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Hack your way to a better hotel room cocktail.

How to Hack the Hotel Mini Bar

Oct 05, 2014

You’ve just stumbled in from a marathon of meetings, compounded by crushing jetlag. What lies before you at the end of the day? Quite possibly a mediocre hotel room. What now? You turn to your only friend: the mini bar. That box of Lilliputian bottles is there to tempt you after a long day of […]

RumChata Pumpkin Pie Martini: No forks required.

Bartenders: Pumpkin Pie for Pouring | Partner Tip

Oct 05, 2014

Pumpkin pie season is officially in swing. Naturally, your customers will be craving those same warm, comforting flavors at the bar. Cater to those cold-weather cravings by using RumChata, the creamy spiced rum liqueur, to make a liquid version of fall’s favorite dessert. Inspired by the flavors of horchata, RumChata is gently spiced with cinnamon, vanilla […]

Your fall party needs a distinctive spirit.

Dare Your Palate with D’USSÉ Cognac | Partner Tip

Oct 04, 2014

Open a bottle of D’USSÉ VSOP and experience the rich scent of almond and cinnamon mingled with subtle notes of honey and dried fruits. With such comforting aromas, the distinctive French cognac is the quintessential spirit you’ll need for the fall entertaining season that lies ahead. D’USSÉ VSOP is a bold new expression of cognac that’s handcrafted […]

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Bartenders: Meet The Bacardi Bar Shift Program | Partner Tip

Oct 01, 2014

Learn more about the educational bartender exchange.

Abigail Gullo: backyard bartender and party-planning whiz.

How to Throw a Killer Cocktail Party, New Orleans-Style

Oct 01, 2014 · Cocktails, Entertaining, People, Dizzy Blonde Negroni, Old Fashioned

No city knows how to throw a bash quite like New Orleans does. And the Big Easy’s bartenders lie at the heart of the city’s nightlife, famed for its legendary hospitality. As head bar chef at SoBou, Abigail Gullo is one of these bartenders, and has a wealth of experience entertaining patrons both behind the […]

Apps that give you a buzz, with a hint of sophistication.

The 7 Essential New Wine Apps

Sep 30, 2014 · Products

The revolution is official: Wine-focused apps are now acting like digital sommeliers. They’re helping consumers navigate restaurant wine lists, discover and purchase new wines because friends recommend them and even have wine delivered right to your door. Say goodbye to your formative years—when wine meant nothing more than the promise of a (slightly) sophisticated buzz. […]

The Lost in Translation cocktail is served at Dallas' Victor Tangos.

The Country’s Most Innovative Craft Cocktails

Sep 29, 2014 · Cocktails

Ant salt; almond fat–washed rum; treasure chest as cocktail glass. Welcome to the wacky world of the country's most innovative craft cocktails.

A ménage of Minajs with moscatos. (Photo courtesy Myx)

Hip Hop Hooch: Musician Boozes, Rated

Sep 28, 2014 · Entertainment

Taking shots with Nikki Minaj, Pitbull and more.

The rooftop deck at Singapore’s Potato Head Folk.

Bartenders Only: The Floor Plan of Singapore’s Over-the-Top Potato Head Folk

Sep 27, 2014 · Bartenders Only, Travel, Singapore

A Singapore bar that has four floors, multiple concepts and some great cocktails.

A famous spirit with infamous origins.

Larceny Bourbon Takes the Gold | Partner Tip

Sep 24, 2014

Discovering a good bourbon is like striking gold. Or double gold, in the case of Larceny Kentucky Straight Bourbon, the spirit that won the prestigious Double Gold Medal at this year’s San Francisco World Spirits Competition (in a unanimous vote no less). The accolades don’t stop there, and why should they? Larceny Bourbon is a […]

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