Instead of Fretting About How to Store Your Whiskey, Drink It All Immediately

Instead of Fretting About How to Store Your Whiskey, Drink It All Immediately

Let’s say you’ve got yourself a nice little whiskey collection. You have your bourbon, rye, Scotch, and a bottle of Japanese whisky someone gifted you for your birthday. It might not be the sort of assortment that merits an insurance policy. (Or maybe it is! La di da!) Regardless, you want to keep it in […]

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Tequila Brand Under Fire for Fake Celebrity Endorsements and Stolen Memes

Tequila Brand Under Fire for Fake Celebrity Endorsements and Stolen Memes

Celebrities and comedians aren’t laughing about Jaja, a tequila brand that lifted photos of celebrities to promote its brand without their consent. Jaja used photos of Amy Poehler, Idris Elba, Julianne Moore, Amy Adams, Will Smith, and Anderson Cooper to advertise on Instagram, adulterating the photos with Jaja tequila bottles. It also stole jokes from comedians […]

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Data: Trump’s Trade War Caused Whiskey Exports Collapse

Data: Trump’s Trade War Caused Whiskey Exports Collapse

American whiskey brands are feeling the burn of the Trump administration’s trade war, according to new data released by the Distilled Spirits Council. After President Trump initiated tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum last year, Canada, Mexico, China, and the European Union (E.U.) retaliated with tariffs on various American-made products, including whiskey. The brown spirit […]

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Nine Power Couples of the Bar World — and How They Make It Work

Nine Power Couples of the Bar World — and How They Make It Work

Everybody loves a love story. This February, we’re celebrating some of the beverage industry’s coolest, most inspiring couples in a two-part series. Here, we toast to the dynamic duos of the bar community. Some met on the job and worked together for years before realizing they wanted a romantic relationship. Others got married a month […]

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The 30 Best Tequilas for Every Budget

The 30 Best Tequilas for Every Budget

According to the Distilled Spirits Council, Americans purchased 17.2 million 9-liter cases of tequila in 2017, and exports from Mexico to the U.S. increased nearly 200 percent in the last 10 years. Ultra-high-end brands like Patrón and Casa Noble are leading this growth — some offering bottles priced in the thousands — but there are […]

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AOC Defends Green New Deal, Offers ‘Cocktails for the Revolution’

AOC Defends Green New Deal, Offers ‘Cocktails for the Revolution’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, U.S. Representative for New York’s 14th congressional district and social media personality better known to the Internet as “AOC,” impressed her Twitter followers on Monday morning with a list of “Cocktails for the Revolution” that defend the Green New Deal with a twist of humor and a dash of wisdom.

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