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How to Run a Stirred-Only Drink Program

Dec 01, 2016 · Bartenders Only Charleston

Old-school elegance is the name of the game.

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Get Festive: How to Make Your Drinks Red or Green for the Holidays

Nov 30, 2016 ·

A little color never hurt nobody.

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The Lot 40 Cocktails You Have to Try in Detroit

Nov 30, 2016 ·

Ten bars in your city are serving handcrafted cocktails that are perfect for winter and show off the distinctive flavor profile of Lot 40 100% Pot Still Rye.

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The Lot 40 Cocktails You Have to Try in Chicago

Nov 30, 2016 ·

Seven bars in your city are serving handcrafted cocktails that are perfect for winter and show off the distinctive flavor profile of Lot 40 100% Pot Still Rye.

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Everything You Need to Know About Tailgating and Wine

Nov 29, 2016 ·

“I’ll tell you this: I might be the best Bears fan in the city, because I actually don’t like football and I watch every bloody game,” says the enigmatic Michael Muser, a partner and the general manager and wine director at Chicago’s Grace restaurant. “But I’m very passionate about what it means to a Chicagoan […]

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How Chain Restaurant Yard House Rolled Out Its Cocktail Program

Nov 28, 2016 · Bartenders Only Calif. Irvine Los Angeles

Most customers in multi-unit restaurants play it safe with a beer or a Gin & Tonic. However, the beer-focused Yard House has proven that all previous bets are off. “It’s impossible not to be inspired by all the creative cocktails being produced in today’s environment,” says Gregory Howard, the director of beverage strategy at the […]

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What and Where to Drink in Helsinki

Nov 28, 2016 · Finland Helsinki

If you’re looking to uncover some of the more inventive, interesting cocktails out there, book a trip to Helsinki, Finland. If you go soon, you’ll probably get lucky and see the Aurora Borealis. If you don’t, don’t worry: You’ll have plenty of bars and cocktail lounges at which to drown your sorrows. Helsinki stays light […]

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Why In-Flight Cocktail Kits Are Just Stupid

Nov 25, 2016 ·

This author’s ad-hoctail is a smarter, better plan for cocktails on the fly.

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This One Simple Trick Is the Easiest Way to Clarify Fruit Juice

Nov 23, 2016 ·

HInt: You might use it already when waking up.

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