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Tasting Table: Fully Booked

It's difficult to love cocktail culture without veering into academic territory (read: geek town). Like wine, cocktails can lead down a rabbit hole of history, politics and... Read More »

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For a few years now, group sipping has been situated around the punch bowl, which bars around the country brought back with fervor. And though the zeal for batched cocktails... Read More »

Tasting Table: Opa To It

Poor absinthe. First it was banned from the States due to its purported hallucinogenic effects. Now it's too frequently used in cocktails as a mere "rinse." It's a shame, but... Read More »

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Orgeat is the new bitters. Until recently, the almond-based syrup was most commonly associated with tiki drinks. Now, it's the latest cocktail ingredient to be split at the seams... Read More »

Greenhook Ginsmiths

This year belongs to gin. Sure, the last few years have been about stretching the genre of whiskey, during which time we saw innovative takes on white, rye, and Scotch. Now,... Read More »

Tasting Table: Orange You Glad

Bad things sometimes happen to good booze. Such has long been the case with curaçao. This intensely flavored orange liqueur was a staple of the 19th-century cocktail, but... Read More »

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