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Give Thanks with Indulgent Thanksgiving-Inspired Cocktails

Give Thanks with Indulgent Thanksgiving-Inspired Cocktails

November 26, 2013 0

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time for family and friends to come together and enjoy the bounty of a fantastic meal and great company that makes everyone thankful all year long. We usually find the

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Joe and Sarah Maiellano’s Homemade Gin Kit

Joe and Sarah Maiellano’s Homemade Gin Kit

November 24, 2013 0

Joe and Sarah Maiellano had an idea. They already made and enjoyed home made gin in their own home. But, they wanted to figure out a way to bring it to others. “I came

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SMOOTH & SLOW: CRUZAN AGED RUMS ARE POISED TO INSPIRE

SMOOTH & SLOW: CRUZAN AGED RUMS ARE POISED TO INSPIRE

November 23, 2013 0

This fall, Cruzan® Rum unveiled the Cruzan® Distiller’s Collection of super-premium, blended aged-to-perfection rums. The collection is comprised of Cruzan® Estate Diamond® Dark Rum, Cruzan® Estate Diamond® Light Rum, and Cruzan® Single Barrel Rum,

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Q and A with Grey Goose Global Brand Ambassador Joe McCanta

Q and A with Grey Goose Global Brand Ambassador Joe McCanta

November 16, 2013 0

Joe McCanta worked his way up to the position of Global Brand Ambassador for Grey Goose by learning as much as possible about the world of fine beverages. “I actually began my career in

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Chivas Royal Salute

Chivas Royal Salute

November 15, 2013 0

In the sultry hot summer weather of a late August evening, what better way to relieve your customary torpor than to attend a Scotch tasting?  OK, well, it wasn’t exactly the first thing that

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Vodka Shooter Set w/ Ash Caddy

Vodka Shooter Set w/ Ash Caddy

November 9, 2013 0

Serve your vodka in a way that will send a chill through your guests. These hand-crafted vodka shooters make a statement – You know good vodka. Simply pull the shooters from the freezer, pour

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Fee Brothers and Bitters

Fee Brothers and Bitters

October 14, 2013 0

If you look at the fine print of almost any cocktail recipe, you’ll see the ingredient known as “bitters”. Those not in the cocktail world may wonder why someone would want to add something

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CELEBRATE NATIONAL VODKA DAY WITH EFFEN® VODKA!

CELEBRATE NATIONAL VODKA DAY WITH EFFEN® VODKA!

October 4, 2013 0

This October, EFFEN® Vodka invites you to celebrate the 2013 holiday by crafting and sipping one its most beloved innovations – EFFEN® Vodka cocktails! Vodka, which means “water” in Russian, is one of the

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National Bourbon Heritage Month:  What’s in Your Old-Fashioned Glass?

National Bourbon Heritage Month: What’s in Your Old-Fashioned Glass?

September 27, 2013 0

very September since 2007,  following the US Senate declaration of  September as “National Bourbon Heritage Month”, bourbon lovers around the country have cheerfully raised a glass of their favorite libation to toast this momentous

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Laphroaig® Goes Live: Front Row Seats to the Most Celebrated Live Stream Whisky Tasting of the Year!

Laphroaig® Goes Live: Front Row Seats to the Most Celebrated Live Stream Whisky Tasting of the Year!

September 25, 2013 0

Laphroaig®, the world’s most richly flavored Scotch whisky, will broadcast its 7th annual Laphroaig® Live on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 8:00PM Eastern Time from Brooklyn, New York.  Whisky fans worldwide can visit www.laphroaig.com/live to see the

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