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The State of Chick Drinks – Or, So It’s Come to This…

The State of Chick Drinks – Or, So It’s Come to This…

Surprisingly, the creepiest thing about the recent launch of a light beer called “Precious” isn’t the name (which should be reserved for Gollum and/or the film based on the novel Push by Sapphire). It isn’t even the ingredients list, which includes an unexpected cameo by two grams of collagen per can. It’s the tagline. “Guys can tell […]

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There’s No Such Thing As A ‘Girly’ Drink, So Stop Reinforcing Gender Stereotypes At The Bar

There’s No Such Thing As A ‘Girly’ Drink, So Stop Reinforcing Gender Stereotypes At The Bar

”Clear liquor is for rich women on diets.” So says Ron Swanson, one of the most quotable characters on television today. In this case, I find myself disagreeing with his typical wiseness, but the goal of this article isn’t to give a takedown of an internet meme, but rather to ask why? Why are certain spirits […]

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There’s Now Diet Whiskey: Will Whiskey Lovers Go For It, And Do Dieters Even Care?

There’s Now Diet Whiskey: Will Whiskey Lovers Go For It, And Do Dieters Even Care?

Many people perceive whiskey as having a take it or leave it attitude. While there are many different kinds of whiskey, the amber liquid has always been considered a ”real” spirit, something a true liquor lover savors. A tumbler of whiskey simultaneously carries a sense of sophistication and rebellion. That’s why all of those ”date […]

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