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New York Sour

New York has a knack for adopting everything from fashion to food to people, and molding each into its own particular blend of outrageous, sophisticated and neurotic. Such is the…

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Boulevardier

Erskine Gwynne was an individual of epic reputation across Paris in the 1920s. A true man about town and boulevardier in the literal sense of the word, Gwynne ran a…

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Vieux Carré

Stanley Clisby Arthur, author of Famous New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix ‘Em, attributed this drink’s original recipe to the Hotel Monteleone, located in the NOLA's Vieux Carré (French…

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Rye Whiskey

(n.) Rye whiskey must be made from a grain bill of at least 51-percent rye, with the rest comprised of a mix of wheat, corn and malted barley. When aged…

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Mash

(n.) A mixture of grains and water heated to encourage the extraction of grains’ fermentable sugars. Cereal grains, including barley, corn, rye and wheat, contain complex carbohydrates that can be…

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Manhattan

One of the enduring heavyweights in the cocktail world, the Manhattan is something of a twist on the Old Fashioned, most likely spurred by the late-19th century rise of sweet…