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10 great scotches that cost less than your tee time - Golf Digest

It's time to get into scotch. Here's 10 incredible whiskies that will help you do do it without breaking the bank.

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7 Surprising Uses for Tequila

Mexico’s patron spirit is good for more than just one hell of a hangover.

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From Test Tube to Tavern: London Craft Brewery Uses DNA Testing to Create Bespoke Beer | Mental Floss

Customers pay nearly $31,000 to create a beer that appeals to their individual flavor profile.

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10 cocktails every cocktail geek needs to know how to make

From Scotch to Mulled Wine, there is a tasty cocktail to suit every taste. Check out the ten essential cocktails you need to create!

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The ‘Mad Men’ era of drinking is upon us - The Washington Post

Don Draper would approve. If it seems like everyone at the bar these days is trading in beer for bourbon, it's not just in your imagination.

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Watch Nick Offerman Silently Stare and Drink Whisky for 45 Minutes | Mental Floss

As a part of his ongoing collaboration with the global alcohol company Diageo, comedian and author Nick Offerman has appeared in several YouTube videos for a channel called "My Tales of Whisky Official." From shooting a music video, to reading poetry at The Oban Distillery in Scotland, Offerman uses his signature dry sense of humor and deadpan facial expression to promote the labels that Diageo imports.

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2 Classic Cocktail Recipes That Can Actually *Prevent* a Hangover | Brit + Co

Drink without the headache.

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Alcohol to blame for Australians funny accents: expert | New York Post

Aussies with funny accents should blame it on the Foster’s, says a Melbourne-based language expert. Dean Frenkel, of Victoria University, believes the quirky Australian dialect stems from early settlers’ booze-filled conversations. “The Australian a

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9 Dirty Tricks Bartenders Use to Take More of Your Money

Yes, your Belvedere is very often Smirnoff...

We’d like to start by saying, we love bartenders. Seriously. The VAST majority of them are hard-working, honest people who only "steal" when they’re giving you, their longtime regular, a shot on the house. But like any profession, there are some bad seeds.

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The 21 Most Secret Bars in America

Ever since nightlife pros discovered people would pay $15 for a drink so long as they passed through a bookcase or backdoor first, the term "speakeasy" has become utterly meaningless. You don't even need to bother with the elaborate entrances anymore! Just turn down the lights, put a gin cocktail on the menu, and suddenly, you're a secret Prohibition bar.

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5 Budget Whiskeys to Buy Dad (And Recipes to Make Them Taste Great)

If you’re anything like me, you may be struggling to find a last-minute present for your dad. Father's Day is coming up on Sunday, and if your dad’s a bourbon lover, we can help.

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How to Make the World's Best Mint Julep for Derby Day: The Daily Details: Blog : Details

Chris McMillian is a hands-on cocktail historian who probably knows about as much about the mint julep as anyone who's ever muddled mint or crushed ice. Which is good, as McMillan generally makes dozens of them daily as head bartender at Kingfish in New Orleans, where they are a house specialty.

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Underrated Cocktail Cities in America - New Cocktail Scenes

When you think of craft cocktails, one of the first things that comes to mind are the hallowed temples from which their complex amaro'd flavors spew forth. Most folks still direct their prayers towards the mixology mecca of NYC, but now that there's a stereotypically fancy cocktail bar in every city, the city that never sleeps isn't the only place to go for a mezcal-fueled twist on a Negroni with an ice cube the size of a Big Apple.

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Drinking With 'Mad Men': Cocktail Culture And The Myth Of Don Draper : The Salt : NPR

The culture of retro cocktails that the show helped reignite is intriguing, considering how much of Mad Men is actually about excessive — even abusive — drinking.

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America drinks just as much as it did in the Mad Men era

Mad Men can make the 1960s seem like a non-stop booze-fest. Do not be fooled.

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7 Classic Cocktails Every Sophisticated Girl Should Know

You walk into a bar, go up to the bartender, and...draw a blank. So many bottles, so many options, but what do you want?!? *Definitely* not that Malibu and pineapple juice you've been falling back on since 2001. No, you want these:

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How to Build the Perfect Bar Cart

Whether you like things shaken or stirred. Blame it on our Mad Men-induced nostalgia, but second only to meeting Don Draper for a dirty martini at a New York City members-only bar, crafting our own bar cart seems like the coolest way to be a part of the show's bygone eras—and save on those sneaky, eye-watering bar tabs.

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Some Genius Created a Flask Disguised as a Fake Baby

You know what's cool? Flasks. And you know what else is cool? Babies. So one mad scientist decided to put this natural pairing together to make Cool Baby, a prosthetic progeny that secretly doubles as a boozy bottle and bears a surprising resemblance to the baby Zach Galifianakis carts around in The Hangover.

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The Best New Breweries in America - Best American Breweries 2014

2014 was one of the biggest years in American beer history. Breweries opened at a rate of 1.5 per day and over 4,500 licenses were issued. As of last June, over 3,000 breweries were operating in the US, which means we have the most options for top-quality American brews for the first time since...

