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How to Lose a Cocktail Competition December 01 2014

How to Lose a Cocktail Competition

Wine Enthusiast's Spirits Editor thought acing a cocktail competition would be easy. She was wrong.

11 Super-Smooth Blended Whiskeys December 01 2014

11 Super-Smooth Blended Whiskeys

Blends don't have to be boring.

Japan's Best Kept Secret: Shochu November 2014

Japan's Best Kept Secret: Shochu

Here’s your cheat sheet to the country's most-imbibed booze.

14 Value Spirits Under $25 November 2014

14 Value Spirits Under $25

These bottles deliver excellence without breaking the bank.

Top 20 Bitters November 2014

Top 20 Bitters

Here are the top 20 tinctures out there, the flavors each bottle boasts and the drinks they boost best.

13 Cream Liqueurs to Sip and Serve this Halloween October 2014

13 Cream Liqueurs to Sip and Serve this Halloween

These bottles get a bad rap, but some offer complex flavors, generating the same joyful enthusiasm once reserved for a prize Halloween candy haul.

A Look at Sea-Aged Liquor October 2014

A Look at Sea-Aged Liquor

Several distillers say the ocean helps them make better booze. We dive in to find out if the claim is founded or just another fish story.

Cosmos Are Cool Again October 2014

Cosmos Are Cool Again

Wave goodbye to your hang-ups over this classic cocktail.

A Grown-Up's Guide to Oktoberfest October 2014

A Grown-Up's Guide to Oktoberfest

Everything you need to know about this age-old celebration.

Top Apple Liquors for Fall October 2014

Top Apple Liquors for Fall

Apple-based spirits, from France’s Calvados to all-American applejack, make the ultimate autumnal sippers.

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