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12Dec2014

Top 5 bars to get a Martini in NYC

“Vodka martini. Shaken, not stirred.” Probably one of the most famous lines in cinema. The martini is probably the most famous drink in the world as well. Turns out we’ve got some of the top bars to grab a martini in the world right here in NYC. In honor of our Drink of the Week,
  • 12 Dec, 2014
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09Dec2014

Drink of the Week: The Martini

This week’s drink is the martini. Easily the most famous cocktail of all time. It is also probably the easiest to make. Vodka (or gin) with a splash of dry vermouth, then garnish with an olive. (Or substitute the olive with an onion and you’ve got yourself a Gibson). There’s dirty, there’s French, or there’s dry. Anyway
  • 9 Dec, 2014
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08Dec2014

Top NYC Bars to follow on Twitter

Do you like to know when all the Happy Hours are happening? We’ve put together a comprehensive list of the top cocktail bars in NYC who are active on Twitter. These bars like to tweet about special deals, happy hours, seasonal beers on tap, and new cocktails. Following these users will really let you keep
  • 8 Dec, 2014
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01Dec2014

Drink of the Week- Margarita

The holiday season is officially here… which means it is already getting cold in New York City. So, we thought we’d warm things up with the a drink that reminds us of tropical islands and warmer weather. This week’s drink is the margarita. While the origins are again unknown, most stories cite its beginnings in
  • 1 Dec, 2014
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25Nov2014

Thanksgiving Dinner – made from Cocktails

Thanksgiving is a time where everyone gets together with family to drink and eat until they can’t drink and eat any longer. What if we were able to combine the drinking and eating? Remember that scene in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory where Violet Beauregarde tastes the ‘Three-Course Meal Gum”? This is essentially what we are going
  • 25 Nov, 2014
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24Nov2014

Drink of the Week: Bloody Mary

Thanksgiving is coming up fast, which means lots of family, eating, football, and for some, lots of all day drinking. If you are going down that road this week, chances are you will stumble across the most famous of breakfast cocktails, the Bloody Mary. Like all of our drinks of the week, this one has
  • 24 Nov, 2014
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17Nov2014

Drink of the Week: Negroni

Much like our previous Drink of the Week, The Manhattan, the origins of the Negroni are unknown. There are two main stories floating around, however. The first, according to the New York Times is that back in 1919, a man named Count Negroni came up with the drink at a cafe in Florence, Italy. The other is that a General
  • 17 Nov, 2014
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13Nov2014

25 Ways to Make a Manhattan

As you know, our Drink of the Week is the Manhattan. We’ve scoured the internet for this list and put together the top 25 ways to make a Manhattan. Please drink responsibly. There are definitely other ways to create the famous cocktail, but these are the ones we think are best. Here we go… 1. Standard
  • 13 Nov, 2014
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10Nov2014

Drink of the Week: The Manhattan

Welcome to one of the most established drinks in the book. The Manhattan is aptly named after the New York City borough of its origin. It is said that this drink was created in the 1870s at the Manhattan Club in New York City for Winston Churchill’s mother! Although, according to liquor.com, the Manhattan was actually
  • 10 Nov, 2014
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