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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.

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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Drink of the Week: Montinore Estate Vivacé

A vibrant sparkling wine from a biodynamic Oregon winery.
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Will To-Go Cocktails Become a Permanent Fixture?

A lifeline to bars during economic recovery, to-go cocktails are starting to offer an appeal beyond immediate need.
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Drink of the Week: Tōv Coffee Mint Thing

A beloved coffee drink from a Portland coffee shop is now available in cans for shipping nationwide.

5 to Try: Coffees for Cold Brew

We tapped Maciej Kasperowicz of Trade to recommend his top picks.

How the Atlanta Cocktail Scene Is Grappling With COVID-19 Closures and Re-openings

Dispatches from local restaurant and bar owners as Georgia restarts its economy.

Drink of the Week: Little Beast Brewing Sylvestris Fruited Gose

Your favorite craft breweries need your support, so grab a six-pack of something local.
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