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Innis and Gunn Banks on Barrel-Aged Beer

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The next step in the evolution of the American beer palate is anyone’s best guess. But Innis & Gunn Founder and Master Brewer Dougal Sharp has a hunch. “I think American …

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Scenes From The Nightclub & Bar Show

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I spent a few days last week at the 30th annual Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show in Las Vegas. You always expect this conference …

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Taking a Blood Oath

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American Whiskey in Manhattan was the apt location last night for the launch of Blood Oath — Luxco’s new hand-bottled Kentucky straight bourbon Whiskey. In the weeks before I attended …

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Big Love for Polygamy Porter Package

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A six-pack of Polygamy Nitro Porter, a new release from Salt Lake City, UT-based Wasatch Brewery, arrived at Cheers headquarters last week. “Meet the sister-wife of …

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An Evening of Scotch Whisky Pairings

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Unlike wine, whisky is not to be swirled before sniffed. That agitates the alcohol, and overpowers the subtler aromas. Rather, you should rotate the glass to …

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A Blog about Glogg

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It’s been very cold in New England for weeks now, so last night seemed like the perfect time to open up a bottle of Glogg (a …

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Brockmans Bets On Botanicals and Berries

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Gin as a spirit category “has come back from the dead more times than Dracula,” according to David McNicoll, New York market manager for Brockmans gin. …

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Craft and Tourism at Privateer

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The tourism aspect of craft is booming. To that end, I recently visited Privateer, a premium rum-maker in Ipswich, Massachusetts. The company plans to expand from …

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Mumm’s The Word For Chinese New Year Feast

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With the Chinese New Year starting on Feb. 19, people all over the world are gearing up to celebrate and most likely pop some corks. To …

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Craft beers in Connecticut

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It’s a good time to be a beer drinker. No matter where you live, there now seems to be a nearby craft-beer bar or brewery, or …