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Jerry Thomas’ Bartender’s Guide

The online version of Jerry Thomas’ bartender guide is being updated and will be online soon. Thanks for your patience. Darcy...

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Alcohol Percentages of Cocktails

When creating a new cocktail, balance is always important. A common rookie mistake is to make a cocktail that has the alcohol content way...

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Raw Milk

Since this is a site dedicated to all things drink related, and milk is a delicious drink, I should probably tackle the debate over raw...

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The Seven Year Itch

Ever hear of the seven year itch? It’s a term that suggests happiness in a relationship declines around year seven of a marriage. I think...

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Behind the Scenes at AoD: Photography

I’ve always liked photography, though I’m not necessarily great at it, but I am getting better. When I started writing Art of Drink I...

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Tempus Fugit’s Cease & Desist (Abbott’s)

The inevitable has happened. Tempus Fugit Spirits has sent me a cease and desist letter asking me to stop using the Abbott’s Bitters name...

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Old Bitter Labels

Bitters are big business in the cocktail world and historically a cocktail wasn’t a cocktail without bitters, so it only makes sense. We...

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French Press Coffee

When it comes to drinks, a good cup of coffee is probably at the top of the list for many people, mine included. Like cocktails, there are...

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Cocktail Blogging is Dead

There, I said it. Actually, it was pointed out to me by SeanMike on Twitter that I have been saying this since 2010 at the first Portland...

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The Bourbon Box

In the glory days of drink writing (2007-2010) it wasn’t uncommon to receive a couple of deliveries from the “booze fairy”...