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10 Bourbons You Can Afford to Drink Every. Single. Day.

They're all under $40. Some are under $20. If you could afford to drink very good bourbon every day, your life would be as amazing as Leonardo DiCaprio's, except instead of cruising around on boats full of models, you'd be drinking very good bourbon -- and other men would admire you instead of hating you. Here's the fun part...

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What Your Drink Says About You - Cocktail Drinkers Personality

Go shave your face, Scotch guy.

Like it or not, the drink you order when you go to a bar tells a lot about you. So, after years of exhaustive research going to bars and staring at people and judging them, we've compiled this shorthand list detailing traits most commonly associated with certain drinks. Be afraid, mojito-drinker. Be very afraid.

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Cutty Sark's Prohibition Scotch Is The Greatest Thing Since The End of Prohibition

Prohibition Edition is the alcoholic equivalent to Rosie Perez or Niles from Frasier.

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The World's Best Sommelier Has 8 Tips for Drinking Fantastic Wine

The Eat Like a Man blog from Esquire features daily food for men news, guy food recipes, drink recipes, top chef interviews and much more on man food.

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4 cocktails made from hangover cures

An Alka-Seltzer walks into a bar...

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What Happened to Drinking Before Noon? - Esquire

Last month I acted as official witness for two friends as they got their marriage license. Afterward, she went to work while he asked if I'd like to celebrate with a drink.

It was 10 A.M. on a Tuesday.

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Build an Epic Holiday Eggnog Bar Because You Can and Should

Commence holiday dairy overload with an all-purpose eggnog recipe, plus a festive ’nog bar that lets your party guests personalize their punch cups.

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‘Stodgy’ scotch on the rocks as Mad Men turns the young on to bourbon | Life and style | The Guardian

British brand recruits David Beckham to take on foreign rivals, such as Sinatra’s beloved Jack Daniel’s

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Best New Bars In America - Tiki Tolteca, NoMad Bar, Parliament

Sit back and relax with something spirituous and strong, and drink in our favorite new bars of 2014.

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Making your own cocktails on a plane -- How to mix your own drinks at 36,000 feet

By packing miniature bottles of alcohol and other ingredients, you could mix your own drinks on a plane.

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Perfect beer for every NBA team!

The new NBA season is underway! And with the NBA's mandatory policy of a foul being called every 15 seconds, you'll have plenty of time during the game to get up and grab another beer. But which beer?

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The Best of History’s Rum Cocktails Brought to Life | Liquor.com

Every good rum cocktail had to start somewhere. Now, it’s time to take each of them into the 21st century.

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The 21 best dive bars in America

Every place on here is totally okay with you wearing THOSE pants. It's fine.

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A truck with 44,000 pounds of Miller High Life beer is stolen and one man breaks down in tears | EpicTimes

A semi driver whose truck and cargo of 44,000 pounds of Miller High Life beer were stolen broke down in tears while telling how he was robbed and left stranded in Orlando, Florida. While a lot of guys might be crying over the stolen beer, you have t

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Map: The Most Popular Cocktail In Every State

What's the most popular cocktail in your state? This map has the answer.

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You KNOW you wondered. How Is Whiskey Produced?

Often considered to be the great American spirit, whiskey in all its forms is also a wonderful introduction to distillation science.

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10 Best Bottles of Bourbon in the World

These are 10 of the best bottles of bourbon in the world as determined by the International Wine & Spirit Competition for the best bourbon category.

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The 10 Most Storied Bars in America!

Every bar has stories, but by virtue of age, ownership, or just plain oddness, some have way more than others. We rounded up 10 that really fit that bill, thanks to playing host to everything from Teddy Roosevelt’s recruitment of the Rough Riders, to George Steinbrenner’s recruitment of Billy Martin, to the recruitment of… an assassin?

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8 cocktails that changed the world… of cocktails

When you're sitting in a bar, drinking a Negroni or a Martini or some Midori mixed with grenadine and Jolt cola, you likely don't think about what got that drink in your hand in the first place, do you? DO YOU?!?! Well, luckily we do, which is why we asked our longtime contributor/master mixologist Nick Bennett to look back at the eight drinks that have most impacted the world of cocktails (for better or worse) over the past 200 years:

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How to Make a Tom Collins Cocktail

The best thing to drink when the weather turns warm, and how to make it at home.

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If you want to ruin the taste of beer, pour it into a cold glass

Put the freezer-burned mug down and step away from the beer.

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New York commuter train retires bar cars famous for 'Mad Men vibe'

Metro-North trains linking Manhattan and Connecticut will lose 'rolling taverns' in which riders drank and heard live music

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What Does The End Of 'Mad Men' Mean To Cocktail Culture?

It's interesting to look back and see just how much this show has influenced the landscape of cocktail culture....

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The Official Mad Men Cocktail Guide!

You know you want that pre, post, mid Mad Men viewing drink! Mixing instructions for concoctions that will have you drinking like a Mad Man!

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