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The Definitive History Of Grog

The Definitive History Of Grog

By Merriam-Webster’s definition, grog can be either “any alcoholic drink (such as beer),” or “an alcoholic drink containing liquor (such as rum) mixed with water.” It can also be a liquor “cut with water and now often served hot with lemon juice and sugar.” There’s no misconception about who grog is for either, since the […]

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The One Bright Spot At The Rio Olympics Is Cachaça And Caipirinhas

The One Bright Spot At The Rio Olympics Is Cachaça And Caipirinhas

Brazil’s getting a lot of flack these days. There were those sorry-looking athlete rooms in the Rio Olympic Village. The Zika story keeps getting worse and worse. Infrastructural and political instabilities still plague the country. And then there was the sewage leak that led to drug-resistant super-bacteria being found in waters off some Olympic beaches. […]

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The 11 Best Rums Under $50 For Sipping

The 11 Best Rums Under $50 For Sipping

There seems to be a huge gap in the world of rums. OK, maybe just a couple moderately sized gaps. But they’re there. And they exist between the kind of rum you chuck into Coca Cola, the kind of rum you mix into an honest to goodness decent Daiquiri, and the rum that someone, somewhere, […]

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