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10 Drinks You Should NEVER Order at a Bar

We asked bartenders, booze experts and nutritionists. Here's what they told us.<p>People put a lot of thought into the drinks they order at a …

These Are The Best Tasting Whiskies On Earth, According To The Masses

Oh, how we love to rank the things we love. And, oh, how we love whiskey (and whisky). Put those two things together and you have yourself something worth arguing over late into the night while enjoying a nice bottle glass of the caramel-colored stuff. Yet it’s all a little futile at the end of the …

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It’s Time You Learned The Art Of Making Highballs And Mixed Drinks

This week — in our pursuit to help you master all things drinks — we’re tackling the world of the highball and the mixed drink. This is often where bar menus get a little confusing for the uninitiated (and even shitty bartenders). Drinks are generally broken down into categories. You have your …

Bacardi: A Rum Story

<i>The sprawling Bacardi distillery complex in Cataño Puerto Rico is nicknamed the Cathedral of Rum</i><p>Bacardi has been a dominant player in the rum industry for better than a century. Its founder, Don Facundo Bacardí Massó, was responsible for the development of clear light rums, a type better known …

10 Essential Bottles of Bourbon

Rare and delicious bourbons you should try<p>We’re not the only ones who appreciate a fine glass of bourbon. In 2007, <b>Congress officially declared</b> September <b>National Bourbon Heritage Month</b>; eight years later, the allure of the South’s historic spirit is stronger than ever. As a last call for this …

Havana Club vs. Havana Club: Inside the rum war between Bacardi and Cuba

By David Montgomery<p>, Reporter<p>SAN JOSÉ DE LAS LAJAS, Cuba — In a warehouse stacked with casks and suffused with aromas of old oak and intoxicating spirits, Asbel Morales is always thinking years ahead. At 48, he’s one of eight maestros roneros, or master rum-makers, on the island. They maintain the …

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How to make the perfect negroni

From the arcane to the experimental, every man needs to master the art of cocktails. GQ.com has enlisted the help of acclaimed mixologist Tony …

Prime Your Appetite and Settle Your Stomach With Pre- and Post-Meal Drinks

A lot of folks worry about what to drink <i>with</i> their food, but I firmly believe that one should pay as much attention to what one drinks both before …

Essential Cocktail-Mixing Skills for the Home Bar

Hone these cocktail techniques (the Herb Slap, the Dry Shake) and you'll be mixing like a master<p><i>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 our guide to choice gear, pro</i> …

10 classic vodka cocktail recipes

Before we begin, I must make a small confession. I have been a little sniffy about vodka in the past. I have even called it unfinished gin. But, thanks to some rather pure and delicious vodkas its fans have forced upon me, I am redeemed.<p>The Salty Dog<p>There’s nothing remotely seafaring about this, …

10 of the best bourbon cocktails

Why stop at the Old Fashioned? We share 10 delicious bourbon whisky cocktail recipes you'll make again and again<p>Bourbon: it always conjures up balmy southern nights, the air wafting the scents of jasmine and the sounds of jazz. Rain not withstanding, it tastes just as good on a south London …

10 Cool Cocktails You Should Be Drinking If You Want To Look Like A Pro

“You should go talk to that broody guy drinking the Appletini over there,” said no woman to her friend ever.<p>In a boozy world polluted with …

Murder, intrigue, and the mysterious origins of vodka | Salon.com

<b>Pokhlebkin reconsidered</b><p>“His name was magical. Legendary,” claimed an article in the newspaper Vechernyaya Moskva (Evening Moscow) on the third anniversary of Pokhlebkin’s death. “Many believed it to be a pseudonym for an entire research institute, since one man could not know so much.” Moreover, …

Cocktail of the Week: The New Fig Leaf

<b>"The Fig Leaf</b> is a classic cocktail whose origins are a little bit murky, but I first found it in Trader Vic's <i>Bartender's Guide</i> from 1947. Traditionally, it's equal parts sweet vermouth, white rum, and lime juice, with angostura bitters. I instead use Carpano Antica as the base, in a 2:1 ratio of …

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5 Ways to Make a Manhattan

In which we acknowledge the recent surge in popularity of the 130-year-old drink, establish guidelines for making it, and offer a few ways to mess with the formula.<p><i>Published in the February 2013 issue</i><p><b>We don't have any hard numbers</b> for you, but countless hours of observation lead us to believe that …

Treat Your Guests to 8 Unique Holiday Drinks

From the House Beautiful archives: eight unique and colorful '60s-style cocktails and after-dinner drinks for all kinds of holiday entertaining.<p>Christmas Snow<p>1 oz. light Puerto Rican rum<p>1/2 oz. Galliano<p>1/4 oz. Rose's unsweetened lime juice<p>1 oz. heavy cream<p>Shake well with ice cubes. Serve in claret …

Classic Cuban Cocktails with Havana Club Rum

What do a Mojito, a Daiquiri and a Cuba Libre have in common? They were all created in Cuba, are all rum based and they’re still headlining as some …