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An original cocktail called Annette’s Bikini, and a gin and tonic made with GrandTen Distilling's new Wire Works Rosé Gin
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Drink This Now: GrandTen Distilling Wire Works Rosé Gin

World Gin Day and National Rosé Day converge this year on Saturday, June 9—and the most responsible way to celebrate might be to combine your […]

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Seven Local Rosé Ciders to Try This Spring

From our iPhones to our Le Creusets, dusty, warm, pretty pink is everywhere in 2018. That includes inside rosé-tinted glasses—and we’re not just talking wine. […]

Sam Adams Boston 26.2 Brew
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Six Local Beers for Marathon Monday in Boston

Sure, runners are encouraged to “carbo-load” with plates of pasta and bread for energy before the big race. But if the only marathon you’re planning […]

"Fog Over Osaka" from the new tiki cocktail menu at Uni
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Vikram Hegde Introduces New Tiki Drinks Menu at Uni

The Back Bay izakaya, Uni, is not struggling in the shadow of its predecessor, Clio. Sure, that acclaimed French restaurant put chef Ken Oringer—and arguably, the Boston dining scene—on […]

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Mystic Brewery’s Orange Dino Beer Is Back From the Edge of Extinction

The kitschy landscape of Route 1 is rapidly changing, but the orange dinosaur still stands watch over the development (really, the giant dirt piles) around […]

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Drink This Now: Cordial Cocktails at BLR by Shōjō

The new cocktails on the menu at BLR by Shōjō didn’t come from behind a bar. They actually originated 35,000 feet in the air. Beverage […]

The Poderoso at Pammy's
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Make the Drink Bringing a Boston Bartender Into the National Spotlight

Moe Isaza is taking a cue from his former boss, decorated bartender Ran Duan, and just won a national bartending competition sponsored by Bacardi. Isaza, […]

I Predict a Riot, a new lager produced by Trillium at Notch Brewing
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Drink This Now: A Trillium Lager Brewed at Notch

Trillium Brewing Co. is best known—and best loved—for its aromatic, opaque, American pale ales. They also make a mean stout, stellar sours—and lagers? The first […]

The bar at La Bodega
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Drink This Now: Cellared Wines (and More) at La Bodega

It was a very tarnished glimmer of silver at the time, but a silver lining nonetheless. Because their Cambridge restaurant, Salts, closed so unexpectedly in […]

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Bar Mezzana Has an Avocado Toast-Inspired Cocktail

After all the cookies, eggnog, roasted meats, and rich sides that tend to accompany the winter holidays, many among us will think about lightening things […]

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Seven Dark Beer Releases Around Boston for the Winter Solstice

As the days get darker, the beers we crave tend to, as well, for nothing warms the soul quite like a roasty, toasty, boozy stout […]

Weird Beard and Brew By Numbers are two U.K. craft breweries featured in British Beer Company's new Fab Four program
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British Beer Company Ups its U.K. Craft Beer Game

When Shane Egan overheard someone order a New England-style IPA at a pub in Scotland earlier this fall, he about fell off his barstool. “It […]

Row 34 launches a "Bookshelf Beer" series with a magnum bottle of Tommie Sjef Wild Ales
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Row 34 Debuts a New Rare Beer Release Series

Stocking the cellar with limited-release beers is a fun hobby for many a beer fan, but the envy-induced Instagram likes that might result from the […]

Boston breweries GABF winners 2017
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Two Boston Breweries Won Medals at the 2017 Great American Beer Fest

This past weekend, while Bostonians were enjoying the unseasonably warm weather (and maybe an Eventide lobster roll), two of the area’s best-known breweries were adding […]

Mystic releases Union Square Donuts Boston Cream Stout at its Chelsea brewery this weekend
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Mystic Has Experimental Beer in the Can

While you probably know Mystic Brewery best for its corked-and-caged bottles of Belgian-style ales and saisons, the six-year-old Chelsea company always had canned beer in […]