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Creepy cubes to make your guests shriek and shiver.

3 Spooky Ice Creations for Halloween Cocktails

Powerful potions demand the underworld’s eeriest ice.

Every good cocktail needs the right accessory.

The 11 Best Craft Mixers in the USA

Good base spirits are required in a well-made cocktail. But, oh, the power of a beautiful mixer should not be underestimated.

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5 Rules For the Recently Legal Drinker

Drinking like an adult comes with its own rulebook.

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The Best of BACARDÍ® Portland Cocktail Week 2014

Did you miss this year’s BACARDÍ® Portland Cocktail Week festivities? As always, the annual event brought together the country’s finest bartenders, spirit professionals and cocktail enthusiasts for a week of education and community building. Two events truly embodied the festival’s [...]

A cognac-apple cider cocktail and roasted shallot dip. Hello, autumn.

Dinner and a Drink: The Flannel Meets French Onion Dip

This month, gather your pals and share a fancified French onion dip and cognac-apple cider syrup cocktail.

Bringing authentic rum punch back, one snazzy punch bowl at a time.

The Best of History’s Rum Cocktails Brought to Life

Rum is a spirit with serious legs. From Colonial-era flips to whimsical tiki fantasies, the molasses-based spirit has been an important part of drinking life over the last two-plus centuries. These days, industrious bars across the U.S. have taken classic [...]

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Strike Gold with BACARDÍ 8 Años Rum | Partner Tip

The blended golden rum boasts 152 years of barrel-aged history.

Up your bitters game with the country’s best small-batch creations.

The 12 Best Locally Made Bitters in the U.S.A.

Bitters have the power to transform a drink. These small-batch creations prove that point with big-flavored intensity.

Warning: For serious sweet tooths only.

How to Make Candy Corn-Infused Halloween Vodka

Love it or hate it, candy corn is here to stay—literally. It’s non-biodegradable. The sticky legacy of this polarizing Halloween treat can be traced back to the 1880s. Some haters say we’re still eating the original batch today. Since then, [...]

BYOC’s cozy Brighton, England location.

Bartenders Only: The Bar Where You Bring Your Own Booze

Nothing like a licensing hurdle to help launch a fresh bar concept. London’s BYOC (Bring Your Own Cocktail) was born after its owners found the perfect venue, with one small hitch: The space didn’t come with a liquor license. So [...]

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