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No. 76 Nov/Dec 2018

November/December 2018 Issue


    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. Read More »


    Handmade ceramic mugs for your favorite winter warmers.


    Bartenders gain a new appreciation for crème de menthe. Read More »


    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. Read More »

    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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