Tequila, Limes and a Night Full of Fun!

Tequila, Limes and a Night Full of Fun!

Feb 21, 2017

Margaritas are a staple for any good night out. So why not celebrate it fully on National Margarita day on February 22nd! This simple drink...

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4 Must-Make Cocktails on this Loveless Valentine's Day

4 Must-Make Cocktails on this Loveless Valentine's Day

Feb 13, 2017

’Tis the season to be together — happy, hopeful, and in love — and not alone in a very dark room, with your jade plant,...

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6 Need-to-Know Alcohol Laws in the British Isles

6 Need-to-Know Alcohol Laws in the British Isles

Nov 04, 2016

Nothing fits fall like chilly fog, warm drinks, and colorful trees. A trip to the British Isles is sure to curb your autumnal needs: beautiful...

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Exciting Fall-Flavored Brews for This Season

Exciting Fall-Flavored Brews for This Season

Sep 20, 2016

The advent of fall means pumpkin spice everything—and beers are no exception. However, there are many new and upcoming seasonal brews that are perfect for...

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The Best Ways to Use Up Your Leftover Wine

The Best Ways to Use Up Your Leftover Wine

Aug 25, 2016

Warm days and nights make summer the perfect time to relax with a chilled glass of wine. Crisp whites and light, smooth reds are always...

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The Daring and Dangerous World of Prohibition Rum Running

The Daring and Dangerous World of Prohibition Rum Running

Aug 17, 2016

Summer is one of the best times to cut loose and enjoy a drink (or two). However, Americans weren’t always able to enjoy this particular...

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How to Cure Hangovers with the Hair of the Dog

How to Cure Hangovers with the Hair of the Dog

Aug 11, 2016

As a general rule of adulthood, hangovers happen. And there are many ways to cure them--from smoothies and raw juices, to greasy diner food. But...

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Surviving a Summer Brewfest

Surviving a Summer Brewfest

Aug 09, 2016

Whether you are a beer aficionado, a newbie to the craft brew phenomena, or somewhere in between, summer brewfests are upon us across the country....

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Your Guide to the 2016 Oregon Brewers Festival

Your Guide to the 2016 Oregon Brewers Festival

Jul 20, 2016

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8 of the Best Shandies to Enjoy This Summer

8 of the Best Shandies to Enjoy This Summer

Jul 19, 2016

Summer shandies, as the name suggests, are the perfect beer for the summer season: light, refreshing, and delicious. But what are they, exactly, and where...

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How to make your summer awesome with international lawn games!

How to make your summer awesome with international lawn games!

Jul 14, 2016

If you’re looking for something fun to do this summer, look no further than your front lawn. I’m not talking how mowing or pulling up...

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Celebrate St. Arnold: Patron Saint of Beer

Celebrate St. Arnold: Patron Saint of Beer

Jul 12, 2016

It’s a well-known fact that Catholicism has a patron saint for everything: there’s a patron saint for beekeepers, another for clowns, and yet another for STDs. But the...

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Put a Pin in America's Best Beer Festivals This July!

Put a Pin in America's Best Beer Festivals This July!

Jul 01, 2016

Well, summer is definitely upon us. It’s easy to tell even without looking at a weather report. How? By seeing how many beer festivals are...

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4 Stunning Techniques for the Ultimate Independence Day

4 Stunning Techniques for the Ultimate Independence Day

Jun 30, 2016

The Fourth of July is a pretty easy holiday. It’s summer, people are laid back, fireworks provide automatic entertainment—you don’t really have to do much...

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3 Delightful Ways to Booze-Up Your Dessert

3 Delightful Ways to Booze-Up Your Dessert

Jun 21, 2016

What could be better than ice cream or booze on their own? Ice cream and booze together, of course! Now that summer is upon us,...

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Take a Look at the Newest Liquor Laws in America

Take a Look at the Newest Liquor Laws in America

Jun 19, 2016

A lot has happened in the American beer, wine, and spirits world since we last took a look at the country’s changing liquor laws. As...

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How to Celebrate National and World Gin Days

How to Celebrate National and World Gin Days

Jun 07, 2016

It appears that June 11th is the time to drink your Gin. National Gin Day falls on June 11th this year, as does World Gin...

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Bartender Spotlight: Jasper Adams on Beer City's Cocktail Scene

Bartender Spotlight: Jasper Adams on Beer City's Cocktail Scene

Jun 02, 2016

Despite its title as “Beer City, USA,” Asheville, North Carolina is more than just a craft beer destination. The Southern city celebrated “Asheville Cocktail Week”...

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4 Fabulous Ways to Celebrate National Moonshine Day

4 Fabulous Ways to Celebrate National Moonshine Day

Jun 02, 2016

Believe it or not, June 5th is National Moonshine day, and we couldn’t very well pass by the chance to properly observe a seriously American...

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History of the Portland Rum Riot: A Spirit Worth Rioting over

History of the Portland Rum Riot: A Spirit Worth Rioting over

May 31, 2016

On June 2nd, 1855 the working class residents of Portland, Maine discovered their teetotaling mayor Neal Dow was storing $1600 worth of rum inside City...

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Your Roadmap To Never-Ending Craft Beer Weeks

Your Roadmap To Never-Ending Craft Beer Weeks

May 26, 2016

American Craft Beer Week may be over, but don’t despair! The fun is never over, because craft beer week celebrations happen throughout the year all...

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Of Sabers and Pairings: The Eclectic Wine Scene of Portland, Oregon

Of Sabers and Pairings: The Eclectic Wine Scene of Portland, Oregon

May 24, 2016

At the recent launch party for Matt Wagner’s Tall Trees of Paris at Gigantic Brewing (a great success, by the way!) we were honored by...

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A Brief History of Wine in America

A Brief History of Wine in America

May 24, 2016

May 25th is American Wine day and we’ve been thinking a lot about how we got to be a nation of wine drinkers again. In...

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Booze Laws Roundup

Booze Laws Roundup

May 19, 2016

The 2016 legislative sessions saw no shortage of booze-related bills introduced to the House and Senate. Although not all of the bills make it through,...

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