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Steal This National Whiskey Sour Day Recipe From ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’

Sony Pictures Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood takes place over three days in February and August of 1969. On the first of these days, Rick Dalton — TV cowboy, silver screen war hero, and aging actor played by Leonardo DiCaprio — sucks down a lot of whiskey sours. Spoilers warning, we guess, but ol’ […]

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Expand Your Summer Spritz Game This Weekend With These Easy Recipes

Unsplash There’s a certain lightness to a spritz that exudes summer vibes. The mix of Italian digestive bitters, dry sparkling white wines, and bubbly water has an effervescence and low-alcohol content that fits perfectly with the whole let’s-day-drink-the-heat-of-a-summer-day-away ethos. In fact, though it’s no paloma, a spritz might be one of the best summer drinks […]

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Picking Apart The Differences Between Brandy And Cognac On National Cognac Day

Getty Image Generally speaking, brandy and cognac are often lumped together. This is understandable, given the similarities between the two spirits, but their differences are worth making note of. Depending on the distillery or even the particular bottle, you might see a massive chasm between the two or virtually no difference at all. It’s a […]

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The Essential Scotch Whisky Bottles To Have At Your Next Party

Getty Image “I love scotch. Scotchy, scotch, scotch.” – Ron Burgundy. Scotch is one of the most unique tasting whiskies in the world. The British treasure is a blend of malted barley, yeasts, fresh water, aged wood, and long-honed skill. Many scotches also feature whispers (sometimes screams) of peat — the dense, oil-rich soil often […]

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The Essential Bottles Of Rum For Mixing Up Summer Tiki Drinks

Getty Image Real talk: The best rum drinks are tiki drinks. Especially when getting drunk is the whole point. Various rums, citrus-forward fruit juices, and tropical spices combine to make high-alcohol drinks like the Zombie, Moonraker, and various rum punches. Some of these tiki drinks are so strong, smart bartenders limit you to only one, […]

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