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An Excuse To Drink – January 13, 1934: Happy 80th Rip Taylor

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Today we celebrate the 80th birthday of the “King of Confetti”, Charles Elmer “Rip” Taylor, Jr., who was born on this date in Washington D.C. back in 1934.The son ofa musician and waitress, Taylor served in the Korean War before going onto fame in such shows as The ...

What your favorite drink says about your politics, in one chart

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Former Mississippi governor and uber-Republican Haley Barbour loves bourbon. Franklin Roosevelt mixed martinis. And, as it turns out, those two partisans have something in common with their base voters: Consumer data suggests Democrats prefer clear spirits, while Republicans like their brown liquor.Democratic drinkers are more likely to sip ...

The Truth About Wine Sealed with Cork Versus a Screw Cap

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Myth says a bottle of wine sealed with a screw cap is inferior to one stopped with a cork. The truth? Unless you plan to age your bottle for decades, the only thing a cork guarantees is a one-in-twelve chance of your bottle being, well, “corked.” It also ...

How to open a bottle of wine - without a corkscrew - Mirabeau Wine

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Have you ever been in the situation where you’d like to open a bottle of wine but you can’t get hold of a corkscrew for love nor money?Well I have and I always used to try to force the cork INTO the bottle. Until I picked up this ...

Timberlake, Diddy Throw Down in Artisanal Tequila Battle

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A battle is brewing south of the border care of two musicians-turned-moguls, who have just announced ventures with leading global liquor houses to co-create high-end tequila brands.Justin Timberlake, who founded his own tequila line called 901 (for the area code of his hometown, Memphis) in 2009, will team ...

Vintage Slang Terms For Being Drunk Are Hilarious A Century Later

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You're right. But they did occasionally drink enough beer, wine and liquor to get loaded, topheavy, boryeyed, moory and podgy. All are listed in an amazing sidebar of synonyms for "drunk" published in the St. Louis Republic on June 30, 1901. I happened upon it while trawling through ...

Chart: The Family Tree of Bourbon Whiskey

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November 13, 2013 A few words on how to read this chart... This chart shows the major distilleries operating in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Indiana, group horizontally by corporate owner, then subdivided by distillery. Each tree shows the type of whiskey made, and the various expressions of each style ...

Old Ironsides Fall Cocktail | Rum Cocktails | The Intoxicologist

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Old Ironsides is a terrific fall cocktail choice with its warming tones and dark luscious flavor. Spiced rum, Heering Cherry Liqueur, Cynar Artichoke Aperitif. Recipe credit: Sean Kenyon of Williams & Graham in Denver. Photo credit: Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist. www.intoxicologist.netOld Ironsides is a terrific fall cocktail ...

Orange Wine: Perfect for the Season, and Sexy as Hell

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David GladstoneDan Farr surrounded by orange wine What happens when you pair red winemaking techniques with white wine grapes? Orange wine. In colors ranging from light gold to amber pumpkin, it's the perfect way to toast the fall season. Even better, orange wine can pair with anything from ...

Mike Buhen Sr. of the Legendary Tiki Ti

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Welcome to a Cocktail Week 2013 edition of Lifers, a feature in which Eater interviews the men and women who have worked in the restaurant and bar industry for the better part of their lives, sharing their stories and more.Elizabeth Daniels 10/13Tiki Ti opened in 1961 by a ...
 

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