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The World’s Most Iconic Bars

PUNCH

From the cradle of the Daiquiri to a New Orleans stalwart, these are 10 historic bars that still inspire modern drink culture.

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How Drink Pros Take Their Manhattans

Imbibe Magazine

In our July/August 2024 issue , as part of an ongoing series where we ask drink pros about the drink that changed their life, we learn about the role the Manhattan played in New Orleans bartender Abigail Gullo’s career. It was a favorite of her grandfather, who considered it “the pinnacle of sophistication.” Like her great-grandfather, who used rye whiskey to make Manhattans when he bartended at the Waldorf Astoria, Gullo prefers rye in her Perfect Manhattan, with half sweet an

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Balsamic Vinegar—Bartender’s New Best Friend

Chilled Magazine

“The use of balsamic in cocktails began as an experiment by creative bartenders who were looking to push the boundaries of traditional recipes.” That’s according to Claudio Stefani Giusti. If his last name rings a bell, it may be because Claudio is the 17th Generation owner and CEO of Guisti , one of Italy’s most iconic purveyors of balsamic vinegar.

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Meet the Ferroviario, Argentina’s Iconic Cantina Staple

PUNCH

A remnant of the country’s old-school drinking culture, the Americano-like mixture of fernet, vermouth and soda water is an enduring local favorite.

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Top 5 Ways to Optimize Your Loyalty Strategy

Speaker: Lauren Barash, Vice President, Brand Marketing

In an ever-evolving industry, building and retaining loyal customers is critical to the success of any restaurant business. Join Lauren Barash, VP of Brand Marketing at Full Course, as she delves into the world of restaurant loyalty programs, and reveals the top five essential strategies to optimize your approach! This webinar will explore: Loyalty trends and what you should be focusing on 📊 Actionable insights and ideas to help you develop the most powerful and effective loyalty program

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Unveiling Romeo’s—Where Cocktail Craftsmanship Meets Urban Sophistication

Chilled Magazine

Situated in East Village, Manhattan at 118 St Mark’s Place, Romeo’s endeavors to become an integral part of the esteemed nightlife heritage of the street, distinguishing itself with a meticulously curated cocktail menu and a distinctively crafted design. Evan Hawkins, a seasoned veteran in the hospitality industry, boasts a wealth of experience, having started from the ground up as a barback and contributing to the creation of over 35 establishments.

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This Week's Beer News: WGOINWI?

Guys Drinking Beer - Beer News

What’s going on in Northwest Indiana? With 2024 already seeing the closures of Windmill Brewing in Dyer, Four Fathers in Valparaiso and Malt Bros. in St. John, we thought we’d take a few minutes to poke around on the status of a few things in Northwest Indiana’s once-thriving craft beer scene. We’ve been keeping an eye on the 33,684 sq ft building owned by 18th Street Brewing in downtown Hammond.

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The Most Famous Sandwich From Every State [MAP]

VinePair

With its prominence in cafeterias, delis, and diners across the country, sandwiches are one of the most common dishes in the United States, with over 300 million consumed nationwide every year. According to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) , approximately half of all American adults eat at least one sandwich on any given day. Given the immense popularity of the dish, you could road trip across the nation and eat a new sandwich each day: Some may be towered high with regional i

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US court punishes British man on alcohol investment scam

Spiritz

A man was recently sentenced by an Ohio court for his involvement in a wine and whiskey scam, according to a report. British-American Alexander pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. The court ordered the sentence for Alexander to three years of probation and directed to pay back a combined $202,195.58 to his victims. The U.S.

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Glenfiddich & BlockBar To Auction Single Cask Whisky NFT To Be Redeemed For Bottles

The Whiskey Wash

In partnership with BlockBar, Glenfiddich Distillery is releasing a rare 1985 cask bottling, with just 150 bottles estimated to be yielded from the cask. The whisky, which will be auctioned via NFT platform, BlockBar also comes with a VIP distillery experience and an overnight stay at a William Grant & Sons house on Glenfiddich ’s estate. According to a brand press release, the lot is estimated at £750,000-£1,200,000.

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Spirit of Gallo Re-Enters Luxury Rum Category with Ron del Barrilito

VinePair

Spirit of Gallo is expanding its luxury spirits portfolio with an investment in Puerto Rican rum brand Ron del Barrilito, according to a Monday press release. The deal will make Gallo the rum’s exclusive U.S. importer. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. This move marks Spirit of Gallo’s return to luxury rum. The beverage company previously worked with premium Venezuelan brand Diplomatico as its exclusive U.S. importer until it was acquired by Brown-Forman in 2022.

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Review: The Gardener Gin

Drinkhacker

Most gins don’t usually debut at film festivals. Then again, most gins aren’t made in collaboration with Brad Pitt, the elder-hunk movie star and infamous figment of Ed Norton’s imagination (sorry, spoilers). His new gin, The Gardener, walked the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival last year and just recently came to the U.S. It all makes more sense when you read the marketing.

