The Great Chartreuse Shortage

A bottle of Chartreuse

If you’ve gone looking for a bottle of Chartreuse at your favorite liquor store lately, you’ve probably found an empty spot on the shelf where this specialty spirit is supposed to be. That’s because there is currently a worldwide paucity, and it’s causing cocktail bars and restaurants to rethink and rejigger their cocktail menus in…

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Simple Summer Sippers


Add Some Scandi Sizzle to Your Warm Weather Cocktails Ahh, summer cocktails. Just thinking about them can lower your blood pressure.  As summer approaches, it’s time to dust off the ice chests and tune up the fridge so you can enjoy cool, refreshing beverages when the thermometer starts to rise. Summer’s not only about staying…

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The Best Bars and Bartenders in America

A bartender mixing a drink

We just celebrated National Cocktail Day, so we thought we’d dedicate this post to Tales of the Cocktail Foundation, which is one of the world’s leaders in education, support, and advancement of the cocktail and beverage community. Each year, TOTC hosts one of the industry’s best-known (and best-attended) events in New Orleans, Louisiana. Seminars, competitions,…

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