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Ever wondered who created the Martini or fantasized about taking a trip to Scotland to visit single malt whisky distilleries? Well, then check out articles from our network of expert contributors about a range of spirits and cocktails topics. From the latest liquor trends and profiles of the best bartenders to bar guides, we've got you covered.
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Why Aren’t You Playing Quidditch Pong Right Now?

May 06, 2015 · News

Yes, this is a real game. And, yes, it is magical.

The Golden Phoenix cocktail, made with bits of a bird’s nest and gold foil.

Bartenders Only: It’s the Artesian. But in Hong Kong.

May 06, 2015 · Cocktails, People, Travel

What happens when one of the world’s best bars opens in China.

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The History of Moonshine, as Told by the Internet

May 06, 2015

From illicit distilling in the backwoods of the South to large-scale productions that have popularized the spirit, learn all you need to know about white lightning (aka hooch).

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Bartenders: Watch Your Pals Take Over a New Bar | Partner Tip

May 04, 2015

What would happen if the bartending traditions of two great cities merged for one thrilling night? The Bar Shift Program from BACARDI® and Liquor.com has the answer. The goal of this exclusive educational exchange program is to elevate and inspire professional bartenders across the country. Here’s how it works: Bar Shift sends a rising bartending […]

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Bar Food: Time to Set Your Olives on Fire

May 04, 2015 · Entertaining

A little gin and a whole lotta fire make these simple olives a drink-friendly accessory.

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Celebrate World Martini Day. The Right Way | Partner Tip

May 01, 2015

There may be no greeting cards associated with World Martini Day, celebrated on June 19. But there’s plenty to celebrate, including the spirit in your cocktail glass. Justin Noel, the proprietor of 1534, Bleecker Kitchen and Company and Sweetwater Social, all in New York City, serves at least a dozen martinis every night he works […]

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The One-of-a-Kind Glory of a Well-Made Martini | Partner Tip

May 01, 2015

There are few things in this world that are resolutely trend-proof, timeless and always in style. An ice-cold martini is one of them. “A martini is truly the most iconic cocktail in history,” says Francesco Lafranconi, Executive Director of Mixology and Spirits Educator for Southern Wine and Spirits of Nevada. “The drink itself is a […]

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5 Revolutionary Aging Techniques That Look Beyond the Barrel

May 01, 2015 · Products, Trends

Prefer drinking that has a sense of adventure? These experimental aging methods produce spirits that travel from the depths of the ocean to actual space orbit.

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5 Creative Ways to Use Up That Vermouth in Your Kitchen

Apr 30, 2015

Don’t put your vermouth in a cocktail corner. Plenty of dishes benefit from a splash of the sweet—or dry—fortified wine. It’s time to look beyond the Martini and Manhattan monopoly.

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Bartenders Only: Willy Shine Knows How to Serve 90,000 People a Great Cocktail

Apr 30, 2015 · Cocktails, People

The master of the big-batch cocktail event spills his secrets.

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