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Can I Ask for a Fresh Pour if There’s a Bug in My Glass?

VinePair

All winter, diners dream of manicured restaurant patios and lively sidewalk seating, patiently waiting to enjoy a crisp glass of Muscadet and a platter of oysters al fresco. In reality, outdoor dining typically involves a lot of sweat, unpredictable thunderstorms, and the occasional rogue fly, beatle, or bee that wants to nose-dive into your long-anticipated glass of white.

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The 6 Budget Blancos Approved for Summer

Taste Tequila

The question everyone is asking these days is “What’s a great blanco tequila at an affordable price?” And while we’re at it, how can a producer make a lower-priced tequila while still maintaining a high level of quality? To figure that out, we put 6 well-priced blancos in a blind tasting and gave them to 24 members of the Tequila Matchmaker Tasting Panel.

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A RECORD-BREAKING YEAR FOR AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND IN HENNESSY MYWAY! TOP 50 ANNOUNCED!

Australian Bartender

In April, Jordan Bushell, global ambassador for Hennessy, set the challenge for bartenders across Australia and New Zealand to break new ground for Hennessy MyWay. It was his first visit to ANZ and he wasn’t sure what to expect. In reply, Hennessy received a record-breaking number of cocktail creations, with over 30 talented bartenders from Australia and New Zealand submitting entries.

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GSN Review: Copperworks Spanish Brandy Cask Finished Gin

Good Spirits News

Copperworks was founded by co-owners/distillers Jason Parker and Micah Nutt—both experienced craft beer makers, who built Copperworks to explore the possibilities of malted barley by distilling high-quality craft beer (without hops) into fine spirits. Their spirits are distilled in traditional copper stills that were specifically created in Scotland for Copperworks and for the distillation of each individual spirit.

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Sicilian Wine Review: 2022 Corvo Irmana Nero d’Avola and 2017 Florio Marsala

Drinkhacker

An odd little combination for you today: Two wines from Sicily, one table wine and a vintage bottle of Marsala. 2022 Corvo Irmana Nero d’Avola Sicilia DOC – A surprisingly fruit-forward expression of Nero d’Avola, this 2022 features a tart attack of rhubarb and black cherry, fading slowly to sweeter strawberry and raspberry notes. Moderately herbal with a touch of mint and basil on the back end, tempered by a slight note of graphite and, perhaps, some of that famous volcanic so

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Coming Up Roses

Cheers

This gin-based cocktail uses strawberry puree, vermouth, bergamot and other flavors. Print Coming Up Roses Course Drinks Keyword bergamot, blanc vermouth, gin, honey, strawberry puree Ingredients 1 ½ oz. Aviation American Gin ½ oz. Blanc vermouth 1 oz. The Perfect Purée Strawberry Puree thawed ½ oz. Basil and rose honey ½ oz. Bergamot Mineral water to top Instructions Add all ingredients and shake for 5 seconds.

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GSN Review: Tamworth Garden Apiary Gin

Good Spirits News

Since the turn of the 20th century, Tamworth, New Hampshire has been a haven for artists, writers, thinkers, and innovators – from Henry James and e e cummings to President Grover Cleveland. The owner of Tamworth Distilling, Steven Grasse, found that this small town at the foot of the White Mountains is the perfect place to do some innovating of his own.

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Laphroaig Releases Elements 2.0 Single Malt Scotch

Cheers

The latest new expression from the famously peaty Islay distillery Laphroaig is Elements 2.0. This new release is the second in the producer’s exploratory series of whiskies that experiment with different distillation techniques. Elements 2.0 is meant to showcase the flavor impact of extending the fermentation period, aiming to produce a fruiter whisky that still retains the traditional peaty character of Laphroaig.

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Liquor bottle-buy-back scheme to be extended across Tamil Nadu

Spiritz

From September, the liquor bottle by-back scheme of the Tamil Nadu government is expected to be expanded across all Tasmac outlets across the state of Tamil Nadu. A decision to this effect has been furnished to Madras High Court. The scheme has so far been implemented in only 12 districts of Tamil Nadu and the scheme has been successful in achieving its desired results to a large extent, as 95 percent of empty liquor bottles were returned after consumption of the liquor.

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The New School of Bartending Tattoos

VinePair

If you glance through the hashtag #bartendertattoo on Instagram or TikTok, you’ll see a veritable grab bag of body art — a cornucopia of colors and styles offering tribute to one of the world’s most prominent professions. You’ll see black-and-gray Champagne coupes and wine bottles, script-fonted song lyrics dedicated to whiskey and rum, and linework designs honoring the city in which their wearers sling drinks.

