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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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The 50-year-old blend was laid down in the 1960s.

Sandeman Cask 33: The Story of a Very Old Tawny Porto | Partner Tip

Sandeman celebrates 225 years with a singular cask.


What’s Healthier: Clear or Dark Spirits?

Vodka and whiskey are not the same in more ways than you think.

The brands you love have stories you wouldn’t believe.

6 Fascinating Things You Didn’t Know About Liquor Brands

The story behind the Bacardi logo, the odd truth of Wild Turkey and the world’s largest cognac company: The brands you love have stories you wouldn’t believe.

Schorschbräu’s Schorschbock 57, dubbed "the strongest beer in the world." Image: verema.com

6 of the Most Expensive Beers in the World

From Scotland to Australia to the United States, some beers can cost a seriously pretty penny.

Unlike Appalachian moonshine, rakija is distilled with fruit instead of corn mash.

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Balkan Moonshine

It goes by rakija and its fans say it can help cure all kinds of ailments.

Traditional copper pot stills at Belgium’s smallest active grain distillery.

Gin’s Brawny Cousin is 2015′s Next Big Drinking Thing

Get acquainted with gin’s hefty sibling, genever. It’s an ideal base for those winter cocktails.

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.

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

The 7 Essential New Wine Apps

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 [...]

Home Bar Tips

How to Start a Home Bar With Only Four Bottles

Looking to get into home cocktailing? Here’s how to capitalize on as few bottles as possible, with a little help from David and Lesley Jacobs Solmonson, authors of The 12 Bottle Bar.

Dennis Rodman's Bad Boy Vodka

6 Celebs You’d Never Imagine Would Have Their Own Booze Brand

These famous faces don’t just promote liquor brands, they own one.

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