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FOU-DRÉ Vodka: The Original “Over Ice” Experience

FOU-DRÉ Vodka: The Original “Over Ice” Experience

October 17, 2014 1

n exceptional brand amongst traditional ultra-premium vodkas, FOU-DRÉ—a boutique vodka—has quickly risen to the coveted ranks of “top shelf.” Infused with pomegranate, ginger, kiwi, lime and lychee, you’ve never tasted anything like it. And,

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A Look at Chinaco Tequila from Tamaulipas, Mexico

A Look at Chinaco Tequila from Tamaulipas, Mexico

September 4, 2014 0

Many assume that tequila can only be made in the area surrounding the city of Tequila in Mexico. While this was the case for some time, eventually other regions in Mexico were added to

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Monkey Rum Adventure Quest New York City July 17th-19th

Monkey Rum Adventure Quest New York City July 17th-19th

July 11, 2014 0

Zane Lamprey and Steve Mckenna will be heading to New York July 17th-19th to celebrate the New York City release of Monkey Rum. This will be the first time that Monkey Rum has become

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The Art of Making Arta Tequila

The Art of Making Arta Tequila

June 23, 2014 0

Demurely lurking behind the scenes of the national tequila craze, Arta Tequila of Colorado is finally ready to make an international splash. This small batch, hand-bottled tequila has been Colorado run since 2011 and

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WhiskyLive 2014 NYC

WhiskyLive 2014 NYC

June 20, 2014 0

After missing last year’s event, I was fortunate to return this year to New York City’s annual springtime whisky celebration, WhiskyLive, held at The Chelsea Piers. As the popularity of the brown spirit seems

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Drinking Culture in Iceland: Cocktails, Beer and Brennivin.

Drinking Culture in Iceland: Cocktails, Beer and Brennivin.

June 19, 2014 0

Iceland has a very interesting drinking history. Much like the US, Iceland had its own alcohol prohibition. Iceland’s began in 1915 and remained fully intact until 1935 when spirits and wines were legalized. For

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CELEBRATE DAD WITH PREMIUM OFFERINGS

CELEBRATE DAD WITH PREMIUM OFFERINGS

June 9, 2014 0

ith Father’s Day is right around the corner, there’s no better way to celebrate dad than with the gift of super premium scotch, bourbon, or Irish Whiskey. These gifts are guaranteed to be appreciated—and

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Bacardi 8 Makes Big Splash at 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards

Bacardi 8 Makes Big Splash at 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards

June 5, 2014 0

n May 5th, the 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards honored the best and the brightest of the nation’s food industry. Dubbed “the Oscars of the food world,” by Time magazine, the Awards celebrate outstanding

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Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America with Zane Lamprey

Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America with Zane Lamprey

May 20, 2014 0

I recently spent a few days at the 71st annual Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America convention in Las Vegas. While the name might make it sound stuffy, and there are certainly plenty of

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Martin Miller’s Gin

Martin Miller’s Gin

April 12, 2014 0

Martin Miller’s Gin was founded in 1999 by gin connoisseur Martin Miller and his friends David Bromige and Andreas Versteegh.  Their goal was to find a way to bridge the gap between gin enthusiasts

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