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Cocktail Talk with Andrew Noye

01.26.11 by  

Cocktail Talk with Andrew Noye

We gave the Blackberry Farm mixologist a topic — apples aren’t just for cobblers anymore — and asked him to discuss. Part 4 of a 5-part mixology series on using Mother Nature’s finest more innovatively. Go ahead, read amongst yourselves.

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Found: New Balance

01.24.11 by  

Found: New Balance

Add bittering agents to your cocktails for a new twist on balance.

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New York-Inspired Wedding Day Cocktails

01.10.11 by  

New York-Inspired Wedding Day Cocktails

Meet Sasha Petraske, the mixologist credited with the resurgence of the speakeasy menu. He shares two recipes for his-and-hers (much-needed) matrimonial drinks. Cue the Proud Mary, this reception will rock.

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The Smoke-Filled Cocktail: One Big Mouthful of WTF.

01.08.11 by  

The Smoke-Filled Cocktail: One Big Mouthful of WTF.

Meet the latest mixology trend: infusing spirits with a cozy, campfire taste and scent. At first, a mindblow—now we’re hooked. Let Junior Merino’s tricks transform your happy hour into the first space in your hood to serve a scorch in every sip.

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The Violet Hour Mantra: Fill it to the Rim with Pimm’s

01.07.11 by  

The Violet Hour Mantra: Fill it to the Rim with Pimm’s

When a mix-master of cool champions a cocktail — even one with a seemingly suspect hip factor — we listen. Toby Maloney, the genius tending Chicago’s most stylish mixology den, tells us why he’s single-handedly spurring the rebirth of Pimm’s, one cup at a time. Count us in.

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Marrakesh Xanadu: Oxymoron or the Best Martini You Ever Laid Your Lips On?

01.05.11 by  

Marrakesh Xanadu: Oxymoron or the Best Martini You Ever Laid Your Lips On?

We took inspiration from this royally dry city to create a cocktail so refreshing, it’s worth risking eternal damnation.

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Cheers to the Master of Malt

01.04.11 by  

Cheers to the Master of Malt

Whiskey charmer Ben Ellefsen schools us in his signature cocktail, off-the-radar rums and a once-in-a-lifetime flight experience. Ben, we wish you were our big brother.

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Customize Your Bachelorette Party Cocktails

01.01.11 by  

Customize Your Bachelorette Party Cocktails

Give the gal getting hitched a proper send-off with drinks as naughty or nice as she is. These Las Vegas-approved recipes from The Modern Mixologist will have her grateful no vows have been exchanged. Garnish with strippers and boas.

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Cougar Punches (They Still Got It)

12.19.10 by  

Cougar Punches (They Still Got It)

Some things are just more delicious with age. These veteran cocktails may have been around the block, but they still turn taste buds.

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Weekend Whiskey Toddies

12.18.10 by  

Weekend Whiskey Toddies

Shopping, football, snowbound Saturday nights, we’ve hunted down a hot cocktail to match your most important engagements.

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