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The Perfect Trio of Spring Sips!

Chilled Magazine

As flowers bloom and the sun lingers a bit longer, its the perfect time to imbibe on refreshing libations! Whether you enjoy floral infusions or fruity concoctions, these cocktails from Buchanan’s , Cîroc , and Old Parr have got you covered. Liqueur , Whiskey Buchanan’s Lychee Contract Ingredients 1.5 oz. Buchanan’s Deluxe.25 oz. Elderflower Liqueur.75 oz.

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Master the Modern Classics

PUNCH

These modern classic cocktail recipes, from the Pornstar Martini to the White Negroni to the Penicillin, are worth a spot in your rotation.

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Taste Test: Blanc Vermouth

Imbibe Magazine

Vermouth blanc (or bianco, depending on country of origin) is so much more than an intermediary between sweet and dry vermouth. Elegantly off-dry, its flavors and aromatics range from bitter wormwood to white flowers to stone fruit and even marshmallow. It’s a nuanced cocktail ingredient that’s also interesting and approachable to sip on its own or over ice.

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This Week's Chicago-Centric Craft Beer Events & Socials

Guys Drinking Beer - Beer News

Was this a long week for the rest of y’all, or does it just seem like the Salt Shed opening date news came out forever ago? I know in my head that it was just last Friday because we have these poll results to look at…but it doesn’t feel like it: A majority of “I’ll get there at some point” kinda sums up a lot about craft beer at the current moment, doesn’t it?

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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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Winemaker Stephanie Rivin’s Journey from California to Bordeaux with French Blue Wine

Chilled Magazine

Stephanie Rivin embarked on her journey into the world of wine in 2008 with her employment at a quaint, family-operated winery nestled in Anderson Valley, Northern California. The winery was so small that its tasting room shared the same space with winemaking, granting Stephanie direct access to the cellar. Day by day, her fascination with the intricacies of winemaking grew.

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“Nogave” Is the New Agave

PUNCH

“Nogave” is a sustainable alternative to agave nectar in cocktails, like the Margarita, Oaxaca Old-Fashioned and more. Here's how to make it.

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Just For Fun: Here's Our Very First Beer News Email from April 2014

Guys Drinking Beer - Beer News

I recently realized that I started emailing people beer news almost exactly ten years ago. Just for fun, I thought I’d share that original email exclusively with my Premium Subscribers this morning.

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The 8 Best Bourbons to Mix into an Old Fashioned

Chilled Magazine

As part of our Whiskey Around the World annual content series, we bring you eight bourbons to try in your next Old Fashioned. In the pantheon of classic cocktails, there aren’t many more beloved than the old fashioned. While the drink is traditionally made with whiskey (rye or bourbon) , sugar, Angostura bitters, and a splash of water, it’s the kind of drink bartenders and mixologists enjoy experimenting with because of its versatility.

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Why Is It So Hard to Unionize a Bar? It’s Complicated.

PUNCH

Death & Co.’s recent union drive could have made history. But the failed effort underscores the challenges that come with unionizing bar staff, even as restaurants, cafés and hotels see an uptick in labor organizing.

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Where to Enjoy Vermouth Around the World

Imbibe Magazine

In our March/April 2024 issue , we explore all things vermouth, from its history to its different styles to which cocktails to make with it. But for those wondering where to go to enjoy vermouth, we put together this list of places around the world worth seeking out the next time La Hora del Vermut rolls around. Amor y Amargo (New York City) “Vermouth is squarely in our wheelhouse,” says beverage director Sother Teague.

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This Week's Properly Trollied New Beer Labels

Guys Drinking Beer - Beer News

Welcome back, friends — it’s labels. This week our Premium Subscribers get to put their eyes on: A beer that forces me to reference Limp Bizkit A beer that put a decades-old earworm from Hanson in my head An unexpected new -Hearted from Bell’s Two labels from Missouri breweries that take us Back To The 80s A new N/A brand to Partake Some interesting new flavor-shifting taste “tech” on the horizon …and more!

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Bacardi Appoints Jeff Branson as SVP & Managing Director of Commercial for North America

Chilled Magazine

With more than 20 years of beverage industry experience, Jeff takes on the promotion following a successful run leading the company’s business in Canada where he served as Vice President and General Manager. Jeff reports to Tony Latham, Regional President of Bacardi North America, and is based in Coral Gables, Florida. “Jeff has the leadership skills and the industry relationships that are so critical to inspiring teams and building lasting partnerships in North America – a must win market in th

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San Juan’s Historic Dive, El Batey, Isn’t for Everyone. But Anyone Can Call It Home.

PUNCH

Despite the passing of its original owner, Hurricane Maria and a pandemic, the bar remains a haven for locals, loud music and more than a few pets.

