Spirits

Stories behind the bars, bartenders and drinks within the liquor industry.

The Magical Mystery Pour

The Magical Mystery Pour

Heavily influenced by its origins, the Sazerac has captivated cocktail drinkers since its creation in New Orleans.

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Brad Thomas Parsons: The Bar Man

Brad Thomas Parsons: The Bar Man

In Brooklyn, New York, author Brad Thomas Parsons gives Life & Thyme the details about his forthcoming book, Amaro.

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The Consummate Bartender

The Consummate Bartender

In Brooklyn, New York, Toby Cecchini tells tales through his craft and cocktail program at Long Island Bar.

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Whiskey Love: Tips for Intentional Tasting

Whiskey Love: Tips for Intentional Tasting

Like making whiskey, tasting it is a deliberate task that takes time, and is a process well-rewarded when done with proper attention and care.

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The Alchemist

The Alchemist

In Brooklyn, New York, Nicole Austin applies scientific methods to make award-winning whiskey with Kings County Distillery.

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Williams & Graham: Just a Bar

Williams & Graham: Just a Bar

In Denver, Colorado, the team behind the award-winning bar program at Williams & Graham demonstrates that that fundamentals and a sense of family can shine on a national stage.

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Midnight Rambler: Transporting the East Coast to Dallas

Midnight Rambler: Transporting the East Coast to Dallas

The subterranean bar located below the Joule Hotel in Dallas, Texas, is home to Midnight Rambler, a cocktail bar that is transportive and sophisticated through its design and drinks.

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Houston Hospitality: The New L.A. Nightlife

Houston Hospitality: The New L.A. Nightlife

Twin brothers Mark and Jonnie Houston infuse inspiration, excitement and attention to detail to each of their establishments within Houston Hospitality.

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Spago: The Reconciliation Of Cocktails In Fine Dining

Spago: The Reconciliation Of Cocktails In Fine Dining

At Wolfgang Puck's Spago, Executive Chef Lee Hefter's approach to cocktails is tightly integrated with his team of cooks & chefs for the perfect unity of cuisine and drink.

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Thor Paulson’s Most Memorable Night Behind the Bar

Thor Paulson’s Most Memorable Night Behind the Bar

Thor Paulson of The Diamond in Vancouver, B.C. recounts his most memorable night behind the bar.

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A Conversation With Trevor Easter

A Conversation With Trevor Easter

Dive into San Diego's cocktail scene with the award-winning Trevor Easter of Noble Experiment.

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The Manhattan: A Toast To The Timeless

The Manhattan: A Toast To The Timeless

We pay respects—and a toast—to the timeless: the Manhattan. Never out of style, never without class.

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