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No. 76 Nov/Dec 2018

November/December 2018 Issue
November/December 2018 Issue



    Santa’s Little Helper, Five-Spice Eggnog, Highland Eggnog, Ibimi Fizz, The Chapuline, It, Oi Oi Oi, Bad Santa, And a Partridge in a Pear Tree, Christmopolitan, Muletide, Hello Stranger, Norteño, The Democrat

  • Spanish Coffee
  • Naughty and Nice Shots
  • Tom & Jerry
  • Jingle Balls Eggnog
  • Food

    Miracle Chex Mix, Pecan, Bourbon & Chocolate Pie


    A Cocktail Story

    How the Miracle pop-up bar became a global holiday tradition.

    Holiday Gift Guide

    Imbibe-approved gifts for everyone on your list. Read More »

    Brut Strength

    Inspired by Champagne, brewers are creating dry and fizzy IPAs. Read More »

    Old School

    Italian winemakers turn to tradition to save Lambrusco from its own success.

    Opportunity Knocks

    The steady rise of cascara.

    The Town

    Oakland builds a cocktail community on its own terms. Read More »



    A new, zero-proof sparkler, cranberry cocktails, eggnog riffs, and neon bender Mike Heist.

  • Q&A: Food writer Melissa Clark
  • 5 to Try: Alpine Liqueurs
  • Mixopedia

    Looking back on two centuries of the drinking straw. Read More »

    Taste Test

    Blended Scotch whiskies for holiday highballs or straight sipping.


    Handmade ceramic mugs for your favorite winter warmers.


    Bartenders gain a new appreciation for crème de menthe.


    In Birmingham, Alabama, LeNell is back to doing what she does best. Read More »

    Mix It Up

    A holiday stalwart to sip while the snow falls. Read More »

    Scene Scout

    Where to drink in Honolulu.


    Bourbon and dark chocolate lend extra holiday cheer to pecan pie.


    What drinking tea can teach us about drinking everything else.

    Bonus Articles

    How to Drink Cascara

    Hot or cold, mixed with spirits or soda, cascara is a versatile ingredient. Read More »

    Where to Buy Cascara

    Seven great coffee roasters who sell the fruity husk of the coffee berry. Read More »

    5 to Try: Lambrusco

    Experts around the country share their favorite value bottles. Read More »

    A Taste of Oakland Cocktails

    Recipes from some of the East Bay’s best bars. Read More »

    The Staying Power of Cocktail Pop-Up Bars

    Why bars like Miracle remain popular. Read More »

    Six Alpine Liqueur Cocktails

    How to put alpine liqueur to use. Read More »

    The Oakland Coffee Scene

    How the city’s coffee scene puts locals front and center. Read More »

    Behind-the-Scenes of the Miracle Pop-up Magic

    How the makeovers happen every year for the holidays. Read More »

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