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BevX 2020: A Regal Movie Experience


In today’s streaming era, when Netflix and similar services offer consumers unprecedented at-home convenience, theaters must do more to draw people in. It’s no longer just …

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Pumpkin, Peach & Everything Beach


1 ½ oz. Absolute Elyx vodka1 ⅓ oz. Fresh pineapple juice1 ⅓ oz. Passion fruit juice⅓ oz. Homemade pumpkin syrup½ oz. Fresh lemon½ oz. Peach purée …

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Rogue Releases 2020 Rolling Thunder Imperial Stout, Stouted Whiskey


Rogue Ales has unveiled two new products for 2020, both from their Rolling Thunder line. Rolling Thunder products utilize Rogue’s Rolling Thunder Barrel Works cooperage. In …

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Smirnoff Seltzer Teams Up With The Bachelor


In a cross-industry coupling, Smirnoff Seltzer has partnered with The Bachelor, The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise to become the “Official Hard Seltzer of The Bachelor.” To kick off this new collaboration, Mike …

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Julia Momose and the Honey’d Coffee G&T


Julia Momose is owner and bar director of Kumiko in Chicago. I love a highball; a drink that appears simple at first, just spirit and mixer, …

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SC Oyster House Offers “Mini Bottle” Vodka Service


Charleston, SC-based Delaney Oyster House opened this past September with a beverage program highlighting innovative cocktails, craft beers and a wine list inspired by maritime-influenced climates …

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Pabst Brewing Unveils First Craft Beer, Seabird IPA


As more macro beer brands expand their portfolios in the age of craft, Pabst Brewing Company has announced the release of Seabird IPA. Made in the style of …

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Raising a Glass On Prohibition’s 100th Anniversary


It’s been 100 years since Prohibition took effect. On Jan. 17, 1920, the 18th Amendment to the United States Constitution outlawed on the production, importation, transportation …

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Old Forrester Single Barrel Program Adds 100 Proof, Barrel Strength


Customers who purchase full barrels from Old Forester will now have more options. The brand announced today an expansion of its single barrel program to include …

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Does Terroir Matter in Whiskey?


The term terroir is common in wine. Many consumers understand that the flavors and aromas of wine can reflect the grapes, soil and other terrain aspects from the …