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The Cocktail Glasses You Actually Need and What You Should Put in Them

Every squad has a preferred term for getting inebriated. To quote and then immediately regret quoting Eminem, “Get buzzed, get crunk, get drunk, get fuuuuucked up.” For my particular band of college pals, that phrase was always “Drinkin’ Outta Cups.” As in,“Hey Jack, we drinkin’ outta cups tonight?”Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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5 Signs You’re in a Good Cocktail Bar

Really good, expertly made cocktails can cost a pretty penny, and I’m okay with that. What I’m not okay with, however, is paying fifteen bucks for an over-shaken beverage garnished with sad, dried-out fruit. Any bar can claim to make “craft” cocktails, but how can you be sure you’re getting what you pay for?Read more… […]

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There Is Still No “Safe” Amount of Alcohol You Can Drink in Pregnancy

This week’s study on alcohol in pregnancy got spun both ways: light drinking is totally safe according to some some news stories, a definite no-no in others. Sorry, but this one’s a buzzkill. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: The Polarizing Pickletini

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. Today we are featuring a bracing and briny favorite of mine that I have been sipping on for years: the polarizing Pickletini.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Set Up Your Home Bar With the Equipment You Actually Need

In addition to basic motor skills and moderate self-control, making cocktails requires some concrete tools and a knowledge of why we use those tools the way we do. That’s why I, a bartender type, am here to help. This article is broken down into lists of stuff you need and don’t need, in varying degrees […]

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Popular Hack Used by Whisky Snobs Actually Works, Says Science

There are plenty of people who enjoy the warm sadness cowboy drink known as whiskey. While some might have a John Wayne instinct to drink it neat, the real aficionados know that adding a few drops of water to the drink can improve and expand its flavor profile. Now, in the great whiskey war of […]

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: The Classic, Boozy Vesper

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This weekend we’re going to be sipping on a classic cocktail that is, at its core, just a glass of clear, cold, alcohol: the Vesper martini.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: The Classic, Boozy Vesper

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This weekend we’re going to be sipping on a classic cocktail that is, at its core, just a glass of clear, cold, alcohol: the Vesper martini.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Ibiza tourism head seeks alcohol ban on flights to island

Those traveling to Ibiza may just have to settle for soda in the near future.As the Balearic island, a nightlife hub and dance music mecca, continues to attract tourists, authorities have moved forward in their design to block the sale of alcohol to those venturing to the Mediterranean hotspot.“We ask the central government and the […]

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: The Cold and Stiff High Sparrow

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re stirring up a stiff one in preparation for the season premier of a very stressful program: Game of Thrones.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: Strawberry Citrus Cooler

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re pairing summery strawberries with one of my favorite citrus liqueurs around: Pierre Ferrand Dry Orange Curaçao.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: Mango Rum Mimosa

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week I’m feeling a Bellini-inspired beverage that’s just a bit more tropical, a bit more booze-y, and bit more rum-y.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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