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Bring the party to your place with this guide on stocking a home bar. It's important to consider everything from liquor to garnishes to glassware choices if you want to master the art of...

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Making homemade eggnog is a lot easier than you might think. Watch this video for an easy eggnog recipe to make the night before your holiday festivities (or anytime you want a glass of this rich...

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Switch up your evening brandy with a sidecar. Although the origin of this French drink is unclear, the recipe is not. And this video has just what you need to make it tonight.

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Craving something Caribbean with a zesty twist? This quick and easy mojito sparkler is just the thing to satisfy your craving. Watch this video to see how it's done.

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A Manhattan is the epitome of a cool drink. It’s sophisticated, slightly sweet, and totally easy to make. Watch this video to learn how.

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The salty chihuahua reminds us of everything we love about a south-of-the-border vacation. Watch this video for a recipe that's sure to become a favorite.

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You'll feel like an extra on "Sex and The City" with this cool cosmopolitan in your hand. It's easier than you think to make, too. Watch this video to learn how.

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This chocolate martini will blow you away. It's strong and sweet, shaken and stirred, and the perfect creamy treat. Watch this video to see how it's done.

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Take your red wine to the next level with this lime and nectarine sangria. Watch this video for the recipe.

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Before picking up that martini, download these drunken dialing/texting apps.

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Alcohol lifts us high and crashes us down, usually by way of terrible side effects like temporary vertigo (aka “the spins”) and what I like to call selective memory (aka blackouts, brownouts, or “...

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Nothing turns a gathering into a party faster than hearing someone bust open a bottle of bubbly. But most sparkling-wine drinkers are out to find a good bottle at a great price—at least, no one I...

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She's a recovering alcoholic, and he wants to be supportive, but he also wants a drink every now and then. The 4-way panel talks addiction, relationships and having a glass of wine with...

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Up until this year, I’ve never been much of a white wine drinker. It used to be a little too sweet for me, but now I’ve come to appreciate it as a classy accompaniment to a sunny afternoon, a...

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Who says Jello-O shots are only for college co-eds? The next time you want the fun of a Jell-O shot and want to serve them (instead of pop ’em), give this recipe a shot.

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Irish Coffee is a unique blend of hot coffee and whiskey. For those needing a shot of something other than caffeine to get them going.

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A good dram of whiskey, like a good glass of wine, pint of beer, cup of coffee, or square of chocolate, is a sensuously intoxicating experience. However, just like all of the other gustatory...

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I don’t know if they drink Irish Car Bombs in Ireland. I don’t know if ordering one in an Irish bar is appropriate or offensive. I don’t know if mixing whiskey and cream is necessarily a good idea...

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Though drinking establishments and their clientele haven’t changed much over the years, some of the ways in which women are being victimized have. The rise of certain words in our vernacular,...

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We have all made the vodka-infused watermelon in college, where you cut off the top, pour a bottle of vodka right in the hole, and slice up the chunks to eat like shots. This summer, I have been...

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For martini purists, the Kangaroo martini (a.k.a vodkatini, vodka martini) is somewhat of a sacrilege. A martini, by definition, is gin-based. But for the rest of us—the hoi polloi, the equal...