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Autumn Sweater

The bittersweet lyrics of “Autumn Sweater,” from Yo La Tengo’s 1997 album, I Can Hear the Heart Beating As One, serve as the source material for this melancholy change-of-season shoegazer.

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Sazerac

At first glance, this cocktail looks like a twist on the Old Fashioned with a splash of absinthe and specialty bitters, but the backstory is a bit more complicated.

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Old Pal

Harry MacElhone of Harry’s Bar in Paris credited his “old pal,” sports journalist and barfly William “Sparrow” Robertson, with the inspiration for this drink.