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Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Spirits

Spirits are surprisingly smart gifts: Better bottles boast beautiful design, they're easily shared among friends and family, they come in a range of sizes from minis to magnums, and hapless procrastinators can always pick up a bottle on December 24 if push comes to shove. But rather than purchase something classic or familiar, we suggest you blow boozers' minds with something new. Our holiday-approved list below includes a gin, a vodka, a whisky, a tequila, a cognac, and a scotch to please all palates. read more
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Fall Whiskey Trend Alert: Maple Is the New Honey

For generations, whiskey makers prided themselves on developing a signature flavor from a secret recipe. These days, in America and Canada at least, distillers are pumping out new flavors—and copying one another—as if there was a prize for the newest product on the market. For this season, it's looking like we'll be drinking a lot of maple. read more
Thu, 09/19/13 AT 1:00PM
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6 Bourbon Myths: Busted (Just in Time for the Kentucky Derby)

The average Kentucky Derby party involves three hours of drinking mint juleps in exchange for two minutes of horse racing, giving you ample opportunity to pepper your cocktail conversation with these newly revealed facts about bourbon. read more
Thu, 04/25/13 AT 10:30AM
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Shut Up and Drink Your Salad: Cocktails Embrace Spinach, Kale, and Arugula

The West Coast style of cocktail in which bartenders muddle a cornucopia of fruits and herbs in drinks has long been known as a "salad in a glass," but that term is taking on a whole new meaning as mixologists move to mashing leafy greens like spinach, kale, and arugula into drinks this spring. read more
Thu, 04/18/13 AT 1:30PM
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The Cognac-Cocktail Comeback: New Mixology-Friendly Brands and How to Use Them

Once upon a time, Cognac was a go-to mixing spirit used in every kind of cocktail. Sazeracs and mint juleps were made with it in the early 1800s and only later became exclusively whiskey drinks. In the early 1900s, the stinger and the sidecar came along, and then, well, nothing much since. read more
Thu, 03/21/13 AT 1:30PM
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Drinkin' Like Lincoln: 19th-Century Cocktail Trends That Are Trendy Again

Daniel Day-Lewis wasn't sucking back any mai tais in Lincoln, so if you want to coordinate your Oscar-party cocktail menu with this Best Picture nominee, you'll have to think historically. read more
Mon, 02/18/13 AT 12:00PM
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The Many Forms of the Michelada: 4 New Tasty Beer Cocktails

Consuming several six-packs while watching the Super Bowl may be fun in theory, but in reality it means passing out before the final pass. The Michelada, however, which is barely a beer cocktail, tastes fantastic and is lower in alcohol than beer alone, and if you put it over ice you can get two drinks out of every can. read more
Thu, 01/24/13 AT 12:00PM
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Where to Drink in 2013: The Best Brand New (and Soon-to-Open) Bars

The craft cocktail movement isn't slowing down, but it is changing direction. In early 2013 a slew of new bars and cocktail-focused restaurants are opening, many of them from big names in the mixology scene who've saved up enough to open their own spots. The dwindling speakeasy trend is being replaced by casual, fine-drinking locales. read more
Fri, 01/18/13 AT 3:45PM
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Freaky Eggnog: Now at a Bar Near You

Some bartenders like to get freaky with the 'nog and that's okay with us. Here are a few strange eggnogs from around the nation that we'd like to try this season. read more
Fri, 12/21/12 AT 12:30PM
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Inspired by Soda Fountains, Bartenders Embrace Acid Phosphate

As bartenders continue to reach ever deeper into the annals of mixology, many are gravitating toward soda-fountain drinks and their odd mainstays, like lactart and acid phosphate. read more
Fri, 12/14/12 AT 3:30PM
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