Art of Mixology — Informational

An In-Depth Look At The Drinking Culture In The United States

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An In-Depth Look At The Drinking Culture In The United States

Alcohol plays a huge role in the overall culture in the US. While it’s a dangerous substance when abused, it also has a positive side – a little alcohol can strengthen social ties and boost confidence. Hence it’s socially acceptable in many circles.  Adults across the nation bring different types of alcoholic beverages over when visiting their friends or relatives. Liquors or related items like beer mugs and whiskey glasses are given as gifts during occasions like weddings. You can never go wrong with the best wine club gift cards as a bridal shower, birthday, anniversary, or Christmas gift. Why...

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Keto Alcohol Swaps That Will Help You Stick To Your Low-Carb Diet

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Keto Alcohol Swaps That Will Help You Stick To Your Low-Carb Diet

Table of Contents Regular Beer to Light Beer Liqueurs to Pure Spirits Sweet Wines to Dry Wines Keto-Friendly Cocktails So you like alcohol but want to stick to the keto diet? Don't worry! If you pick healthier choices, you can still enjoy the occasional drinks or cocktails. Here are some alcohol swaps that can help you maintain your keto lifestyle guilt-free! Regular Beer to Light Beer This is among the most accessible and heavily-consumed alcoholic beverages around the world. However, when it comes to the keto diet and low-carb options, beer is one to be avoided.  A regular beer can...

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What The Hell Is Amaro? A Spirit Profile For The Brave And Curious

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What The Hell Is Amaro? A Spirit Profile For The Brave And Curious

When I was twenty years old, I got a job as a back waiter in a swanky new restaurant and cocktail bar in my city. When applying for the job, I remember reading the cocktail menu and not understanding a single word.  Once I got hired, I finally had the opportunity to march up to a bartender and ask a word from her menu that had been stuck in my head for weeks: “What the hell is amaro?”  Maybe this is a question you’ve asked yourself as well, reading through the menu at your favorite cocktail bar or wandering the...

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How Absinthe Is Made: A Guide To The Green Fairy

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How Absinthe Is Made: A Guide To The Green Fairy

Table of Contents What is Absinthe? What is Absinthe Made of? How is Absinthe Made? How to Make your Own Absinthe at Home The History of Absinthe and Why Was it Banned in the First Place Ever wanted to taste a drink that has an extra punch? If yes, you should try absinthe then! Absinthe is a distilled, highly alcoholic beverage that was very popular in the 19th century. It has an anise flavor and became famous for its stimulant effects attributed to thujone, a chemical substance found in wormwood (Artemisia absinthium), one of the main ingredients.  How exactly is...

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Ale Vs. Lager: What Are The Differences And Similarities?

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Ale Vs. Lager: What Are The Differences And Similarities?

There are so many varieties of beer, but there are only two general types: ale and lager. You know them by name, but can you identify them when served in your beer kegerators, beer growlers, or beer towers? They differ in taste, hop content, and other factors, but their most common distinction is their fermentation yeasts.  Ale is brewed with top-fermenting yeast, while lagers are brewed with bottom-fermenting yeast. And tastewise, ale has a fruitier taste, while lagers have a crisper flavor that is not as sweet. If you want to understand more about the differences and similarities between ale...

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