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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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Our fearless reporter in the (hangover) field.

Does This New Hangover Cure Actually Work? We Tried It to See

A company launched an I.V. system that says it can help cure hangovers. We sent a reporter in to get hooked up and tell his story.

Beachbum Berry in his natural tiki habitat. (Photos courtesy Sam Hanna)

The Tiki Revival is Here (Again)

A tiki scholar puts his knowledge to thirst-quenching use at his new New Orleans bar, Latitude 29.

How to forget the flute and serve Champagne like a pro. (Images courtesy Damon Casarez)

Champagne for Fools: An All-Purpose Guide to Serving and Pouring Bubbly

The right glassware for Champagne is not what you think it is.

David Wondrich shares the secrets behind enticing storytelling.  (Illustration courtesy Ariel Dunitz-Johnson)

Bartenders Only: David Wondrich Thinks Cocktail Books Need a Makeover

Everyone’s favorite cocktail author knows what makes a great cocktail book—and he’s willing to share.

Secret Mermaid hides the largest list of American craft spirits in Asia.

Bartenders Only: The Most Secret Bar in Singapore

Densely packed cities love their hideaways. Because everyone needs an escape from the concrete jungle, right? To the uninformed, Shinkansen in Singapore’s Raffles Place business district is merely a casual, daytime sushi restaurant. In March of this year, though, Shinkansen [...]

Steve Schneider: Employees Only’s not-so-secret weapon.

One Marine’s Rise at a Legendary New York Bar

Manhattan’s famed Employees Only just had a big birthday. And its overlord, Steve Schneider, is keeping the legend on track.

Abigail Gullo: backyard bartender and party-planning whiz.

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

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 [...]


The Strange, True Story Behind BuzzBallz

How did a Texas high school teacher create America’s most fun hangover?

This man believes labels tell you little about the import of a bottle.

Bartenders Only: It’s Your Responsibility

Here’s why top San Francisco bartender Jacques Bezuidenhout thinks labels—both big and small—don’t matter.

Jared Schubert: Bluegrass bourbon aficionado.

Good Bourbon + Great Cocktails + Dive Bar

Jared Schubert of Louisville’s Monkey Wrench knows the magic formula for an enticing watering hole.

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