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First Look: It's All About Scotch at The Old Sage in Seattle

The oddity of bright, eccentric murals in the middle of a classic, dark space underlines Brian McCracken and Dana Tough's struggle away from bar trends. Nobody else was paying much attention to scotch, they point out. "Smoked meats and malts," the sign proclaims over the door of the Old Sage, sibling to Tavern Law, Spur, and the Coterie Room, succinctly getting to the heart of the mater. More

Report from Tales of the Cocktail: On Mixology for Everyone

I've often thought that the most important outcomes of the modern craft cocktail movement aren't at the frontier; it's in the filtering-down of this knowledge to the rest of America's bars. At Tales of the Cocktail this year, I found a good deal of attention paid to the everyman's cocktail—not at the cutting edge of mixology, but in the rest of those bars out there. More

Where to Drink Cocktails in Paris, France

It's an exciting time for cocktails in France: the current crowd has developed a more adventurous mindset when it comes to drinks, and bars are responding with ever-more interesting (and delicious) ways to quench your cocktail cravings. Here's our guide to the best cocktail bars in Paris, old and new. More

Skip Cocktail Measuring with the ReJigger

What the ReJigger does is simple: it has a compartment for the right quantity of each ingredient for a mixed drink. (Inventor Marcus Wang claims it makes an 'endless number' of different cocktails, but he starts with 9 basic recipes.) The Rejigger then caps onto a standard pint glass so you can shake the drink, and then works as a strainer to get the chilled cocktail into your serving glass. More

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