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The Singapore Sling is a Tropical Escape in a Glass

Mix That Drink

Explore the classic recipe of the Singapore Sling cocktail with gin, cherry liqueur, and tropical flavors. Create a taste of the tropics at home! The post The Singapore Sling is a Tropical Escape in a Glass appeared first on Mix That Drink.

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Brad Pitt and Famille Perrin’s The Gardener Gin enters UK

Just Drinks

Family-owned specialty alcoholic drinks importer, distributor and retailer Amathus Drinks will manage nationwide distribution of the gin.

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Danilo Frugulti spells out the magic of winning World Class GB

The Cocktail Lovers

With just over nine weeks to go until the World Class Global Finals in Shanghai, we caught up with World Class GB winner Danilo Frigulti from Viajante87 in London to spell out the key moments of his World Class journey to date… W is for winning… What did winning World Class GB mean to you? I entered World Class for the first time last year and consequently, winning has been my goal for the past two years.

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Freixenet Copestick and Zamora Company enter into distribution partnership

Drinks International

Freixenet Copestick and Spain’s Zamora Company have agreed a strategic distribution partnership for the Zamora portfolio of wines in the UK and Northern Ireland.

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The UKBG’s Founders

UK Bartenders Guild

“Look back on the Guild’s beginnings” by Charles Frey, one of the seven founders of the Guild. How was the The post The UKBG’s Founders appeared first on UK Bartenders Guild.

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I quartieri di New York con la migliore vita notturna

Nightlife City Guide

New York è soprannominata “la città che non dorme mai” perché è famosa per la sua energia e il suo dinamismo che non si ferma quando il sole tramonta. È infatti una città ideale per chi vuole divertirsi la sera, ballare, mangiare o semplicemente scoprire un altro lato della città. Non importa quale esperienza stai cercando, New York ha qualcosa da offrire a tutti.

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San Diego’s Havana 1920 Celebrates National Mojito Day With $5 Mojitos & Live Music

PubClub

PubClubette Kristina holds up a pair of mojitos. Photo: PubClub.com San Diego’s San Diego’s Havana 1920 celebrates National Mojito Day with a “Havana Nights” party that includes $5 mojitos, half-priced pitchers of the cocktail and live music. National Mojito Day is July 11, and this Gaslamp Quarter bar and restaurant also has complimentary, tray-passed Cuban bocaditos and small bites from 4-7 p.m, with live music starting at 7 p.m.

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Hooch launches limited edition collab with SALT, backed by 90’s music icon, Bez

Bar Magazine

The original alcoholic lemonade, Hooch, has announced an exciting brand collaboration with award-winning craft brewery, SALT; launching a limited-edition product available in major mults and on-trade venues, supported by 90’s music icon, Bez. Taking inspiration from the 90s ‘Cool Britannia’ era and launching just in time for summer, ‘ Twisting My Lemon Man’ is a light and refreshing lemon-infused pale ale, made with real Hooch; the ultimate juicy drink for 90s nostalgia chasers and beer lovers l

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Britvic board backs improved Carlsberg takeover bid

Just Drinks

Britvic’s board today (8 July) threw its weight behind an improved takeover offer worth £3.3bn ($4.2bn) from brewing giant Carlsberg.

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Recognising Diversity and Achievement: Submit Your Nominations for the Third Be Inclusive Hospitality Awards

Bar Magazine

Be Inclusive Hospitality (BIH) is thrilled to announce that nominations are now open for the third BIH Spotlight Awards. Taking place on 21 October 2024 at M Threadneedle Street, London, the awards will continue to amplify and celebrate the exceptional achievements of individuals and businesses from Black, Asian, and ethnic minority backgrounds working within the hospitality, food, and drink sectors.

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Viña Undurraga acquires Chilean wine peer VFC Wines

Just Drinks

The Chilean wine company Vina Undurraga has acquired VFC Wines and established the Undurraga Wine Group for an undisclosed amount.

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The neighborhoods in New York with the best nightlife

Nightlife City Guide

New York is nicknamed “the city that never sleeps” because it is famous for its energy and dynamism that doesn't stop when the sun goes down. It is in fact an ideal city for those who want to have fun in the evening, dance, eat or simply discover another side of the city. No matter what experience you're looking for, New York has something to offer everyone.

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“We have a superb portfolio of brands, which have momentum” – Pernod Ricard on prospects in gin

Just Drinks

French spirits major Pernod Ricard discusses the prospects for its gin business, including a new capex project in Japan.

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Carlsberg to buy out Marston’s from UK venture

Just Drinks

Carlsberg revealed today (8 July) it will snap up Marston’s stake in their UK-based joint venture for £206m ($264m).

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Heineken broadens Molson Coors distribution deal in Ireland

Just Drinks

Heineken has expanded its distribution deal in Ireland with fellow multinational brewer Molson Coors Beverage Co.

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