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The 7 Most Awesome Shots Ever Taken in Movies

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 3:48 PM

Have you ever successfully knocked back a shooter with a live scorpion on your hand? Or downed an entire spittoon of wine?

Well, we'd honestly be surprised if you answered yes to either of those questions--even a little concerned. Safety first, everyone!

Thankfully, these crazy antics are what Hollywood is...

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Actual Proof That (Some) Celebrities Know How to Drink

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 3:37 PM

Swanky lifestyles of the rich and famous don't always account for taste. Remember: money can't buy style. That's why we all love seeing celebrities enjoy a well-made cocktail now and again, rather than a Bud Light and a shot--not that there's anything wrong with that.

From a simple tequila-and-soda to...

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Bar Food: Pickled Eggs Recipe From Bronwyn

(0) Comments | Posted July 7, 2014 | 4:36 PM

Everyone knows their deviled eggs. It's now time to show some respect for the pickled egg.

At Brownyn, a barely modernized pub that slings the bold food and drinks of Eastern Europe and Germany in the Boston suburb Somerville, the starkly magenta Thüringia pickled eggs are a menu...

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7 Celebrities Wasted on Live TV

(0) Comments | Posted July 7, 2014 | 11:30 AM

Celebrities: They're just like us. They put their pants on one leg at a time, get interviewed regularly on live TV and sometimes get so drunk they fight Christmas trees. OK, maybe they aren't just like us.
From the hilarious to the sort of sad, read on for...
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6 Delicious Punches To Make This July

(0) Comments | Posted July 1, 2014 | 3:57 PM

What better way to celebrate the 238th anniversary of our country's Declaration of Independence than with a boozy blow-out? After all, even some of our founding fathers were known to partake in (and even make their own) libations every now and then.

This year, we're looking forward...

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You Only Think You Know Absinthe

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 4:17 PM

Contributed by Kaitlyn Goalen

Absinthe became legal again in the United States seven years ago, but only recently has it broken free of the chains of a silly reputation.

The herb-driven liqueur has been wrapped in a rather grand coil of myth that includes green fairies and hallucinations, elaborate services...

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This Summer Your Hard Cider Will Be Drunk From a Can

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 11:34 AM

Contributed by Joshua M. Bernstein

Once the down-market domain of soda and mass-appeal beer -- hey, Bud! How are ya? -- cans have become cool again. First, craft brewers started packaging their pale ales and IPAs in aluminum. Now, cider makers have followed...

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5 Strange Hangover Cures That Really Work

(1) Comments | Posted June 20, 2014 | 5:51 PM

The Perfect Hangover Cure is the sort of thing that people argue over with zeal usually reserved for politics and religion. Probably because a bad hangover feels just as much like a matter of life and death.

But it's not only people that can't agree on what works and...

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These Are the 10 Best Booze Ads of All Time: Print Edition

(0) Comments | Posted June 18, 2014 | 2:52 PM

What makes you want to buy a specific bottle of liquor? Is it more important that it's made in the U.S.? Or that it's of unparalleled quality?

We like to think we have very specific booze-buying standards. But we're also suckers for a good advertisement.

Admit it: There's nothing...

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Orange Is the New Black Season 2 Drinking Game

(0) Comments | Posted June 2, 2014 | 2:12 PM

The moment we've all been waiting for is almost here: Orange is the New Black's second season premieres on June 6—better make sure that Netflix subscription is up to date.

To welcome the show's sophomore season, we put together a drinking game that celebrates the story's particular charm and all...

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How to Make the Boulevardier (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted June 2, 2014 | 1:51 PM

Swap out the gin in a Negroni for rye whiskey and you get this delicious elixir. Watch master bartender and advisory board member Dale DeGroff mix up this classic in our How to Cocktail video.

Click here for the full Boulevardier cocktail recipe!

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10 Really Bizarre Cocktail Names

(0) Comments | Posted May 22, 2014 | 9:57 AM

A lot of work goes into creating an original cocktail. Doesn't matter whether you're a world-renowned bartender or a cocktail enthusiast working your home bar. Hell, some established bartenders try a recipe twenty times to get it right. Then, once you're content with the taste of that new...

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The 8 Weirdest Cocktail Ingredients

(0) Comments | Posted May 21, 2014 | 10:38 AM

Foie gras in a Martini. Sugar snap peas muddled with tarragon.

More than ever before, we're seeing ingredients previously confined to the plate making their way into our glass.

So we did some digging to unearth a few of the strangest drink additions. The hidden treasures: everything...

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How to Make the Corpse Reviver No. 2 Cocktail (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2014 | 8:48 PM

Learn how to make a Corpse Reviver No. 2 by watching this video presented by cocktail expert Simon Ford. This classic gin cocktail spiked with absinthe will make you look extra cool if you order it at your local bar.

Click here for the full Corpse Reviver No. 2 recipe.

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Drink Me Now: Sugar Snap Peas

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2014 | 8:25 PM

Contributed by Naren Young

Peas in a cocktail? Believe it, people.

No ingredient is considered too weird or esoteric for today's bartenders. And compared to squid ink or bacon, the humble sugar snap pea seems downright mainstream.

The first drink I ever tried with snap peas...

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The 6 Best Cocktail Apps

(0) Comments | Posted May 9, 2014 | 2:20 PM

Calling all cocktail lovers: How do you track where your favorite bartender is working? Or decide what cocktail to make using only the ingredients you already have?

Sometimes, the best way to do both is on-the-go--with your smartphone.

We've seen plenty of bartending apps come and go over...

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7 Ways to Survive the #Limepocalypse

(0) Comments | Posted May 9, 2014 | 1:54 PM

Bars and drinkers have been coping with an unexpected problem for the last few weeks.

It has affected Gimlets and Margaritas alike. Its name: the limepocalypse, as we call the current lime shortage here at HQ.

The lime dearth has caused quite...

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10 Spirits You're Definitely Mispronouncing

(33) Comments | Posted May 7, 2014 | 5:40 PM

One of the rewards of diving into the world of cocktails and spirits -- besides delicious booze-laden drinks, of course -- is dipping into different cultures. It's hard to drink Campari without jonesing for an Italian cafe, and taking a long draw of cognac is at least a...

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Drink Me Now: Banana Cocktails

(0) Comments | Posted April 25, 2014 | 12:25 PM

Contributed by Kaitlyn Goalen

We've passed into a new cocktail era, moving from the resurrection of classic drinks to the redemption of maligned ingredients.

 The latest glory story: the humble banana.

 It's understandable that this tropical fruit has been sidelined until now. Fibrous and "unjuiceable,"...

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How to Drink Like You're Rich

(0) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 3:35 PM

Happy Tax Day! By now, we hope you've finished your return. (If not, you have about 12 hours to get to the post office. And... go!)

If you're one of the lucky ones, that means a nice fat check is coming your way.

We wouldn't be if we didn't suggest...

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