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Awesome Drinks

Prepara Tastemaker Liquor Infuser

Prepara Tastemaker Liquor Infuser
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Enhance the taste of your favorite spirits and wines with this craft cocktail infuser. Simply fill with fruits, veggies, candies, or spices, and attach it securely to your bottled beverage. Flip it over to fill with liquid, and let the ingredients infuse over time before pouring. Flavors start to meld in as little as five minutes.

2022 Beer Advent Calendar

2022 Beer Advent Calendar
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Ring in the holidays with the best craft beers of 2022. GiveThemBeer’s annual advent calendar comes loaded with a dozen great cans from breweries like Lagunitas, Cigar City Brewing, Oskar Blues, and Bell’s. If your gift recipient prefers something a little stronger, they also sell whiskey, tequila, and vodka calendars.

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Junipero Gin

Junipero Gin

The best gins lean in with a strong juniper core. Junipero Gin does this in spades, blending 12 botanicals for an intense herbal and citrus concoction. Master distiller Bruce Joseph sources ingredients from around the world for small gin batches made in a copper pot still and bottled at an unfiltered 98.6 proof.

Uncle Nearest 1884 Whiskey

Uncle Nearest 1884 Whiskey
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Uncle Nearest crafts an impressive range of whiskeys in the historic tradition of the first Black master distiller, Nearest Green. In 2021, it became the best-selling African American-owned and founded spirit brand in history, and the most-awarded American whiskey or bourbon of 2019, 2020 and 2021, with 500+ awards and accolades.

1800 Tequila’s Ghost Margarita

1800 Tequila’s Ghost Margarita

Candy corn cocktails should not be a thing. Scare away bad spirits this Halloween with a Ghost Margarita made with top-shelf 1800 Tequila and impress 21+ boys and ghouls with smoky flavors and ghostly mixologist magic. It’s our kind of treat, whether it’s 1800 Blanco, Reposado, Anejo, Coconut, or ultra-premium 1800 Cristalino.

Flaming Heart Blended Scotch Whisky

Flaming Heart Blended Scotch Whisky
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“The flaming heart can’t get his fill / But the flaming heart will try as he will.” M. Ward’s song has inspired seven editions of Flaming Heart whisky, with the label art a nod to classic rock posters. The peaty 2022 release is a power trio of whiskies from Laphroaig, Talisker, and Caol Ila distilleries.

Papa’s Pilar Blonde Rum

Papa’s Pilar Blonde Rum
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Ernest “Papa” Hemingway wrote about lots of adventurous things, like bullfighting, hunting, and skiing. But there’s nothing he had more experience in than drinking, with rum being his go-to. Papa’s Pilar Rum honors the adventurer’s spirit by blending premium rums from the Caribbean, Central, South, and North America.

The Bartender’s Manifesto

The Bartender’s Manifesto
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James Beard Award-winning mixologist Toby Maloney and the bartenders of Chicago’s The Violet Hour created this 320-page guide to the fundamentals of cocktail making. You’ll learn about balancing ingredients, getting the right textures, aromas, and temperatures, then advance to making your own concoctions.

Frey Ranch Hazmat Single Barrel Bourbon

Frey Ranch Hazmat Single Barrel Bourbon

While tasting their latest barrels, Frey Ranch’s farmer-distillers came across a firecracker with their highest proof yet. The 140.18-proof Hazmat Single Barrel yielded only 126 bottles of dark mahogany bourbon, rich with notes of orange peel and oak. Drops 10.8.22 only at Frey Ranch Tasting Room in Fallon, Nevada.

A Proper Job with Conor McGregor

A Proper Job with Conor McGregor

Want a proper job where you get to drink and report to the world’s highest-paid athlete? MMA star Conor McGregor is hiring a “Professional Partier” to introduce Proper Whiskey across the US. The full-time gig involves pouring and preaching Proper, hosting parties, and kicking social media ass, so Conor doesn’t have to kick yours.

Glendalough 7-Year Single Malt Mizunara Cask Whiskey

Glendalough 7-Year Single Malt Mizunara Cask Whiskey
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Two whisky cultures unite in each bottle of Glendalough 7-Year Single Malt Mizunara Cask. The rare whiskey expression was first triple-distilled from Irish malted barley in the Wicklow mountains. It then matures for seven years in bourbon casks before being transferred into Japanese Mizunara oak casks for another 8-12 months.

A Drinkable Salute to the Choco Taco (RIP)

A Drinkable Salute to the Choco Taco (RIP)

For those of us mourning the loss of the Choco Taco, the Choco Tacotini cocktail will aid the healing process. Cody Goldstein of Brooklyn-based hospitality group Muddling Memories has created a dreamy, sweet ‘n’ salty dessert cocktail featuring Tequila Cazadores, amaro, cold brew, cream, peanuts, and fudge-shell chocolate.

The Soda Water Geyser

The Soda Water Geyser

Soda Springs, Idaho, is home to a unique geyser that sprays carbonated water into the air. While the sparkling spring water is naturally-occurring, the water spout itself is the result of a man-made mistake. Tom Scott visited the geyser for an explanation of how it came to be and how they tweaked it to fire every hour on the hour.

