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Super-Strong Gin Recalled in Canada

Authorities discovered batch of Bombay gin had 77% alcohol content

(Newser) - Despite sounding like a boozehound's dream come true, Canada is recalling bottles of Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin after they were discovered to contain nearly twice the alcohol they were supposed to, the Guardian reports. Authorities in Ontario discovered the botched batch of gin contained 77% alcohol instead of... More »

5 Booze Trends for the 2010s

Expect your cocktails to be herbal, matched with food, and cold

(Newser) - Absinthe and other speakeasy libations are so last decade. Now that craft cocktails are mainstream, what will the next 10 years bring to the hottest watering holes? Derek Brown of the Atlantic looks into his crystal ball:
  • Food pairings: They're not just for sommeliers anymore. "Expect to see cocktails
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Six Good American Gins

(Newser) - Gin has always been the province of the British, but some American distilleries hold their own. Clay Risen takes a look at US bottles worth tasting in the Atlantic.
  • Seagram's Extra Dry: Yeah, it's a mass-market gin, but it's "easily the most drinkable as a straight sip, with a
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At London Bar, Patrons Breathe Their Liquor

Experimental pub cautions patrons to 'breathe responsibly'

(Newser) - Two British entrepreneurs have opened a truly innovative bar—where alcohol is inhaled rather than drunk, ABC News reports. London’s Alcoholic Architecture fills a room with gin and tonic vapor, which patrons covered in protective suits breathe in for around $7 an hour. "We're reinventing the gin and... More »

Super Bowl Party? Try These Booze Bargains

Esquire finds brown-bagging it has its rewards

(Newser) - With Super Bowl looming, cheap booze is probably on your radar. It's not too late to check out these bargains recommended by Esquire:
  • Paul Masson Grande Amber VSOP brandy: This $13 bottle “goes down far more smoothly than anything from France in this price range could even aspire to.
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