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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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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 [...]

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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.

Sheryl Crow thinks you oughta be drinking.

These Are the 9 Best Girl Power Country Songs Fueled by Booze

A smart woman needs a good man who knows how to throw ’em back.

Sarah Gavigan knows her way around two things: Nashville and noodles.

A Ramen Master Shares Her 6 Essential Nashville Spots

Otaku’s Sarah Gavigan reveals her favorite places to chow down, drink up and honky-tonk in Music City.

Charles Joly—in the World Class trenches.

Inside the Mind of Charles Joly, Diageo World Class Winner

All hail, Charles Joly! The beverage director of Chicago’s next-wave bar The Aviary just won the Diageo World Class Bartender of the Year competition in London, a feat akin to winning the Nobel Prize for bartending. He’s also the first [...]

Alba Huerta: Houston bartender extraordinaire

The Woman Behind Houston’s Booming Bar Scene

Alba Huerta’s new bar, Julep, is set to make H-Town even more of a drinking destination than it already is.

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