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We owe monks a great deal of thanks for our choices behind the bar, not to mention our distillation...
The collins is a classic cocktail with a confusing past. The original was named for its creator,...
Up until the mid-18th century, European brewers aged their beers in oak barrels, but they abandoned...
There was once a time when salt was a precious commodity, but today most people take it for granted...
About a year ago, a Grey Goose TV commercial debuted that recounted the vodka brand’s early...
At this time of the year, many of us begrudgingly acknowledge that the days are growing shorter and...
If your love of whiskey is strong—strong enough to merit a trip to Las Vegas for the annual...
Augie Kersting, the sommelier at Meadowood in St. Helena, Calif., is quite fond of a joke that’s...
We’re just going to shoot from the hip on this one: We don’t want to see Halloween displays in...
It used to be that barrel-aged gin wasn’t a novelty or a niche segment of the market; instead, it...
Spirits and coffee have long enjoyed a collaborative relationship—for as long as liquor has existed...
When it comes to sweat-inducing spirits, tequila may very well be king. Sure, there are chili-...
Back in the day, it was known as hooch or corn squeezin’s or mountain dew. Regardless of what it...
By the time Frank Sinatra cooed his rendition of “My Way,” the three-martini power lunch had taken...
You need only tune in for a few minutes of the Tour de France to understand that the event is all...
Ah, to savor the fruits of the best French vintners. To revel in the perfection poured from a...
Meet Cognac, the often-misunderstood monarch of after-dinner libations. At its core, Cognac is a...
When Nikka Whisky debuted in the United States in 2012, the brand was largely unknown outside of...
Ian Fleming died 50 years ago next month, but in 1953 he penned a novel that not only created a...
If you’re familiar with Ian Fleming’s introductory James Bond novel, Casino Royale , and the 2006...
There’s a good chance that at some point this Fourth of July, you’ll be reminded of our colonial...
Upon entering the Multnomah Whiskey Library in Portland, Ore., and settling into one of the many...
From Our Partners The Hennessy Prestige range represents the pinnacle of luxury in the Cognac...
An earnest cocktail includes four essential parts—the liquid, the glass, the garnish, and the ice—...
At fine establishments like Milk and Honey in London and New York, or Rickhouse in San Francisco,...
By definition, an ice cube is just a unit of frozen water; but to a bartender, a distiller, or a...
On July 10, 1969, at a Scottish distillery in Speyside, a cask of single-malt whisky—No. 11485—was...
Treeless and surrounded by icy cold rivers and glacial lakes dotted with massive icebergs and ice...
If you’re at all familiar with cachaça, it’s likely because of the caipirinha, cachaça’s signature...
In November 1986, Alex Ferguson was appointed the manager of Manchester United—one of England’s...

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