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How to Make a Sweet ‘n’ Spicy Pineapple & Sriracha Margarita Cocktail

Are you a die-hard fan to the Rooster Sauce that Bon Appétit’s once named their, “Ingredient of the Year”? I love cocktails with a bit of spice in them, they really have a lot of flavor and as you may know I am a hot sauce addict. I could e…

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The Differences Between Rum, Rhum Agricole, and Cachaça

With the resurgence of tiki culture, punches, and high-end sipping spirits, expect to notice more space behind the bar dedicated to cane-sugar-based spirits. These bottles span a number of styles and origins and are used to create drinks that may or may not come garnished with an umbrella. What are we talking about? The trio includes […]

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Hotel Bars Are Outshining the Tiny Cocktail Lounges They Helped Create

Your great-grandmother was probably a pretty cool lady. If she lived in New York, she may have sipped an exciting new cocktail called a Bloody Mary, which, as the story goes, was invented in the 1930s at the St. Regis hotel’s famed King Cole Bar (named for the iconic 1908 mural on one of its […]

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Eight Bartenders Reveal How to Make Killer ‘Signature’ Wedding Cocktails

Thanks to the craft cocktail revolution, happy couples tie one on in style when they tie the knot. “Signature” wedding cocktails are a mainstay of modern nuptials, meant to perfectly encapsulate their personalities, courtship, spirit preferences, and budget. It’s a tall order. As Brides reported last June, Americans are getting married later in life, meaning […]

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Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies and Cookie Milk Cocktail

52 weeks of baking – Drink Pairings Most of the time when I make myself a cocktail I just mix up whatever I have on hand, more often than not it turns out a bit odd. I fiddle with it to try and fix it, […]

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This Artisanal Cocktail Apothecary Is Foraging Your Bitters (and Living Your Buzzwords)

Anyone who’s been to a bar in the last 10 years knows that the craft cocktail movement has bequeathed an obsession with all things artisanal. Bitters, shrubs, and infused syrups have gone from unusual additions to must-have ingredients with cult followings. At the forefront is Dram Apothecary, a Colorado company that produces craft bitters, syrups, […]

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Power Up: What to Drink Based on Your Favorite Superhero Movie

It seems like there’s a new Marvel or DC flick dropping every summer — not to mention winter weekend. (We see you, Black Panther.) While there are important themes and valuable lessons one can take away from these stories (courage, integrity, sacrifice, using good to triumph over evil, blah blah blah), we’re going to keep […]

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Does Anyone Really Want Craft Cocktails at a Steakhouse?

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a steakhouse cocktail? Probably the classics – Martini, Old Fashioned, Manhattan – being drunk by a group of dudes, probably all wearing Brooks Brothers suits, probably all putting the tab on their expense accounts. It’s predictable, yes. But steakhouse drinks are classics for […]

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Reconsidering the Cocktail’s Seat at the Table

Generally speaking, Jeffrey Morgenthaler is not a fan of cocktail pairings. “I only provide them when requested,” he says. Morgenthaler is bar manager of Clyde Common, a lauded restaurant and bar in Portland, Oregon.“And when I do, the most important consideration is balancing strengths, not flavors.” Morgenthaler is not alone. Many sommeliers and chefs contend […]

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May 9 – Evening Update

Tim Chuey: more…rain, EWEB plans outage tomorrow, Springfield restaurant donation, suicide kit sales blocked, service animal legislation, Train station cash, age discrimination increases botox use, Castaneda anniversary, high speed rail…

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