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Rusty Nail Recipe

[Photo: Jennifer Hess] Perhaps this 50-50 combination of Scotch and Drambuie reminds you of your grandfather’s poker nights. Or perhaps your grandmother drank them between Camels. Nevertheless, you probably think of the Rusty Nail as an old person’s drink, a quaff too musty even for Mad Men. It doesn’t have to be this way. Drinks […]

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This Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur Belongs in Your Cocktails

You can’t make a classic espresso martini or a White Russian without coffee liqueur. But as a group, coffee liqueurs haven’t really been embraced by the mixology set. They’re often relegated to the dusty-bottle shelf of unloved after-dinner drinks, sweet and one-note and not particularly appealing. So it’s a thrill to find a coffee liqueur […]

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Make a Next-Level Milkshake With Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

This piece originally appeared on Domainehome.com. Just in time for Thanksgiving, food and lifestyle video site Tastemade brings us something to look forward to the day after: a totally indulgent milkshake made from your Thanksgiving leftovers. NOTE: Serves 2 Ingredients 1 (1 lb.) garnet sweet potato or yam, rinsed, peeled and cut crosswise into 3/4-inch rounds 3 […]

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Draft Beer at Home: One Step Closer to the Dream

A tap at home is the dream of many a craft beer lover. Your particular ale of choice is never quite as good out of the bottle as it is on draft, and some beers are available only by the keg. One solution is a specialized fridge called a Kegerator, but unless you have plenty […]

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Watch This: A First Look at San Francisco Beer Week

There are many great brewing hubs in the United States, but northern California can put out beer with the best of them. Along with old standbys like Sierra Nevada and Anchor, dozens of new brewers will turn out for San Francisco Beer Week early next year, when limited-edition releases, pairing dinners and numerous tastings will offer various […]

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Watch: We Wish These Artisanal Water Makers Were Real

The hipster desire for handmade everything has ventured into some oddly specific places from shops devoted to nothing but mayonnaise to bespoke balaclavas. One thing that seems too simple to ever get the artisan treatment: water. You filter it, you bottle it, you probably charge a little too much for it. End of story. Not […]