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You don’t always drink to get drunk. In fact, sometimes the alcohol doesn’t need to stand out as the most potent ingredient. There are dozens of reasons you might want to enjoy a low-key, low alcohol cocktail, but the main thing is that you feel relaxed without getting tipsy. Here are a few of our

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Friends, this one is going to get a little NSFW—that’s not safe for work; if you don’t know, now you know—right off the bat. Up to this point, either you or someone you know has probably been known to giggle or titter over a Sex on the Beach or a Slippery Nipple because, tee hee

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We have heard it said that an ounce of pretension is worth a pound of manure, but we do not agree. Certain occasions call for pretentious behavior, even if you’re doing nothing more than ordering a cleverly named cocktail to show off how witty or well-read you are. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite

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What happens when you aren’t in the mood for a potent cocktail? You don’t have to go without alcohol altogether, don’t worry—there’s no need to start drinking virgin versions of your favorite concoctions. All you need to do is to turn your attention to the wide, wonderful world of wine-based cocktails, which are far mellower

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Hipsters bring a lot of good to the world. They also bring awful, unnecessary things. They’re just kind of extra, especially when it comes to food and beverages. Meet a group of ten hipsters, and at least four of them will fancy themselves as mixologists. The results are … interesting. Unless you like to drink

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Spring break is coming. Where are you heading? Ft. Lauderdale, South Padre Island, Cancun … there are so many destinations, and they all have one thing in common: soon, a never-ending throng of college kids will descend upon them, and they’ll all be drinking something. In preparation, we’ve got the 411 on what all of

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The weather’s finally warming up, which means that restaurants, pubs, and neighborhood bars are busy. They’re pulling out their patio furniture, popping open their umbrellas, and preparing for the incoming rush of day drinking enthusiasts eager to booze up their sunny weekend afternoons. You and your friends are probably doing the same—uncovering the comfortable furniture

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Everybody has their own version of a hangover cure. Some folks believe in drinking lots of water before and after a night of drinking. Others swear by the curative powers of a greasy diner breakfast the next morning. Still others, however, believe in the “hair of the dog” approach. That is, they believe in curing

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If the idea of drinking a raw egg in your cocktail doesn’t please your palate, you’re not alone. The truth is that raw egg cocktails aren’t that bad, though. In fact, some of them are surprisingly delicious. It might put your mind at ease to know that the acid citrus juices included in most recipes

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Pokémon is one of the most popular games in the world. Instantly, whenever I think of Pokémon, it brings me back to my childhood, where I was running around catching them all. Thanks to the release of Pokémon Go, the craze is back – and this time, we get to enjoy the game as adults!

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If you’re a fan of fresh, farm-to-table food, then you’re certainly a fan of farm-to-table drinks, too, right? Often called farm-to-cocktail, this hot new craze involves using as many fresh, homemade ingredients as possible. Nothing bad about that, is there? There’s so much you can create yourself, and it tastes ten times better than anything

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Chartreuse is an intriguing, mysterious liqueur. Produced by monks—one of the oldest orders in the world, in fact—the liqueur, originally called “An Elixir of Long Life,” contains 130 plants, herbs, leaves, and roots, which the monks steep in an intense wine alcohol. There are two different types of Chartreuse: green, which is 55 percent, or

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