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Drink of the Week: Hopworks “Earth to Beer” West Coast IPA

Imbibe Magazine

If there is any place better to enjoy a crisp, refreshing beer than out in nature, I haven’t been there. And that is, fittingly, how I plan to enjoy my four-pack of Hopworks ‘ new Organic West Coast IPA brewed for the Earth to Beer campaign. Spearheaded by Portland-based beer booster Eric Steen, Earth to Beer tapped breweries across the country to participate in the environmental initiative.

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This Week's Path-Of-Totality Beer News

Guys Drinking Beer - Beer News

Depending on where you are at the moment, Eclipse Day is almost certainly over. (Do we have any readers up in northern Maine or Nova Scotia?) It’s also the final day of relevancy for the many eclipse-themed beers that have emerged over the last few months. See ‘ya in 2044, all you beers named Path of Totality! Publications like Food & Wine and Forbes and even Space.com have roundups of eclipse beers from around the country; I would point you towards our Preferred Subscriber archi

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Chinola Introduces New Mango Flavor from the Dominican Republic

Chilled Magazine

Chinola Fresh Fruit Liqueurs has released Chinola® Mango Liqueur! The artisanal fresh fruit liqueur is meticulously crafted from a distinct blend of mangoes that only grow once a year, plus a touch of passion fruit. In recent years, Chinola Fresh Fruit Liqueurs’ continued double-digit growth underscores the brand’s commitment to sharing the beloved tropical flavors of the Dominican Republic with cocktail enthusiasts worldwide.

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Forget Tequila-Soda. It’ll Be “Margarita Soda” For Me From Now On.

PUNCH

The Margarita Soda at New York City bar Hellbender is an upgrade to the tequila soda template. Here's the recipe for the refreshing cocktail.

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6 of the Best Bourbon Cocktails for Spring

VinePair

With the sun making its long-awaited return, we say it’s time to toast to the warmer days ahead. And though folks tend to reach for their bourbon in the colder months, truth be told, every season is bourbon season. Now that the produce section is no longer dominated by root vegetables, there’s a slew of fresh ingredients to shake up with America’s flagship spirit, and it’d be a shame to miss out on the cocktail potential at hand.

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Whiskey Review: Buzzard’s Roost American Whiskey

The Whiskey Wash

We review Buzzard’s Roost American Whiskey, a three year-old, sourced whiskey finished in Buzzard’s Roost’s specialized secondary maturation process. (image via Buzzard’s Roost) Editor’s Note: We received a review sample of this whiskey from the brand. However, in accordance with our editorial policies , this has not influenced the outcome of our review in any way.

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Martinelli’s Celebrates the Class of 2024 with Keepsake Sparkling Cider Bottle

Chilled Magazine

Martinelli’s , makers of premium quality apple juice products for more than 155 years, is celebrating the Class of 2024 with a customized version of its Sparkling Cider bottle! “Whether graduating from high school, college, graduate school, or even kindergarten, Martinelli’s Class of 2024 Sparkling Cider is the perfect way to mark these milestones with family and friends,” noted Gun Ruder, President and CEO, S.

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Tres Monos Isn’t Just One of Buenos Aires’ Best Bars, It’s Also a One-of-a-Kind Bartending School

PUNCH

The post Tres Monos Isn’t Just One of Buenos Aires’ Best Bars, It’s Also a One-of-a-Kind Bartending School appeared first on PUNCH.

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New Survey Reveals America’s Favorite Wine

VinePair

A new survey from YouGov analyzing the wine drinking habits of U.S. citizens has revealed more about America’s wine culture. The study examined both the frequency that Americans enjoy wine as well as their specific preferences. The study was conducted from March 5 to March 11 2024, with 1,117 respondents from a random sample weighted according to gender, age, race, education, Presidential vote, and election turnout.

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Arvind Kejriwal moves SC against HC ruling

Spiritz

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) head Arvind Kejriwal has moved the country’s apex court against the Delhi High Court’s order rejecting his petition against his arrest in the liquor policy case. Dismissing his plea, the Delhi High Court had said that Kejriwal’s arrest in the money laundering case wasn’t in contravention of the applicable law, and the remand can’t be deemed illegal.

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2 La Marca Prosecco Cocktails for Spring

Chilled Magazine

Get ready to celebrate spring with sparkling concoctions that will elevate your mixology game and impress your guests. Check out two cocktails that perfectly complement the charm of La Marca Prosecco. Gin , Sparkling Wine Lemon Bliss Ingredients 3 oz. La Marca Prosecco 1½ oz. Stratosphere Original Gin 1 oz. lemon juice 1 oz. simple syrup Lemon peel Preparation Shake all ingredients except La Marca Prosecco.

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Pornstar Martini (Original)

Steve the Bartender

The Pornstar Martini is one of the UK's most popular cocktails! It was first created by Douglas Ankrah at the Townhouse Bar, London. The post Pornstar Martini (Original) appeared first on Steve the Bartender.

