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    The New York Times talks about the flavor enhancing properties of water. Yep, H2O. YumSugar shows us how to top off your cocktails with a pretty heart pattern. Dos Equis is putting on the most interesting show on earth. Sounds like a good old fashioned freak show. EndlessSimmer shared some amazing things you can do with cans Our friend Laren at Serious Eats NYC reviews the Joey Ramone Cocktail at Peels in the
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What’s cooking in the world of mixology this week?

    GQ names it’s Top 25 Bars in America. So Good Blog wonders what is your Favorite Bar Snack. Camper at Alcademics shows us the new menu at the refurbished Trader Vic’s in Emeryville. Many Mai Tais! Pegu Blog hosted Mixology Monday 51. Check the entries here.
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Original Cinn

Hiram Walker Original Cinn arrives with its 6 sinful companions.… Read more

Wilson’s Smash – 15 Romolo SF

Dark rum, carmelized pineapple syrup, lime, mint, and angostura bitters.

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This week’s roundup from the mixology world.

    SF Weekly asks Josh Harris if bartenders should trademark their cocktails. Endless Simmer gives us their top 10 cocktail mixers. The Atlantic debates the notion of copyrighted cocktails. Asylum has some deep-fried beer. That’s right; we said DEEP-FRIED BEER! Jeffery Morgenthaler shows us how to make (or not make) sangria. Whiskey Grotto takes us on a journey of celebrities and the whiskeys they love.
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Tequila Avión Review

We recently had the pleasure to taste Tequila Avión, a new brand produced of Blue Weber Agave found in the highest regions of Jalisco, Mexico. The brand, launched in July, by the founder of MarquisJet, is a labor of love. Not a product of Entourage, the HBO series, where Avión has been featured this season. The folks at Avión met an Entourage producer and the rest is history. It was cool to see Mark Cuban … Read more

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Fresh for the first day of Bourbon Month, here are this week’s links from the wonderful world of booze:

    Halloween is coming and Food Channel thought it’s be agood time to find out why Dan Akroyd started Crystal Head Vodka. HuffPo put together a fun video slide show of drunks vs. intimate objects. Please don’t try this at home (or, if you do, send us the video)! The LA Times Ministry of Gossip reports a
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Here’s this week’s boozy links from around the interwebs.

- Serious Eats wants to know if you drink at brunch.
– TheKitchn serves up some boozy deserts.
– Hal at A Muddled Thought gives us a back stage look at the Tales of the Cocktail Apprentice Program.
– Camper at Alchademics has started an archive of airline booze menus. If your flying snap a picture and send it over.
– A Dash of Bitters waxes … Read more



1 ½ oz gin
½ oz apricot brandy
½ oz amaretto


Combine ingredients in a rocks glass filled with ice. Stir well.… Read more