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"This Pernicious Liquor": A Gin Primer

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 08.04.2016 | Taste
Kurt Michael Friese

Cocktails and spirits often have history and lore connecting them to stories of cure-alls, snake oils and digestive aids. Most are false (or at least the claims made at the time were false), but a few were true, and perhaps the spirit with the strongest connection to medicinal purposes is gin.

The New Old Thing: A Tasty Trio of New Old Tom Gins

Tony Sachs | Posted 12.17.2014 | Taste
Tony Sachs

If you're wondering what a Martinez cocktail is, perhaps you should get acquainted with Old Tom gin.

Rose Cocktails For Valentine's Day | Posted 04.14.2013 | Taste

To make your Valentine's Day a bit less taxing, we suggest skipping the line at the florist and making your sweetheart one of these rose cocktails instead.

Daughter Runs Over Mother During Driving Lesson

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.24.2012 | Crime

When Kimberly Riggs got out of church last Sunday, the 40-year-old mother decided to let her 15-year-old daughter practice driving in the parking lot....

The Bubbly Secret To Spring Cocktails | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Whether it's simple club soda or classy Champagne, a splash of something fizzy is the secret to making a lovely springtime drink you'll want to sip all afternoon long.

WATCH: How To Make A Tom Collins | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Now that spring is just a few days away, it's time to start fixing the warm-weather classic: the Tom Collins. The thirst-quenching combination of fre...

Drinks To Cure Your Cabin Fever | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Unfortunately, we have no control over the weather, but there is one way we know of to make it seem like winter is over: Mix up a tasty summery cocktail.

Memorial Day Cocktails | Posted 07.27.2011 | Home

Finally, the snow has melted, the sun is shining brightly and our cabin fever has broken--it's time to drink outside. To help you enjoy the fine weat...

Old Tom For A New Century: A Long-Lost Spirit Makes A Comeback

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

The only problem with the current cocktail scene is that many of the ingredients required for these vintage cocktails haven't been made for decades.

The Barrel Giveth, and the Barrel Taketh Away

Max Watman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Max Watman

I'd have thought that that anyone with a subscription to Malt Advocate was going to want the unadulterated cereal grain flavors that are the framework of the spirit they adore.