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11 Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently | Inc.com

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge--there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach their goals without fail.<p>"Time is really the only capital …

Time Management

9 Reasons Bartenders Are Smarter Than The Rest Of Us

If you've ever worked in the service industry, you know that the most sought after job is behind the bar. Tending bar is THE position you want to be in to make lots of money and have the best time.<p>Bartenders rule, there's no question about it. While all jobs in the service industry are hard work -- …

How to Make Herbal Glycerites: Tinctures Without Alcohol

Glycerites are sweet herbal tinctures which use vegetable glycerin to extract the medicinal constituents and flavor from an herb. Herbal tinctures …

5 Red Wines You Should Be Drinking Chilled

Slightly cold red wine isn't blasphemy; it's the perfect thing to drink on an early fall evening.<p>Time to loosen those proverbial corsets. On average, it was colder indoors when the custom of drinking red wine at room temperature arose. (Castles are drafty.) Likewise, even though white wines were …

Homemade Tonics to Cure Whatever Ails You

No matter what your ailment is, there's a tonic out there to cure it. Check out these homemade herbal concoctions to find which one fits the bill.<p><b>Every year, at the first sign of a stuffy nose</b>, the staffers at <i>Bon Appétit</i> head to the Test Kitchen, seeking out <b>Brad Leone</b> for help. No, Brad is not a …

Homemade

Watermelon Basil Gin Cocktail

This is the first of many posts we’ll categorize as “Cocktails with Lieutenant Dan” and we’re starting with a real doozy, a <i>Watermelon Basil Gin</i> …

Classic Cocktails Gone Tropical

What makes a cocktail a "classic?" Beyond its age and the quality of techniques and spirits, a true classic has flavors that will outlast the passage of time. A cocktail of this caliber provides the basis for new interpretations that lead to exciting new tasting experiences. As the saying goes: …

Flavors

Alcohol or marijuana? Rethinking what to take when you unwind.

403 Shares<p>Aaron Carroll, a pediatrician who blogs at the Incidental Economist, had a piece published a few weeks ago in the New York Times concluding …

Health Care

Wine by the glass, done right, can be better than a bottle

How often do you run into a friend and decide to have a glass of wine together? Depending on where you go, you could get something incredibly delicious and surprising, or something uninspiring — or mediocre and overpriced.<p>It's no secret that for years restaurants have been buying cheap wine, …

15 Very Important Things You Should Know About Bourbon

But hey, when it comes to America's liquid gift to the world, what *isn't* important?<p>Southerners drink bourbon like the French drink wine: with pride and abandon. But how much does the average whiskey drinker know about America's liquid gift to the world? We gave you the rundown on bourbon in our …

George Washington

The Best Ingredients for Your Home Bar

Stepping up your cocktail game begins with the right ingredients--a next-level stock of spirits, bitters, and mixers<p>Cocktail hour at home doesn't have to mean a glass of Merlot or a bottle of beer. Bring some next-level mixology (yes, we said "mixology") to your domestic game with these new-school …

Bitters

Cocktail of the week: Delicious Sour

This week's cocktail is a sweet little number that's also a good way of using up the Calvados at the back of your cupboard<p>Calvados is one of those drinks that sadly often falls in the category of 'holiday bottle'. You know what I mean - the kind you pick up while high on sunshine in Spain or …

10 Tips to Nail Your At-Home Cocktail Game

One of the most frequent questions people ask me in regard to being a craft bartender is, "Where do you find inspiration to come up with new drinks?" Usually this question comes from journalists or aspiring talents within the food and beverage industry, and I often find that they feel as though my …

Best gin cocktail recipes

Like gin? Us too. That's why we've rounded up our favourite gin cocktail recipes, including Southside Fizz; Burleighs White Lady; Whitley Neill …

Divers found a shipwrecked 170-year-old bottle of champagne — here’s what it tastes like

In 2010, divers found 168 bottles of bubbly while exploring a shipwreck off the Finnish Aland archipelago in the Baltic Sea. When they tasted the wine, they realized it was likely more than a century old.<p>A chemical analysis of the ancient libation has revealed a great deal about how this …

15 Classic Cocktail Recipes You Need to Know

In order to compile this list of need-to-know classic cocktails, I relied on advice from four of my more knowledgeable colleagues. (Perhaps that should have been a warning sign that I was not authorized to write this.) Here is a transript of part of the ensuing converation:<p><b>Sarah</b>: by "martinez" do …

How To Be A Beer Snob In One Simple Chart

When it comes to beer, there's a great big world out there, and it can seem overwhelming and confusing if you don't know what lies beyond Bud Light (and trust us, a <i>lot</i> lies beyond Bud Light).<p>We put together this handy chart to give even the most novice of beer drinkers a craft beer crash course. …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Comedy Issue<p>Mistakes were made.<p>By The Editors of GQ1 day agoView More<p>Culture<p>Ensley? Kashton? Kairo? KAYCE?!<p>By Drew Magary1 day agoView More<p>Health<p>One …

The Negroni Sbagliato

The negroni sbagliato--an "incorrect" negroni--is inspiring bartenders across the country to screw up the drink in yet more delicious ways<p><i>The Negroni Leoni by Michael Neff of Ward III and The Rum House, New York City (Credit: Paul Wagtouicz)</i><p>Until just a few years ago, the negroni was an insiders' …

New York City

This Pineapple Tequila Sour Is a Vacation in a Glass

I am currently obsessed with everything tequila. Today I am sharing a fun and semi tropical tasting drink made with pineapple. This drink will turn …

This Gin Cocktail Is Going to Be Your New Everything

And it even comes in a mason jar.<p>Jam jars and mason jars aren't just good for Pinterest fodder, they double as excellent cocktail shakers (and votive holders, and vases, and everything). Take your girls night to the next level using any jam you have in your fridge as a mixer for this tart and …

The Best Spirits and Liqueurs of 2014

2014 was such an exciting year for spirits that narrowing down my list of favorites was a truly difficult task. This year's bottlings have raised the bar for future distillers in many ways. The level of quality is so high that these spirits and liqueurs finally being seen for what they are—not just …

The Upgraded Paloma Recipe

This summer refresher from Zac Overman at Seattle's Sitka & Spruce is the perfect example of delayed gratification. Put in some advance work to make a rich, almost buttery sweet-tart grapefruit cordial and you have the makings of a whole pitcher's worth of drinks at a moment's notice. Grapefruit …

Negroni Week: 11 Negroni Cocktail Recipes

Recipes

Why the block of ice in your cocktail glass is as important as the booze you choose

At Australia’s top bars, ice is not an afterthought: it’s an essential speciality ingredient in your drink.<p>In Melbourne, at Bar Americano and the Everleigh on Gertrude Street, they have their own machines that make ice; same at the Roosevelt in Sydney. And it’s not just the type of ice that’s …

Audio Mixing

Hand-Crafted Cocktails That Scream Southern California, USA

Synonymous with the red carpet, glamor and glitz, LA has fostered a major drinking scene, rivaling those of New York, London and Paris. Farm-to-glass …

Los Angeles