Author: Melissa Dowling

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Fortifying Your Beverage Program With Vermouth

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It’s an exciting time for the vermouth category, according to Naren Young, managing partner of Dante in New York. When he took over the 101-year-old Italian …

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Day At The Beach

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1 ½ oz. Coconut rum 1 oz. Amaretto 1 oz. Orange juice 3 oz. Pineapple juice Splash of grenadine Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice; …

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On-premise Alcohol Consumption Takes a Dip

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Despite a plethora of options across the beer, wine and spirits/cocktails categories, restaurant guests aren’t drinking as much alcohol these days. According to data from the …

Drink RecipesTequila Drinks

It’s So Easy

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1 ½ oz. Tequila Don Julio Blanco 3 oz. Ginger beer ¾ oz. Grapefruit juice ½ oz. Fresh lime juice ½ oz. Simple syrup 1 Sprig …

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Florida Operator Offering Pokémon Go-themed Shots

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Following the July 6 launch of the Pokémon Go app, many restaurants and bars have seen their locations turned into PokéStops and PokéGyms. Several have taken …

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7 Tips From Charles Joly For Improving Craft Cocktail Programs

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While cocktail bar competition has heated up, there is a lower barrier to entry for starting or improving a craft beverage program, according to mixologist Charles …

Drink RecipesGin Drinks

Goodness Rose

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2 oz. Caorunn gin 1 barspoon Raspberry jam 5 drops Rose water 3 drops Orange bitters 1 ¼ oz. Pink grapefruit juice Shake and strain with cubed …

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Loews Traveling Bar Hits The Road

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To salute the golden age of the cocktail, Loews Hotels in May launched a cross-country traveling bar. Constructed from an old elevator car, the Traveller Bar …

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Tea Thyme

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2 oz. Bulldog gin 1 ½ oz. Matcha tea ¾ oz. Thyme syrup ¾ oz. Lime juice Club soda Build in a tin with cube ice, …

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Kellan Lutz and Friends Fete Mumm Grand Cordon

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Actor Kellan Lutz, flanked by model Chanel Iman, television reporter Lauren Scala, actor Kellan Lutz and DJ/model Alexandria Richards, at the unveiling of Maison Mumm’s Mumm Grand …