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Beer Lovers: Win a Pair of Tickets to SAVOR in NYC

The Serious Eats Team 249 comments

After 5 years in Washington DC, this year's SAVOR, an epic craft beer and food pairing event, is moving to the Altman Building in New York City. And we have a pair of tickets to give to you! More

We Chat with Aaron Polsky of 'Cripple Creek,' a Traveling Cocktail Collective

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What if we took the craft cocktail experience out of a bar—and dropped it into something closer to a concert? Drinks as one part of a stage show, traveling between cities? That's what Aaron Polsky (Amor y Amargo, Neta, Manon) and Damon Boelte (Prime Meats) are going for. We chatted with Polsky about his plans for Cripple Creek, the talent involved, and what exactly a "live multi-sensory cocktail experience" means. More

Upcoming Cider Events Worth Adding to Your Calendar

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The rise in cider festivals this fall is a clear sign that America's "cider revolution" is in full swing. From inaugural events in Vermont and the Finger Lakes, to tried and true celebrations in Michigan and Massachusetts, here are a few events across the country serving up a crash course in our favorite apple tipple. More

Coffee and Cocktails Mash it Up in NYC

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There are few relationships more symbiotic than coffee and alcohol. As does the sun come up each morning, so must it go down each night. Thus, the second-annual Coffee Cocktail Mash-Up bellies up to the bar this Sunday, June 24, in NYC. The event is a rare opportunity to celebrate the marriage of coffee and booze, and in this case, coffee's meant to be the couple's better half. More

12 Sips and Bites from the National Poetry Month Cocktail Celebration at Back Forty, NYC

Where to Drink: New York Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

Even though many bartenders are storytellers, writers, poets, and playwrights on the side, it's rare for a group of them to get together and build cocktails inspired by bits of verse. At the National Poetry Month Cocktail Celebration this weekend at Back Forty in New York, they did just that, offering a group of drinks each inspired by a poem. More

10 Great Sips and Snacks from Aporkalypse Now, NYC

Chris Lehault 1 comment

The folks behind Get Real NY are quickly making a name for themselves as hosts of some of the best craft-beer focused events in New York City. By bringing together world renowned beers from the likes of Founders, Anchorage, Nogne O, and more with food from some of the city's top chefs, these events walk the line between gourmet feast and block party buffet. Their latest event, Aporkalypse Now, took place on February 25, and was no exception. More

6 Great (and Rare) Sips from the First Week of L.A. Beer Week 2011

Where to Drink: Los Angeles Katie Robbins 1 comment

From super local brews to rare releases from up the coast, L.A. Beer Week has thus far offered a range of stellar sips. Take a look at some of our favorites in the slideshow, and if you're in town, there's still plenty of Beer Week to be enjoyed—now through October 23. More

Where to Drink at Portland Cocktail Week 2011

Where to Drink: Portland Adam Robinson Post a comment

Portland Cocktail week is rapidly approaching. If you've glanced at the schedule on the PDXCW homepage you know just how many great looking tours, seminars, and parties are taking place. As much as I would l love to go to every event, I must be realistic, I still have my job—as well as my liver—to worry about. So where will I be sipping? Here's the game plan. More

11 Best Beers and Bites from NYC Brewer's Choice 2011

Jonathan Moxey 3 comments

NYC Brewer's Choice at City Winery offered beer lovers a rare opportunity to try a number of limited, unique, and aged beers while talking to the brewers who crafted them. We ate and drank our way through the crowd in search of the night's standouts. More

See David Wondrich at the Astor Center, NYC, Tomorrow 4/20

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Just about no one in the cocktail world is as revered as cocktail expert and historian David Wondrich, and he'll be appearing at New York's Astor Center tomorrow night. More

Tales of the Cocktail Takes the Show to Canada

Paul Clarke 1 comment

Last week the organizers and sponsors of Tales of the Cocktail brought this signature New Orleans event to Vancouver, B.C. How did the event function in another, less notoriously party-hearty city? Did it translate into Canadian? After spending several days in Vancouver for before-and-after celebrations, as well as for the main event on Monday, I can say with a little surprise that the answer is "mostly yes." More

Cocktails and Spirits with Paul Clarke: Women and Whiskey

Paul Clarke 36 comments

While whiskey buyers have historically been overwhelmingly male, women are a fast-growing segment of the whiskey world. More

Cocktails and Spirits with Paul Clarke: The Manhattan Cocktail Classic

Paul Clarke 1 comment

"New York has played a role in my own bibulous education." [Flickr: ilmungo] New York City has always been a drinking town. From the first taverns of New Amsterdam to the palatial 19th century hotel ballrooms to the Prohibition-era speakeasies... More

Cocktails and Spirits with Paul Clarke: Time for Tales

Paul Clarke 1 comment

Now in its seventh year, Tales of the Cocktail attracts thousands of spirits-and-cocktails devotees to New Orleans each summer, where they spend the better part of a week sipping their way through liquid history. More

Tales of the Cocktail: New Orleans' Super Bowl of the Spirits World

Paul Clarke 2 comments

Tales of the Cocktail is poised to have its biggest showing ever: the five days of sessions, dinners, and parties are expected to draw thousands of people to the city, and its opening session this afternoon will celebrate the recent selection of the Sazerac as the official cocktail of New Orleans. More

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