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Who Will Win? You Won't Care With These 6 Grammy-Inspired Cocktails

Jan 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards finally arrive Sunday, and we're all getting our viewing parties planned and prepped! And from longtime musical favorites (like Rihanna and Justin Timberlake) to newcomers (like Lorde and Ed Sheeran), it's anyone's bet as to who will take home a golden award. What we do know though, is that you're going to need a fun cocktail to shake up while watching. So, here's six!

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Glendiffich 50 Sells for Over $22k at Bonhams Whisky Sale in Edinburgh

Jan 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Most whisky connoisseurs would be happy to go down to a well-stocked liquor store and pick out a nice bottle of single malt to enjoy. But there's a whole class of individuals for whom the usual fare — no matter how varied or rare — will never be enough. These collectors and speculators migrate towards whisky sales, like the one recently held in Edinburgh.

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$628k Unique Lalique Decanter of The Macallan Single Malt is World's Most Expensive Whisky

Jan 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

An ultra-rare six-liter “Imperiale” Lalique crystal decanter filled with The Macallan M single malt just set a new record as the world’s most expensive whisky after it was sold by Sotheby’s in Hong Kong for an astounding $628k.

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Auchentoshan Releases 1975 Vintage Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Jan 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Whisky connoisseurs will be well schooled in the terroir and intricacies of the various whisky-making regions of Scotland: the Speyside, the Highlands, Islay and the other Hebridean islands. But the Lowlands are often forgotten. 

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The Macallan M Puts the Spirit Back in the Bottle

Dec 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

It may be true that you can’t judge a book by its cover, but no one ever said anything about a whisky by its bottle. That’s why distillers and blenders invest so much into designing the packaging of their coveted spirits. This latest release from Macallan, however, takes things a step further. 

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Introducing the Twelve Drinks of Christmas — And a Happy New Year!

Dec 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

 

The countdown’s on for Christmas and a rockin’ New Year’s Eve. If you’re working on a shopping list for the next few weeks of parties and dinners, here’s a spin on the Christmas countdown that will provide plenty of variation on ye olde spiked eggnog. 

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Celebrate With This Limited Edition $500 Crystal Chalice From Stella Artois

Dec 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

To celebrate the holidays, Stella Artois has released a limited edition Crystal Chalice that is adorned with Swarovski crystals. Hand-blown in Turkey, each chalice features a "classically chic platinum rim" and a curved shape to help release the aromas of the popular Belgium beer — the stem even helps keep the beer colder for longer.

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Jewelry Scion Evan Yurman Launches $1,500 Limited Edition L'Artisan Cognac

Nov 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Evan Yurman, son of David Yurman of the eponymous fashion jewelry dynasty, is turning his talents to the world of luxury spirits. Yurman, who ran the men’s jewelry and watches division at his father’s megabucks company, has teamed up with spirits expert and specialized importer Nicolas Palazzi to launch L'Artisan, an exclusive new brand of cognac. 

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Mixologist Tony Conigliaro & Beefeater 24 Global Bartender Competition Look to the Future of Cocktails

Oct 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

For mixologists and bartenders, it's no longer enough to be good — you have to be great. You can't just whip up a Whiskey Sour or martini and expect praise nowadays. With countless experts creating new cocktails every day, a new breed of bartender has come forth, one that isn't content to simply give out the standards. 

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13 Creepy Cocktails to Please Your Inner Ghoul

Oct 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Since we've already shared some great Halloween decorating tips with you, we will now share some unique cocktail recipes that keep with the spooky theme. After all, if you're throwing a party, your dressed-up guests will need a variety of drinks to sip. Maybe the lonely Rob Stark in the corner can have a Red Wedding drink, while the hipster vampire unsuccessfully hitting on your friend can mix up a Vampire's Kiss. With so many options, we're willing to bet there will be something for everyone!

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Leading Lady Uma Thurman's Cover Photo Revealed for Campari's 2014 Exclusive Calendar

Oct 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

When you take a look at the cover photo for Campari's official 2014 Calendar, you're not going to believe Uma Thurman is 43-years-old. The talented actress has been relatively quiet lately, but with the rumored third Kill Bill and the upcoming Lars von Trier film, Nymphomaniac (you know, the one with the sexually charged posters), Campari knows that their leading lady is going to jump right back on everyone's mind very soon.

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Artificially Intelligent Robotic Bartender Fit For Don Draper

Oct 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Did you know there is a Kickstarter for an artificially intelligent robotic bartender named Monsieur? Before you begin envisioning Johnny Five at a bar, taking orders and mixing drinks with the flourish only he can achieve, Monsieur is more of a smart box than it is a fully functioning robot. That said, the invention is pretty cool and would be a fantastic addition to any party.

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Underworld Chic: The Latest Nightlife Trend

Oct 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Credit the return of moonshine, the popularity of "Big Bad" antiheroes on television, or retro-fascination; but whatever the underlying appeal, shady figures from the underworld are suddenly in vogue with America's hippest night-owl crowds.... Read More

George Clooney Hand Delivers Casamigos Tequila to Hotel Cipriani, Venice

Sep 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The world already loves George Clooney through his film and humanitarian work, but now you can love him through tequila! Casamigos Tequila is the award-winning love child of Clooney and his old friend Rande Gerber (a restaurant and bar mogul) and if you're staying in the Hotel Cipriani in Venice, you can try some out yourself.... Read More

Live a Little and Throw Back a $350 Shot of Tequila on Mexico's Maroma Beach

Aug 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Tim Cotroneo

What is the most you would pay for a shot of tequila? If you were gazing out at Maroma Beach in Mexico, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, would this breathtaking view cause you to throw caution to the wind and pay top dollar? Freddy’s Tequila and Ceviche Bar at Maroma Resort and Spa is hoping for just that.... Read More

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