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Bosscal Mezcal Joven

Bosscal Mezcal Joven
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Beware, vegetarians. The rascally rabbit on the label hints that Bosscal Mezcal isn’t just made with agave, per usual. It’s made with meat. Organic agave is triple distilled in Durango, Mexico. During the third distillation, a skinless rabbit is suspended in the still, allowing the liquid vapors to pass through it.

Puncher’s Chance Bourbon

Puncher’s Chance Bourbon

Puncher’s Chance Bourbon is a knockout, a one-two punch of 5- and 6-year-old Kentucky straight bourbons made from a mash of 75% Corn, 13% rye, and 12% barley. The 2021 San Francisco World Spirits Competition gold medal winner won a 95-point review from The Tasting Panel. We give it two boxing-gloved thumbs up.

Do Your Whiskey Gift Set

Do Your Whiskey Gift Set
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Bring new depth and dimension to your whiskey with this spirit-enhancing gift set. The kit includes various types of oak, herbs, and spices to infuse your whiskey with, along with two bottles for mixing and six stainless steel whiskey stones for ice-free chilling. They also make infusion kits for gin and vodka.

The Drink

The Drink

William Landgren might only be 15 years old, but he’s already an accomplished digital artist. He created this 100% CGI short film about a robot desperate for a drink using Blender, After Effects, Marvelous Designer, and Davinci Resolve. We love the mood he created with the grain and lighting. (Thanks, Rob!)

Jason Rembert x Grand Marnier Maximalist Margarita

Jason Rembert x Grand Marnier Maximalist Margarita

Trailblazing celebrity stylist Jason Rembert is not a minimalist. He fitted Zayn Malik with a robotic arm for a Met Gala, crowned Solange in a crystal halo for SNL, dressed erratic Ezra Miller (yes, the fugitive) in a puffer gown for a film premiere, and mixed up a mean Maximalist Margarita for Grand Marnier.

Betty Buzz Mocktail Mixers

Betty Buzz Mocktail Mixers
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We love the teasing of Ryan Reynold’s Aviation Gin empire from Ryan’s non-drinking wife, Blake Lively, proprietress of Betty Buzz non-alcoholic mixers. “Well, at least it’s not another celebrity alcohol?” she tweeted for the launch of her healthier, lower-calorie mocktails made with natural ingredients for sipping or mixing.

Aperol Spritz

Aperol Spritz
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The mack daddy of summery European cocktails is the refreshing Aperol Spritz, making it de rigueur to stock up on Aperol aperitif, chilled prosecco, and soda. First distilled in 1919 in Northern Italy, the bittersweet orange liqueur gets its pizzazz from a century-old recipe of gentian, rhubarb, cinchona, and other botanicals.

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Home Hard Cider Kit

Home Hard Cider Kit
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We love a tart and boozy apple cider. This kit has all you need to turn fresh apple cider into hard cider, including dry yeast, a glass fermentation jug, racking cane, tubing, a clamp, a screw-cap stopper, an airlock, and sanitizer. Includes supplies for three 1-gallon jugs of 7% ABV cider, and you just need more yeast to make more.

High West Double Rye

High West Double Rye
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Utah is better known for banning booze than for making it, so David Perkins combined his passions for biochemistry, bourbon, and the American West to open Utah’s first distillery since the 1870s. Whiskies are king at High West, including Double Rye which blends two distinct ryes: a playful 2-year-old and a sweet 16.

Jack Daniel’s 2022 Coy Hill High Proof Whiskey

Jack Daniel’s 2022 Coy Hill High Proof Whiskey

Jack Daniel’s is offering up its 2022 Small Batch Special Release, a potent spirit that deserves small and measured sips. Blended from 55 over-proof barrels of last year’s single-barrel Coy Hill, the whiskey offers 76.6% ABV and a 153.2 proof. Available only at the White Rabbit Bottle Shop and select stores across Tennessee.

Woodford Reserve x Williams Sonoma Spire Cocktail Mixer

Woodford Reserve x Williams Sonoma Spire Cocktail Mixer
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We love summertime Bourbon Sours and Old Fashioneds, so it’s no surprise that we’re in-Spire-d by the sweet-and-sour Spire cocktail created by Woodward Reserve Bourbon Whiskey. It’s a cinch when made with William Sonoma’s Spire mixer, a blend of tart cranberry and lemon juice, sweetened with simple syrup.

Cocktail Courier Surf Kit

Cocktail Courier Surf Kit
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Surf’s up! Bottom’s up! Cocktail Courier dives into summer with a Surf Kit to make it easy to pack beach/lake/pool essentials. Inside are handpicked goodies from SoCal small businesses including YeahBah natural sunscreen, an Urban Beach House towel, margarita mix by Collins & Coupe, and a bottle of 100% agave Volcán Blanco.

Johnnie Walker High Rye

Johnnie Walker High Rye
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The High Rye expression from famed Scotch maker Johnnie Walker blends whiskies made from a 60% rye mash with barley and wheat. It offers a spicy vanilla fragrance, the flavors of apple, clove, and toffee, and a dry but slightly sweet finish. Great for sipping or mixing in fall and winter cocktails.

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