Top Shelf Boozy Library Essentials

Noteworthy 2018 releases and timeless reads to drink in.

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Field Trips: Blue Moon Brewery

From the Sandlot to making wine-beer hybrids, barrel aging and iced coffee brew in the River North District, Blue Moon’s journey is to go… smaller?

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Tequila Selections by Region For Gift-Giving

The differences between highland and lowland tequila and bottles to try.

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Editor's Picks: Whisky 2018

Our Editor-in-Chief’s recommendations for people who love a good bottle.

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Gift-Worthy Gins to Bestow This Holiday Season

High quality juniper, locally-foraged herbs, wild sloe berries and even everyone’s favorite pink wine go into these bottles that recipients will be beyond giddy to unwrap.

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Rum Around the World

Regional rum selections for stocking up the home bar and gift-giving

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In Dry Gujarat, Liquor Industries Fight Over No-Alcohol Beer

Two beer companies begin the fight for liquid supremacy in a dry Indian state.

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Prohibition Ended 85 Years Ago. Get Over It, Already.

Why do we continue to glamorize one of the most oppressive, job-destroying and dangerous periods in America’s history?

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Beer Review: Goose Island Reserve Bourbon County Stout 2018

This limited edition was aged in some of the last of the Elijah Craig 12 Year bourbon barrels.

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An Unfussy Guide to Selecting French Brandy

Understanding cognac and armagnac is all about the mood, dahling.

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Smoke Gets in Your Glass: Red Wines That Have a Whiff of Fireplace

Find out just what makes some bottles smell like crackling logs (or beef jerky).

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What To Give Outside the Bottle For the Bourbon Lover

Books, experiences, edibles, accessories and barware and more to please any bourbon geek!

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Yorkshire Square Brewery is Leading the Cask Rebellion

This brewery is producing a fully proper version of British style beer rarely found stateside.

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What To Give: American Whiskey Edition

Single malt, rye, bourbon, cask finishes and everything in-between to please a whiskey-loving gift recipient (and stock the home bar for the holidays).

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Holiday Gifts: Drink Gadgets and Tools 2018 Edition

Going beyond the bottle for cocktail, beer and wine gift ideas.

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Low Alcohol Wines For Holiday Imbibing

When the days are shorter but the festivities are longer, turn to these low ABV wines for holiday drinking that won’t send you under the table by the end of the night.

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Bartender Spotlight: Sother Teague

With three bars and a radio show, Teague adds author to his resume, but he’s still committed to spreading the bitter love.

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Getting To Know the *Other* Cabernet

Cabernet Franc, the workhorse of Bordeaux blends and the grape behind Loire Valley Chinon, is finding its way into American bottles.

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