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BBaF Podcast Episode 15: Kala Maxym and Song & Tonic

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For this week’s Bit by a Fox Podcast episode I spoke with Kala Maxym, A professionally-trained opera singer and the Founder and Chief Event Composer of Five Senses Tastings, an LA-based event experience that pairs live music with a wine. Kala and I have recently joined forces to create a similar events company around cocktails and music called Song & […]

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How to Make a Mint Julep Shake Cocktail

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I am from North Carolina and love all the southern traditions. This includes horse races and bourbon. My new obsessions include boozy milkshakes for every occasion. They are so versatile because they are a cocktail and dessert. I love serving these at …

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Rooftop Cocktails and Punk-Rock Karaoke at the World’s 10 Coolest Hostel Bars

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While hostels have historically had a reputation as dirty, undesirable places for broke backpackers, that’s not always the case. Hostels have always served as bustling social hubs. The best ones in cities like Berlin, Paris, Miami, and beyond have killer nightclubs, pool bars, historic watering holes, and even breweries on site.

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Ask Adam: How Do I Flame a Citrus Peel for a Cocktail Without Committing Arson?

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Got a question? Email advice@vinepair.com. Why do some bartenders light citrus peels on fire, and which side are you supposed to light? You might think a bartender is simply flaming citrus to show off, but that’s only part of the reason it’s done. Flamed citrus adds wow factor, yes, but it also helps accentuate the flavor […]

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How to Make an Absinthe Mint Julep Cocktail [Video]

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Whether spring is in the air or just on your mind anytime of the year is a good time to enjoy a sprig or 10 of mint. We are going with a twist on the classic mint julep and making an Absinthe Julep made with only a few simple ingredients. Did you know …

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BBaF Podcast Episode 14: Lost Spirits Distillery

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For this week’s Bit by a Fox Podcast episode I spoke with Bryan Davis, founder of  Lost Spirits Distillery here in Los Angeles. Recently named one of the best distillery tours in the world, I had to go down the rabbit hole myself… This phantasmagoric distillery is like no other – part theme park and […]

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10 Things You Should Know About Absolut Vodka

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Even if you don’t drink vodka, you’re probably familiar with Absolut, thanks to its ridiculously successful marketing campaign. Even if you do drink Absolut, there are probably more than a few things you don’t know about the product, or the company itself. From a surprising level of environmental awareness to ancient water sources to that […]

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The Drinks Menu at This Singapore Bar Is a Bag of Gummy Bears

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If you walk into a bar and are handed a leather-bound tome in which spirits are listed by country of origin, you know you’ve entered a serious operation. If, on the other hand, the drinks list is accompanied by squiggly line art of tiki mugs and volcanoes, you can rest assured these folks don’t take […]

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If You Drink Tequila With Salt and Lime, You Don’t Like Tequila

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Tequila, despite being one of the most popular spirits in the world, is also among the most misunderstood. If you’ve had the spirit, you’ve most likely had it in a Margarita or imbibed tequila cruda, the classic shot-with-salt-and-lime combo served at dive bars the world over. The thing is, if you’re served tequila with salt […]

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This Boulder Bar Is Serving Vodka Cocktails Infused With Baby’s Laughter. (No, Really.)

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Shine Restaurant & Potion Bar couldn’t exist anywhere other than Boulder, Colorado. Kooky to its core, it’s no coincidence that this Colorado mountain town was the setting of ”Mork & Mindy,” a 1970s sitcom starring Robin Williams as a suspenders-wearing extra-terrestrial. There’s an otherworldly vibe to the place.

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