Liquid Diet

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Sun’s Out, Rum’s Out

Six tiki drinks to try right now.

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Putting on the Spritz

Refreshing local twists on the Aperol spritz.

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Rock the Mocktail

All you need is seltzer, ice, and one of four must-try flavor enhancers.

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Step Up Your Bar Crawl

It’s possible to sample a few must-try local varieties at beer bars right in town. Here are the five spots you don’t want to miss.

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Down to Earth

To add savory complexity to cocktails, ­bartenders are increasingly using produce-infused juices, ­syrups, and spirits. Ahead, six new ways to drink your ­vegetables.

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New Year, New Booze

With small-batch distilleries popping up everywhere from Belmont to Plymouth, we’re in the midst of a serious craft-spirit renaissance. Here, a cartload of ways to get your buzz on while lowering your carbon footprint.

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Lift Your Spirits

Use these suggestions from local pros—ranging from entry-level experiments to full-on projects—to guide your next booze infusion.

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Liquid Diet: Night Shift Brewing’s Root

For years, Everett’s Night Shift Brewing was weary of jumping on the pumpkin-spice everything bandwagon, but this fall, they seem to have found a compromise for […]

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Liquid Diet: Bully Boy’s Hub Punch

Brothers Dave and Will Willis of Bully Boy Distillers are bringing back a pre-Prohibition Boston tradition this fall, one that you might not be aware of (unless […]

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Your New Nightcap: German Digestifs To Try Right Now

This German digestif is characterized by anise and black-licorice notes.

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Liquid Diet: Night Shift Harborside with Island Creek Oysters

Gose (pronounced gose-uh), the once popular 18th century beer style, brewed with coriander and yes, salt, is finally being resurrected as American craft breweries graduate […]

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Hot Cocktail Ingredient: Celery

The crudité standby has evolved beyond mere bloody-mary stirrer.

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Potent Potables: Single-Serve Sake Cups Come to Boston

Sake consumption in Boston is getting personal.

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Liquid Diet: Hill Farmstead and Cambridge Brewing Company Team Up

Long before the cult of Hill Farmstead had permeated the craft beer world, Shaun Hill was just a fledgling brewer looking for a break. “I’ve […]

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Liquid Diet: Night Shift’s ‘Stop, Collaborate, & Glisten’

The people behind craft breweries, are by and large, an affable bunch. Unlike the corporate three, scrapping and clawing for every inch of cold box […]