The World's Biggest Bartending Competition Is About More Than Gimmicks and Garnishes
“It's not just about liquor—it’s about really putting your emotions in what you believe in and what you stand for.”
Dan Q. Dao
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Booze Brands Are Making Low-Alcohol Drinks So Millennials Won't Embarrass Themselves
Young people want to get drunk without ending up a casualty of their friends' Instagram stories.
DJ Khaled's Vodka-Spiked Cereal on Snapchat May Have Violated Federal Laws
We thought you said not to play yourself!!!
Manila's Best Cocktails Are Made With the Help of Shamans
Kalel Demetrio is basically a mad scientist—his fermentation cocktail lab is packed with hundreds of vials and beakers full of boozy experiments.
This Ancient Mayan Ceremonial Liquor Is Finding Its Way to a Bar Near You
Pox, a moonshine-like liquor used for Tzotzil Maya ceremonies for centuries, is finally making commercial inroads. Why now?
A Short History of 'a Beer and a Shot'
No one knows when the boilermaker was invented, but it's on a serious upswing in Dublin right now.
How Angostura Bitters Became a Cocktail Staple
The bitters' strange journey from the Venezuelan army, to the island of Trinidad, to your Manhattan.
Natalie B. Compton
Friends Don't Let Friends Burn Absinthe
Marc Bernhard, a craft absinthe distiller based in Washington, knowns damn well that the green fairy won't make you hallucinate, and he rails against the popular practice in some bars of lighting the sugar cube on fire.
Navigating the Craft Cocktail World As a Trans Bartender
The best service you give ends up happening after you stop giving a bunch of fucks.
The Untold Story of Harlem's 'Whiskey Rebellion,' the Civil Rights Campaign for Black Liquor Salesmen
The fight against 'Jim Crow jobs' took blood, sweat, tears, and boycotts.
Cynthia R. Greenlee
We Asked People What They Ate After Getting Dumped
Red wine totally counts as food.
Emma van den Berg
What It’s Like as a Waitress to Watch Your Messy Valentine’s Day Tinder Date
Valentine’s Day is the same in every restaurant I’ve worked at but a couple of years ago, I watched one customer accidentally arrange two Tinder dates for the same night.
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