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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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Frozen Mango Piña Colada [Recipe]

Frozen Mango Piña Colada [Recipe]

I recently attended the Bacardi Legacy competition finals in San Francisco and while witnessing all of the amazing bartenders from around the world mixing inventive concoctions, I was inspired. Once I returned home, I took a bottle of the Bacardi Carta Blanca from my cabinet and started stirring, shaking and blending. Many delicious concoctions were […]

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You’re Probably Drinking Illegal Dark ‘n Stormys. You’re Also Probably Making The Drink Wrong.

You’re Probably Drinking Illegal Dark ‘n Stormys. You’re Also Probably Making The Drink Wrong.

‘Tis the season of long drinks—simple, sippable cocktails served over ice in a Collins glass (or, if you’re Derbying, something like this). One the easiest and arguably most satisfying long drinks is the Dark ‘n Stormy. A spicy, seductive ménage of just a few ingredients: dark rum, ginger beer, lime juice. Put ‘em all together […]

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