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Expert Tips for Using Ice

Why that little cube (or sphere, or pellet, or fleck) matters.

Japan's Best Kept Secret: Shochu

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

14 Value Spirits Under $25

These bottles deliver excellence without breaking the bank.

Top 20 Bitters

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

5 Unusual Vodkas

In honor of National Vodka Day on Oct. 4, we've rounded up five must-buy bottlings that are unusual and delicious.

8 Top-Rated Cognacs

There has never been a better time to explore Cognac.

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

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

A Grown-Up's Guide to Oktoberfest

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

Top Apple Liquors for Fall

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

What to Drink at the US Open

No, we’re not suggesting Gatorade. After all, you’ll be observing the matches, not playing in them.

Fall’s 5 Craziest Cocktail Trends

Wine Enthusiast uncovers the season’s most fascinating new sips.

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5 Wicked Witch Cocktails

5 Wicked Witch Cocktails

This Halloween, mix up these potions.
7 American IPA Superstars

7 American IPA Superstars

As brewers experiment with innovative hop varieties, these beers take on exciting new flavor profiles.
Japan's Best Kept Secret: Shochu

Japan's Best Kept Secret: Shochu

Here’s your cheat sheet to the country's most-imbibed booze.
14 Value Spirits Under $25

14 Value Spirits Under $25

These bottles deliver excellence without breaking the bank.
6 Killer Drinks for Your Walking Dead Premiere Party

6 Killer Drinks for Your Walking Dead Premiere Party

Unlike zombies, human beings crave cocktails.
New Bar Classics: The Penicillin

New Bar Classics: The Penicillin

Here's the original recipe for the stiff, smoky drink that now dots cocktail menus all over the globe.

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