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Your Guide to the Wine and Food of France [MAP]

VinePair

When someone swears they love French food or French wine, these assertions can sound a little reductive. Within the realm of France’s eating and drinking culture, there are dozens of regional cuisines, grapes, and traditions that can’t be squeezed into one category. The country’s landscape runs the gamut from oceanfront regions facing the Atlantic to steep Alpine slopes to the warm-breezed coast on the Mediterranean.

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Review: El Cristiano Tequila Extra Anejo Black Label

Drinkhacker

Jonathan kicked off our coverage of El Cristiano Tequila last year with a look at the distillery’s silver and reposado expressions. Now we’re jumping ahead to El Cristiano Extra Anejo, “Black Label,” which is aged for three years in ex bourbon barrels. The tequila plays like a selection of greatest hits from the Extra Anejo playbook.

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S’mores-Tini

Chilled Magazine

Baileys S’mores Irish Cream Liqueur makes its highly anticipated comeback, combining the nostalgic flavors of toasted marshmallows and sweet graham crackers with a rich chocolate finish for a truly unique, melt-in-your-mouth experience. Try the S’mores-tini and get excited for summer’s sunshine, outdoor activities, and fun nights around the fire, the perfect occasion for Baileys S’mores Irish Cream Liqueur.

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Airlines need policies to prevent passengers’ inebriation

Spiritz

In response to a petition by a passenger before the Supreme Court, who experienced an incident of inebriated behaviour on an Air India flight, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) emphasised the need for airlines to have policies in place to prevent passengers from becoming inebriated and engaging in disruptive behaviour. As per the DGCA, in India, there isn’t a specific maximum limit on the number of alcoholic drinks that can be served to passengers on flight.

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The 10 Most Popular Pinot Grigio Brands in the World

VinePair

After Chardonnay , Pinot Grigio is the second-most popular white wine variety in the United States. When it was first introduced in 1979, its simple, refreshing style succeeded as an uncomplicated alternative to full-bodied, buttery whites — the type that coined the infamous acronym ABC (Anything But Chardonnay). While the grape thrives in American regions such as Northern California, Oregon, and Washington, it truly shines in Italian regions like Friuli, Alto Adige, and Veneto, where producers

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Review: 2020 Mascota Vineyards Unanime Malbec

Drinkhacker

As a young child, my career aspirations fell squarely between replacing Tom Brookens at third base for the Detroit Tigers or Michael Anthony on bass for Van Halen. Sadly, neither came to fruition, however I am pleased and somewhat envious to report that the childhood dream of Master Winemaker Opi Sadler became a reality with the creation of Mascota Vineyards, at least according to the quote on the front of their web page.

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2 Must Mix Cocktails from 1800 Tequila!

Chilled Magazine

Spring has sprung, and these 2 signature cocktails from 1800 Tequila are perfect to welcome the warmer weather. Try them out! Tequila 1800® Spicy Ranch Water Ingredients 1.5 oz. 1800® Cucumber & Jalapeño 3 oz. Soda Water Preparation In a tajin-rimmed Collins glass, pour 1.5 oz of 1800 Cucumber & Jalapeño Tequila. Fill the glass with ice and top with soda water.

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William Grant launches Wildmoor whisky collection

Spiritz

William Grant & Sons has come up with blended Scotch brand Wildmoor, comprising a range of seven whiskies aged between 21 and 40 years.Three of the seven expressions – Wildmoor Waking Forest, Wildmoor Tropical Coast, Wildmoor Black Mountain will be available at Singapore Changi Airport, supported by a high-profile activation space in partnership with Lotte Duty Free.

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5 Iconic Food and Wine Pairings From the Masters Champions Dinners

VinePair

Golf’s biggest names tee up for the Masters tournament on Thursday, and in true VinePair fashion we’re gearing up for the championship weekend by drooling over the Masters Club Dinner menu. Each year on the Tuesday night leading up to the tournament, the Augusta National Golf Club hosts a dinner for past Masters champions, and the menu is specifically designed to honor the previous year’s winner.

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Whiskey Review: Penelope Bourbon Tokaji Cask Finish 2024

The Whiskey Wash

We review Penelope Bourbon Tokaji Cask Finish 2024, an eight-year-old MGP rye that’s been finished in former Hungarian Tokaji wine casks. (image via MGP) Editor’s Note: The party behind this whiskey gave us a review sample. Per our editorial policies , this in no way influenced the outcome of this review. Penelope Bourbon, founded in 2018, is a popular sourced American whiskey label originally named after founder Mike Paladini’s daughter.

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William Grant and Sons launches ultra-premium blended whisky

Drinks International

William Grant and Sons has launched a new high-aged blended Scotch brand, Wildmoor. Wildmoor’s origins date back 60 years when the William Grant and.

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