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The History Of The Screwdriver

The History Of The Screwdriver

Those sweet, languorous weekend days when our friends’ blissfully oblivious parents would leave us alone in their hard-earned suburban compounds. Long Saturday afternoons with nothing to do, no awkward parental meddling, and incredibly easy access to a well-stocked liquor cabinet. Being 16 (or 14), or whatever your liquor cabinet cherry-popping age was, you probably didn’t […]

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The 9 Craziest Vodka Flavors You Can Drink Now

The 9 Craziest Vodka Flavors You Can Drink Now

The best Vodka is supposed to have no flavor at all. Simply a clean, crisp taste that is basically close to water. It’s what makes vodka a near-perfect shooting liquor. But that hasn’t stopped countless vodka producers from adding flavor to the beverage in order to make it even more enticing for shots, and sometimes […]

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14 Things You Didn’t Know About Vodka

14 Things You Didn’t Know About Vodka

It’s easy to assume you know enough about vodka. The spirit is fairly straightforward: colorless, lower in flavor (if not always quite flavorless), high-test and mixer-friendly. Except that’s like vodka 101. That’s freshman year college vodka (so to speak), and if we’re interested in our distilled beverages, it’s time we get to grad school level.

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8 Wildly Interesting Craft Gins & Vodkas

8 Wildly Interesting Craft Gins & Vodkas

If imitation is the highest form of flattery, let’s say variation is the highest form of fandom. And maybe it’s fair enough that both gin and vodka have gotten minor makeovers. Pillars of the spirits industry, gin and vodka tend to be politely misunderstood or politely taken for granted (and yes, gin aficionados, we excuse […]

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That Time Russia Ran Out Of Vodka

That Time Russia Ran Out Of Vodka

Sometimes, after many losses, something good happens—med school acceptance, finding twenty bucks in the laundry, thinking it’s Monday when it’s Friday. Truly, no matter how small the victory, if it comes on the heels of calamity, we’re justifiably ready to celebrate. And celebrate with a vengeance: fill our homes with friends and strangers, empty our liquor cabinets, […]

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