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30Jun2015

Does Ice Really Make a Difference in Cocktails?

So, does the type of ice really make a difference in your cocktails? We asked our friends from IceMachinesPlus to help us out with this one. With their help, we also came up with a Summer Guide to Drink Ice! Ice to a bartender is like fire to a chef. It is vital for making good
  • 30 Jun, 2015
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03Jun2015

Master Mixologist – Matteo Zed Interview

  Matteo Zed has a lot going on right now. After winning the semi-finals in New York City, he is heading to London to compete in the Belvedere Vodka Martini Challenge. Belvedere is now the official vodka of the 24th James Bond movie ‘Spectre’ Starring Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Monica Bellucci and Ralph Fiennes. The
  • 3 Jun, 2015
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27May2015

New York City Breweries

UPDATED: May 28, 2015 Do you know New York City has a total of 22 physical breweries! The breakdown goes like this: 11 in Brooklyn, 8 in Queens, 5 in Manhattan, 2 in the Bronx, and one in Staten Island. With this handy list, you can visit all of them (or you can at least
  • 27 May, 2015
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01May2015

Avengers Cocktails – The Ultimate List!

  In honor of the new Avengers movie coming out this weekend, Avengers: Age of Ultron, we decided to come up with a great list of cocktails based on the stars of the upcoming flick. We wanted to include recipes that you won’t necessarily find in our 500 drink recipes guide. However, if and when you take
  • 1 May, 2015
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02Mar2015

80 Celebrities and their Favorite Cocktails

What do Jennifer Lawrence and Hulk Hogan have in common? They apparently both love Pina Coladas! We’ve scoured the internet on this one to find 80 LIVING celebrities and their favorite cocktails!Our Bartending School in NYC has taught people how to make all of these drinks, but you will need a little more than a Bartending
  • 2 Mar, 2015
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18Feb2015

Science Shows Red Wine Burns Fat!

A new study from Oregon State University found that drinking red wine or grape juice can help overweight people burn fat easier. The study found that a chemical found in grapes, called ellagic acid, helped to dramatically slow the growth of existing fat cells and the formation of new ones. It also boosted the metabolism
  • 18 Feb, 2015
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09Feb2015

Alcohol and Aphrodisiacs

Valentine’s Day is approaching and we know what is on everyone’s mind. We’ve decided to do some digging and figure out if cocktail ingredient will actually help you ignite the flame. Since the beginning of civilization men and women have linked food and spices to sex. Some links were made to sex because of the
  • 9 Feb, 2015
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