Tag: Drinks

We Paired A Different Bourbon With Every Stage Of Your Thanksgiving Meal

Thanksgiving foods cover a broad spectrum of flavors and textures. You’ve got the earthy fruits, spice-laden desserts, herb and umami infused meats, and all the butter one meal can handle — what’s not to love? Better still, these dishes pair beautifully with great bottles of bourbon. The caramel notes and warming finish of good bourbon […]

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We Asked Bartenders For The Best Whiskeys To Pair With Thanksgiving Turkey

When it comes to commonly-loved Thanksgiving foods, there’s an obvious star of the show. Frankly, for many Americans, it wouldn’t even be Thanksgiving without the turkey. And while we definitely encourage you to look at including Indigenous foods in your holiday menu, we get the pressure to serve flightless fowl at the center of your […]

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We Asked Bartenders For The Best Whiskeys To Pair With Your Holiday Family Drama

The holidays are meant to be joyful. You get some time off. There are endless parties with friends and co-workers. Your family finds a central place and gathers as one giant crew. Okay, that last one isn’t always a good thing. It depends on how functional your extended family is. If your drunk uncles decide […]

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Bartenders Shout Out Their Favorite Bottles Of Liquor For Holiday Entertaining

Now that Halloween is firmly in our rearview, there are mere weeks separating us from the revelry, mouth-watering foods, and creative cocktails associated with the holidays. Mid-November means a season of endless parties that culminate with one giant New Year’s soiree. If you’re the type of person who prefers throwing your own parties, you’re going […]

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We Asked Bartenders Which Bottles Of Whiskey You Absolutely Need This Holiday Season

It’s officially November. The start of the holiday season. Get ready to be barraged by ads and carols. This also means that holiday entertaining is right around the corner. Family parties. Lots of stiff pours. You definitely don’t want to wait until the last minute to grab a few random bottles of bottom-shelf booze just […]

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The Best Mezcals For Your Día De Muertos Parties This Weekend

With Halloween and Día De Muertos basically falling on a weekend this year, parties abound. That means it’s time to stock up on some mezcals (and a few Irish whiskeys) for your days and nights of reveling. Día De Muertos is about celebrating the lives of those who’ve passed on, keeping their memories alive generation […]

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We Asked Bartenders For The Best Rums To Get You Through The Long Winter Months

When we think of rum, our minds tend to gravitate towards Tiki-style drinks like daiquiris, mojitos, and mai tais. Sure, many of these drinks are right at home at a beach on a hot, summer day. But unlike vodka and tequila, you shouldn’t feel like you have put your favorite rum away when the weather […]

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We Asked Bartenders The Most Underrated Distilleries In America

There are a lot of distilleries in America. Many you’ve heard of — either for their high-quality products, massive advertising budgets, or some combination of the two. But just because you hear the same names over and over again, doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t keep an eye out for new and exciting brands to try. […]

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The Best Up And Coming Alcohol Brands, According To Bartenders

The best thing about the rising popularity of whiskey, gin, tequila, and other spirits throughout the world is that new and exciting distilleries open every week. Many are producing high-quality, creative spirits and others… aren’t. Either way, no matter where you live, there seems to be a new, often innovative distillery within driving distance. One […]

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We Asked Bartenders To Name The Absolute Best Whiskey Bars In America

If you’re visiting (or live in) a major city, you’re likely to be inundated with high-quality cocktail bars. Some of these bars might even be specific to certain liquors — maybe tequila, gin, or whiskey. Since you probably don’t want to waste your Saturday night hopping from underwhelming bar to underwhelming bar, you can go […]

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