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No. 17: Jan/Feb 2009


Highland Fling
Discover the world of Scotch whisky.

RECIPE: Bobby Burns


Zen and The Art of Sake READ »

An ancient brew finds a new home.


Homebrewers Living the Dream READ »

Ever dreamed of opening your own brewery? These three stories will give you a reality check.

BONUS: Find out which craft brewers got their start at home.


The Secret Society
Inside the shady, civilized world of the modern speakeasy.


Bold & Beautiful READ »
For centuries, pu-erh tea has captured imaginations and provoked a devotion close to obsession.



Uncorked Drink news you can use.

RECIPE: The Tantris Sidecar (from the Pegu Club in NYC) from our interview with Rachel Maddow.


Dr. Cocktail Rediscovering vintage drinks with Ted Haigh.


Distilled Your questions, expert answers. Ask your own question by clicking  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Taste-Test: Absinthe Green is good... especially when it's absinthe.


Gear Home coffee roasters put to the test.

BONUS: Ready to roast? Get our expert tips.


Elements: Cherry Heering So long, artificial flavors; Cherry Heering is a natural winner. READ »


Characters How Georg Riedel has changed the way we have a drink. READ »


Style Cozy teapots from Argentine artist Lola Goldstein.


Mix It Up Make your own Swedish Punsch in four easy steps.


Scene Scout Where to go now, from Apo Bar + Lounge in Philadelphia to Saraveza Bottle Shop in Portland, Ore.


Cravings Ring in the new year with tempura onion rings.


Quench The drama of Hungarian wines.



Cocktails The Metropole, The Coronation, Remember the Maine, Blood and Sand, Cherry Samba, Witch's Kiss, The V.O.C., Ginger Cocktail, Sparkling Sugarplum, Hulla Baloo, Scotch Mist, Robin Wood, The Bohannon


Cravings Light and Crispy Tempura Onion Rings with Spicy Sparkling Ketchup

How-to Swedish Punsch