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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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Geoffrey Canilao, the bartender behind Copenhagen’s edgy new bar. (Image: Balderdash)

Bartenders Only: Beaver Gland and Real-Deal Coziness in Copenhagen

The new bar Balderdash plays well with esoteric ingredients and good vibes.


Drink to the Oscars with Inspired Celebrity Cocktails

Brian Van Flandern’s new book, Celebrity Cocktails, celebrates stars who loved a good drink—many of whom have at least one Academy Award.

Illustration: Ariel Dunitz-Johnson

Bartenders Only: Simon Ford Knows How to Start a Liquor Brand

The co-founder of The 86 Co. knows about the challenges of starting a booze brand from scratch.


Celebs Say The Most Hilarious Things When They’re Drunk

We all go a little mad sometimes. Right?

Inside the new venture from the owner of White Lyan. (Photo: Dandelyan)

Bartenders Only: Ready for a London Bar Expert’s Exciting New Trip?

London’s Dandelyan has an innovative way to organize a drink menu.


Does This Crazy New Hangover Cure Actually Work?

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 [...]

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