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Mango Brava Daiquiri
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Mango Brava Daiquiri

Find out what happens when you add mango to an all-time classic.2 oz Mango-Infused Rum1/2 oz Lime juice1/2 oz Simple syrup (one part sugar, one part water)Garnish: lime wheelAdd all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.Shake, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.Garnish with a lime wheel.

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Flaming Dr. Pepper Shot

Please, have a fire extinguisher handy.Watch Now: How to Make a Flaming Dr. Pepper Shotbeer3/4 ounce amaretto1/4 ounce rumFill a pint glass halfway with beer.Add the amaretto to a shot glass and top with the rum.Set the rum on fire and very carefully drop the shot glass into the beer. This is one drink that& 39;s perhaps best to order in a bar rather than make at home.
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The 10 Best Gifts for Beer Lovers in 2020, According to Experts

From brew-filled books to sudsy sentiments.Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about ourreview process here.We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links.Shopping for your suds-loving friend? A case of craft beer is always a welcome gift, but consider getting something that will last them long past the final sip.
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White Dragon

Try this lemon twist on the classic Margarita, with an egg white for extra richness.1 3/4 ounce Casa Dragones blanco tequila3/4 ounce Cointreau3/4 ounce lemon juice1 egg whiteGarnish: orange twistAdd all the ingredients to a shaker and shake without ice.Fill with ice, shake again and strain into a coupe glass.
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Canchánchara

I asked my grandmother about Canchánchara one day, and she laughed. “Canchánchara? No se.”Canchánchara is said to be the oldest known cocktail in Cuba, dating back to (or before) the Ten Years War in the late 19th century when Cuban guerrillas, known as mambises, began the fight against Spain for independence.
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The 7 Best Beer Growlers of 2020

The secret to draft beer from home.Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about ourreview process here.We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links.If you& 39;re a frequent beer drinker, you& 39;ll want a growler to transport draft-ready drinks from a pub or brewery.
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The 11 Best Rye Whiskeys to Drink in 2020

Whiskey with a bit of a kick.Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about ourreview process here.We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links.Spicy, bold, and part of America’s spirit history, rye whiskey is becoming an increasingly popular option for both cocktailians and those who prefer their whiskey straight.
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5 High-Rye Bourbons You Should Know

The mash bill for bourbon is pretty straightforward: It must be distilled from at least 51 percent corn, although it’s often much higher than that at around 60 to 80 percent. The remaining percentage is a mixture of grains. According to Heaven Hill American whiskey brand ambassador Bernie Lubbers, barley usually only comprises five to 10 percent of the mash bill, as it’s mostly used to help with the fermentation process.
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Red Velvet

1 oz bourbon1/4 oz Velvet falernum2 oz Juice Press raw coconut water5 dashes Peychaud& 39;s bittersStir the bourbon, falernum and coconut water with ice, then strain into a chilled cocktail coupe, and top with the bitters.Rate This RecipeI don& 39;t like this at all.It& 39;s not the worst.Sure, this will do.
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Strawberry Daiquiri

The Strawberry Daiquiri is a classic summertime drink. Chill down with this frosty rum concoction.1 1/2 ounces aged Puerto Rican or Jamaican rum3/4 ounce fresh lime juice1 ounce rich simple syrup (2 parts sugar, 1 part water)4 or 5 large strawberries6 ice cubesGarnish: edible orchidAdd all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.
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6 Unusual Vodka Flavors You Need to Try

When it comes to liquor sales, there is no competing with vodka. Last year, according to the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS), it out-sold gin, rum, tequila, Irish whiskey and scotch—combined. And what’s helping drive this growth is a bewildering selection of flavored vodkas.While flavored vodkas have been around for decades (Stolichnaya introduced the first ones in the l960s), over the last several years we’ve moved well past familiar varieties such as citrus, raspberry and mango into uncharted territory.
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Toblerone

Advice for anyone looking to mix a dynamite dessert cocktail: Start with a dynamite dessert and work backward. This rich after-dinner drink is inspired by the iconic Swiss chocolate, Toblerone, and is just as nutty, creamy and decadent.3/4 oz Kahlúa3/4 oz Frangelico3/4 oz Baileys Irish cream1/2 oz Honey syrup*1 oz Heavy creamGarnish: Toblerone chocolate shavingsGarnish: Chocolate syrup rimPlace chocolate syrup in a small shallow bowl or rimmed plate.
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Bossa Manhattan

Cachaça, Brazil’s national spirit and a close cousin to rum, is generally known for its grassy and sometimes funky flavors. Several cachaça producers, however, have begun experimenting with aging their spirits in various woods, imparting additional flavor notes.Leblon’s Reserva Especial, the premier offering from the brand, is aged for up to two years in new Limousin French oak barrels, known for their vanilla flavor, before being blended and bottled.
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8 Can’t-Miss Cognac Classics to Try Now

Ever tried a cocktail made with cognac? If you answered “no”—and even if you said “yes”—stop right there. This French spirit, known as l’eau de vie (the water of life), is the most famous type of brandy and, appropriately, hails from the Cognac region of France.There’s no spirit as full-flavored when sipped on its own, and a fun exercise is tasting through the various age-related categories, from V.
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8 New Rum Bottles to Try Right Now

Of all the spirits in the world, rum is arguably the wildest of the Wild West. Aside from the primary criteria that it must be made from a sugar product, there are no universally acknowledged guidelines as to what constitutes rum.“Rum enjoys unique status in the world of spirits,” says bartender Shannon Mustipher in her new book, “Tiki: Modern Tropical Cocktails.
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