmaltz Brewing’s Pastrami Pils to Right Brain’s Mangalitsa Pig Porter. More

Daily News: Premier Cru Owner Sentenced, Fracking’s Effect on Wine

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Premier Cru owner John Fox was sentenced to six and a half years in prison for conducting a two decades-long Ponzi scheme. – In National Geographic, the owners of Maryland’s Deep Creek Cellars discuss fears that fracking will negatively affect wine tourism in the More

Daily News: Saved By the Bell-Themed Beer, Scotland’s Controversial Tonic Wine

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Florida’s Funky Buddha Brewery has debuted a Saved by the Bell-themed beer. – Passengers on a flight from Oakland, California, to Kansas City earned congratulations from the pilot for drinking all of the alcohol on board. – The Scottish monks who produce Buckfast, More

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The Punch A-Z

Amaretto

(n.) This almond-flavored liqueur is distilled from apricot pits or almonds. The name is thought to be the diminutive of amaro, a type of Italian bitter spirit, as the sugar content of amaretto counters the natural bitterness of the spirit. Although the recipe has roots in Italy—legend points to a birthplace in Saronno, Italy, in […]

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