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Drink of the Week: AVEC Mixers

Fizzy and fresh, these new mixers make for easy drinking.

Drink of the Week: Abelha Cachaça

The spiced depth of this new import makes for a delicious Old Fashioned by way of Brazil.

Drink of the Week: Smith Tea Soothe Sayer

A sweet and spicy herbal blend for soothing mind and body.
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Wine Pros Aim to Effect Change Through Vines 4 Votes

The volunteer-run initiative will raise funds for the ACLU of Texas with an October wine auction.

Three Ways: The Bamboo Cocktail

A few modern takes on the pleasingly complex (if bracingly dry) sherry cocktail.

Taste Test: Single-Barrel Bourbons

Unlike blended whiskies, single barrel bourbons are pulled from a specific barrel to capture a single moment in time.

Drinks Atlas: Bardstown, Kentucky

Bourbon doesn't legally have to be made in Kentucky, but you'd be hard pressed to argue that Bardstown isn't the spiritual center of the spirit.
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Q&A With Brian Bartels

In advance of his latest book, The United States of Cocktails, we chat with the bartender and writer about traveling, taverns, and the power of the neighborhood bar.

The Versatility of Homemade Orgeat

Homemade orgeat offers the opportunity to tweak not only sweetness and texture, but to alter the flavor altogether by swapping in different nuts or seeds.

Drink of the Week: Maker Canned Wines

A perfect companion for outdoor sipping.
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Q&A: Dale DeGroff

The bartending legend talks about the cyclical nature of cocktails, what he’s learned from his own students, and why it’s so difficult for him to order a drink these days.
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Gear Up for Negroni Week

From shirts to pins to cocktail napkins, we've got everything you need to celebrate at home this year.
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Elements: Orgeat

Beloved for its lush flavor and texture, orgeat offers timeless appeal.
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Gear: The Best Blenders for Frozen Cocktails

Ready to whip up frozen drinks all summer?

Drink of the Week: Just Date Syrup

Add a rich, earthy sweetness to everything from coffee to cocktails.

Day Trip: Trudiann Branker of Mount Gay Distillery

Leading the aging and blending team, Branker is writing a new chapter for the Barbados rum distillery.

Drink of the Week: Sipsong Indira Tea

Made with classic gin botanicals, this herbal tea blend makes a refreshing zero-proof take on the Gin & Tonic.
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Drink of the Week: ANXO Ornamental Dry Cider

A bright, crisp and utterly refreshing cider.
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