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Blackberry Basil Smash Cocktail Recipe | Advanced Mixology

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Blackberry Basil Smash Cocktail Recipe | Advanced Mixology

Blackberry and basil may seem an odd pair, but this duo will win your taste buds in a heartbeat.

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Four Essential Bar Tools for Your Home

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Four Essential Bar Tools for Your Home

Four Basic Barware Tools for Your Home While waiting to put in your drink order at the bar, patiently or impatiently, you’ve probably seen a tender using a few tools to make the magic in the glass you’re waiting to drink. If you’re just starting to try to tend at home, these are the basic tools you’ll need for whipping up the cocktails of your dreams. Plus, we’ve recommended some of our top Advanced Mixology favorites. Now get shakin’! Shaker Tin The classic shaker tin is known has a history. Shakers in some form are said to have existed for...

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Must-Have Tools for the Home Bartender

Must-Have Tools for the Home Bartender

For those that own or rent high-end homes or condos, a tasteful bar area is a standard amenity, however, for many aspiring bartenders, this is not feasible or desirable. But when it comes to providing top-flight drinks, a bar is not necessary. Once you’ve got your hands on our hand-crafted copper mugs, or elegant wine glasses, you may want to add to your home bar setup. When seeking to build up your barware, good bartending tools, relatively cheap and easy to attain, can truly make or break your next cocktail party. For those looking to get the most out of...

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Mead, the Drink of the Vikings

Mead, the Drink of the Vikings

  Mead. Have you ever heard of it? We couldn’t blame you if your answer is no, but you would be wise to do some research, because mead seems to be making a comeback. It was considered the drink of the Vikings, after all, and if you don’t see Leif Erikson and his crew of Nordic conquerors as examples to model your drinking after, then we don’t know what to do for you. Here are some of the basics you should know about mead.   Mead: The Basics Mead is often referred to as honey wine, and is considered to...

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