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by / on September 5, 2016 at 11:30 am / in Bottoms Up

Four Liquors You Haven’t Heard of (But You Probably Should)

Are you tired of ordering the same drink every time you get to a bar simply because you don’t know how to expand your horizons?  Read on to learn how to mix things up, both literally and figuratively. Nolet’s Dry Gin Summertime and the living is…gin and tonic season. If you’re a G&T fan who can’t bear the thought of […]

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by / on July 21, 2016 at 11:45 am / in Bottoms Up

HENRI’s Backyard is Bringing the Best Backyard Straight to You

More of a companion piece than a sequel, the second Brooklyn-based restaurant by restauranteur Binh Douglas of the HENRI Hospitality Group is off to a great start. In a cozy space previously occupied by the Pickle Shack, Henri’s Backyard is a “bar-forward” laid back environment in which to sip a cocktail and an assortment of snacks under the protective canopy […]

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by / on July 13, 2016 at 2:40 pm / in Bottoms Up

Solitary Cellars Goes Behind Bars to Make Outstanding Wine

Wine and jail. Not normally two things that go together. Unless you’re Greg Bergersen and Rick Quesada. These two entrepreneurs are both former corrections officers at California’s Valley State Prison in Chowchilla, and now they run a wine business! Back in 2014, the pair started up Solitary Cellars Wine Company (get it?) and since then it has achieved much success. […]

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by / on July 11, 2016 at 1:04 pm / in Bottoms Up

Classic G&T’s Make For the Perfect Summer Sip

Although the 4th of July is about celebrating all things America, we turned to London for a little help with our summer drinking. Specifically, we whipped out Beefeater London Dry Gin to make some fabulous gin and tonics, which make for a wonderfully refreshing summer cocktail. Touted as one of the world’s best selling gins, Beefeater is distilled in a […]

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by / on July 1, 2016 at 2:56 pm / in Bottoms Up

GIVEAWAY: Good Tequila Passport

What goes better with the word ‘free’ than ‘alcohol’? That’s what we’re giving you this 4th of July weekend! Good Passports, Boozemenus and Yelp NYC teamed up to bring New Yorkers the Good Tequila Passport. This passport (usually $37), gives your one tequila or mezcal cocktail or neat or rocks pour of tequila at participating locations any day, any time, […]

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by / on June 30, 2016 at 12:15 pm / in Bottoms Up

Get Red, White and Drunk This 4th of July

Entertaining friends this weekend? Going to a BBQ? No matter what your plans, it’s safe to say we know you’ll be throwing back a few drinks. Make them patriotic to celebrate the holiday…we’ve got plenty of red, white and blue options for you to try! Drambuie Smash (Courtesy of Drambuie) Fresh seasonal fruit (peaches, berries, plums, etc) 4-5 mint leaves ¾ […]

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by / on June 16, 2016 at 12:30 pm / in Bottoms Up

Four Roses Bourbon Solutes Fallen Soldiers

Four Roses Bourbon recently held the Second Charity Cocktail Challenge for the Folded Flag Foundation, which helps families of fallen heroes with educational scholarships, financial hardships, and more through public donations. The beauty of this non-profit organization is that 100% of donations go to families in need, as well as the organization serves to honor the legacy of, and pay tribute to the bravest […]

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by / on June 13, 2016 at 11:45 am / in Bottoms Up

Putting the ‘elit’ in Elite on World Martini Day

The vodka martini is one of the most iconic cocktails around the country. There’s this sophistication and prestige you feel when ordering one…at least, I always feel classy when I order one. To celebrate World Martini Day, elit Vodka decided to pay homage to classic cocktail in style. Held at the posh Marmara Hotel’s Penthouse, elit by Stolichnaya launched a […]

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by / on June 10, 2016 at 11:45 am / in Bottoms Up

Rémy Martin Celebrates National Cognac Day

It seems like there is a food or drink holiday every day, but how do you really celebrate the day? Enter Rémy Martin, one of the leading cognac brands in the world. So when National Cognac Day comes around, it is no surprise that they know how to celebrate. The all day celebration began with Rémy Martin taking to the […]

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by / on May 30, 2016 at 12:30 pm / in Bottoms Up

The Dash of Bitters in Your Cocktail

Every bartender knows that the key to making the ideal cocktail includes bitters. A popular ingredient in drinks prior to prohibition, bitters have been around for centuries and have gained popularity in recent years with the rise of craft cocktails. One company that left their mark on the cocktail industry is The Bitter Truth, with their wide selection of bitters and […]

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