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Cocktail Overhaul: Prairie Fire

Cocktail Overhaul Jeff Lucas 5 comments

Shots! Shots! Shots! These are often the words that get the party started...and lead to countless bad decisions and lost memories. The trouble is that not all shots are created equal. Some go down as easy as pie while others burn and burn. The Prairie Fire shot is one of those dangerous shots, commonly constructed with cheap tequila enlivened by Tabasco sauce. But despite its fiery reputation, the Prairie Fire can be corralled into a balanced—and delicious—craft cocktail. Here's how. More

13 Pisco Cocktails at La Mar Cebicheria, NYC

Where to Drink: New York Carey Jones 2 comments

Pisco is having a moment in the States, but to many people, it's still just the stuff of pisco sours and not much else. At New York Peruvian restaurant La Mar Cebicheria, that's not the case at all. Come meet all 13 of their pisco cocktails, from the classic pisco sour to a pisco-based take on the Negroni, in ample portions and dressed in vivid hue. More

A Primer to Peruvian Pisco

Paul Clarke 5 comments

It's too soon to tell if 2011 will be pisco's year, but expect to see this distinctive South American brandy, produced from several styles of grapes, popping up in new places. More

Cocktails: A New Style of Pisco Explores the Spirit's Potential

Paul Clarke 9 comments

The South American brandy known as pisco has waited a long time for its turn in the spotlight. Now, a new style developed by a San Francisco bartender is giving pisco a fresh chance to make a good first impression. More

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