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The Booze to Pair With Your Favorite Halloween Candy (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Booze to Pair With Your Favorite Halloween Candy (INFOGRAPHIC)

Halloween is quite possibly the greatest social event there is. What other time of year can a bunch of adults get together, don incredible costumes, and throw booze and candy into the mix? But before you get into all of that, make sure your drink is candy-appropriate. Head over to Boxed for great Halloween recipes […]

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Ask Adam: Is Beer Better in a Can or a Bottle?

Ask Adam: Is Beer Better in a Can or a Bottle?

Send questions to: advice@vinepair.com Is beer better in a can or a bottle? Cans used to get a bad rap, associated with holding cheaper, more chuggable beer. But canned beers are much more likely to be fresher, and therefore taste better, than those held in a bottle. That’s because a can locks in the flavors […]

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10 Things You Need to Know About Ketel One Vodka

10 Things You Need to Know About Ketel One Vodka

Cocktail-friendly Ketel One Vodka is a proudly Dutch operation. Made in the Netherlands for 11 generations, the distillery even has its own windmill! It’s a cocktail-friendly spirit, and placed in the the top three when VinePair blind-tasted the best vodkas for Moscow Mules. Curious to learn more? Here are 10 more facts you should know […]

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How Many Calories Are in Vodka?

How Many Calories Are in Vodka?

There are just 64 calories in a 1.5-ounce shot of vodka, according to various sources on the internet. At first glance, that sounds pretty reasonable. An apple has 95 calories, after all. And internet-famous avocados average 322 calories a piece! Well, sure. But fruits and vegetables have considerably more vitamins and minerals than spirits, and […]

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An Unlikely Candidate for a Farm-to-Table Makeover? Flavored Vodka

An Unlikely Candidate for a Farm-to-Table Makeover? Flavored Vodka

Vodka has a split personality. It alienates many self-proclaimed cocktail aficionados, who regard it and its fans as “either boring or troublesome,” according to one industry poll. The worst offenders are, of course, flavored vodkas that have been artificially altered to taste like whipped cream or bananas. Consumers, on the other hand, like vodka. A […]

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So Long, Citron: 5 of the Best Flavored Vodkas, Ranked

So Long, Citron: 5 of the Best Flavored Vodkas, Ranked

Ketel One Vodka launched a new line, Botanical, in May. Made with non-GMO grains and no sugar or artificial sweeteners, the series features varieties like Cucumber & Mint, Peach & Orange Blossom, and Grapefruit & Rose. The line is not technically classified as a ”flavored vodka” by the TTB, due to its slightly lower ABV, […]

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How Did Vodka Become the Spirit of Pride?

How Did Vodka Become the Spirit of Pride?

June is here and, for many in the LGBTQ community and those who support them, that means Pride Month. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, known simply as Pride Month, is celebrated each June to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. Now in its 31st year, Pride Month is known by many for […]

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To Capture the Terroir of San Francisco, One Distiller Is Making Vodka With Fog

To Capture the Terroir of San Francisco, One Distiller Is Making Vodka With Fog

Laboratory analyses can’t identify anything special about the water Hangar One Vodka Distillery collects from Bay Area fog to produce its limited edition Fog Point Vodka. But head distiller Caley Shoemaker can. She says it’s the taste of San Francisco. At the height of summer, when inland temperatures soar above 90 degrees, San Francisco is […]

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