A Starter’s Guide to Sake

Sake has been a staple of Japanese culture for well over 1,000 years, but how much do you know about the beverage. Better yet, do you know how to properly order it? Let’s discuss. What Exactly is Sake? When you think “Sake” you’re likely thinking about about the beverage itself, but did you know the […]

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Odd Spirits: Cynar

Cynar is the type of spirit that you’ve probably seen at your local liquor store but have no idea what it is or how to use it, let alone even how to pronounce it! Let’s start with the easiest. Cynar is pronounced (chee-Nar) not sea-nar or CY-nar and is a classic Italian amaro. That means […]

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Bourbon for Every Budget

Bourbon has seen a massive upswing in interest lately. Maybe it’s due to the high price and scarcity of good whisky, or maybe drinkers are finally realizing the uniqueness of bourbon, but whatever the case it means that bourbon prices are starting to rise. But, that doesn’t mean that bourbon has to be expensive. In […]

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Sipping Spotlight: Hanoi’s Polite & Co.

This may very well be the coolest bar in all of Vietnam. Polite & Co. is one of those places that feels like it would fit in with the hottest bars in London, NY or Hong Kong but also is distinctly Vietnamese. While the bar may be just around the corner from one of the […]

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Complete Guide to Irish Whiskey for St. Patrick’s Day

When it comes to Irish Whiskey in all likelihood the first thing that comes to mind is a bottle of Jameson. And to be fair, Jameson has done a remarkable job as positioning themselves as┬áthe Irish whiskey in bars all across the globe. But dig a little deeper and you’ll see that there is more […]

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