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A Look Back at the First Year of Bar Shift | Partner Tip

Oct 16, 2015

This year, Bar Shift sent bartenders packing. The jet-setting program organized nine bar swaps between bartenders from different cities. Professional drinks slingers left their bars to work a shift at a top drinking destination far from home: in New York and Miami, New Orleans, Mexico City and many other points between. To kick off […]


5 Ways to Add Persimmons to Your Classic Cocktails

Oct 16, 2015

For a new twist on an old favorite, add fall fruit to tried-and-true libations.


Spooky Garnishes For Your Halloween Party

Oct 14, 2015 · Entertaining

Dress your cocktails for the occasion.


Shoot Your Bubbly with the Chambong

Oct 13, 2015 · News

Champagne enthusiasts can nurture their inner frat boy with the beer bong’s classier cousin.

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Bartenders Only: This is the Right Way to Do Music in a Bar

Oct 12, 2015 · Bartenders Only, Louisville

Larry Rice of Louisville's Silver Dollar talks about how the right tunes are an essential part of the bar experience.


Arak! The Amazing Levantine Spirit is What Your Cocktail is Missing

Oct 12, 2015 · Cocktails, Trends

Arak comes straight from the Levant to give your cocktails an anise-forward kick.

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The Best Photos on Instagram This Week

Oct 09, 2015

Don’t cry over broken glass.


5 of October’s Finest Cocktails That Are Ready for Squashing

Oct 08, 2015

Get your gourd on by squashing pumpkins into your party drinks all month long.


7 Invaluable Tricks from One of the World’s Best Hotel Bars

Oct 08, 2015

Straight from the NoMad Bar to yours.


Thirsty Like Anthony Bourdain? | Partner Tip

Oct 07, 2015

The Balvenie 2015 Rare Craft Collection was selected by none other than Anthony Bourdain. Want to spend an evening drinking single barrel whisky and meeting the makers at the forefront of the craft movement? Reserve your spot now for the Balvenie 2015 Rare Craft Collection, curated by Anthony Bourdain. This free event, held in Houston […]

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