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Why Top Bartenders Are Reclaiming a 350-Year-Old American Spirit

Why Top Bartenders Are Reclaiming a 350-Year-Old American Spirit

Bourbon is often called “America’s native spirit,” and for good reason. But there’s another type of liquor that can claim the title of being America’s oldest native spirit. It’s one that many drinkers aren’t familiar with, even though it’s been bottled in New Jersey by descendants of a Revolutionary War fighter since the 18th century. […]

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Invite-Only Speakeasies, Master Somms, and Mixologists are Bringing Glam Back to Aviation

Invite-Only Speakeasies, Master Somms, and Mixologists are Bringing Glam Back to Aviation

The mid-20th century is fondly remembered as the ”Golden Age” of aviation. Intrepid travelers took to the sky with a sense of wide wonderment, sporting their Sunday bests — regardless of the day of the week. Even flight attendants were dressed to the nines. Destination be damned, getting there in lavish style was the name […]

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Yogurt Cocktails Are Light, Bright and Surprisingly Refreshing

Yogurt Cocktails Are Light, Bright and Surprisingly Refreshing

You’ve heard of the boozy breakfast, but what about breakfast-y booze? Possibly due to Bols Yogurt Liqueur’s launch in 2013, and the yogurt category’s general growth as a healthy food, the creamy ingredient is now appearing in inventive cocktails nationwide. Bartenders across the country are embracing yogurt’s sour, acidic, and silky notes, and using it […]

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Drink Like a Lannister: 3 ‘Game of Thrones’ Cocktails for Season 7

Drink Like a Lannister: 3 ‘Game of Thrones’ Cocktails for Season 7

Creating a cocktail that represents a person or character is an art. An imperfect art, but an art nonetheless. It’s a blend of understanding people and characters, and a confident knowledge of what makes a cocktail sing. Tommy Warren, the head bartender at Manhattan’s Bedford and Co. and the man behind the bar’s Writer’s Collection, […]

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