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9 Aphrodisiac Cocktails to Spice Up Your Night

9 Aphrodisiac Cocktails to Spice Up Your Night

It’s officially the weekend before Valentine’s Day, and you know what that means. Those of us lucky enough to have found our special someone will most likely be getting a little bit busy in the bedroom. From newfound partners to longtime lovers, everyone loves a little spice in the bedroom every once in awhile. When better to […]

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Beer Made From Dates Is a Thing

Beer Made From Dates Is a Thing

Date beer doesn’t immediately taste like dates. At least, “Brother Dewey’s Date Night” doesn’t. Made by the College Street Brewhouse in Lake Havasu, Arizona, the beer opens with aromas of nutmeg, cinnamon, and coriander. The brown ale is a touch bitter, and tastes like caramel and figs and spiced raisins. It’s only at the end […]

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Is Campari the Cilantro of the Cocktail World?

Is Campari the Cilantro of the Cocktail World?

Of all the foods on the planet, few are as divisive as cilantro; you either pile it on or you avoid it at all costs. In 2012, researchers published a paper explaining one reason for cilantro’s polarizing properties. “We think people who dislike it have receptors that make them unable to detect a good-smelling component of the […]

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Weird Cocktail Ingredient: Eggs

Weird Cocktail Ingredient: Eggs

I know Easter has passed, but that doesn’t stop eggs from being awesome, especially in your cocktails. Eggs are a wonderfully versatile drink ingredient, and flips are the class of cocktail that include them. Originally, flips consisted of beer, rum, sugar, and were heated with an iron, causing the drinks to gain a frothy consistency. […]

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