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Spirits

4 Bottles to Kick-Off Your Craft Gin Love Affair

There are A LOT of different craft gin styles & gin producers out there. It can be confusing to find one you love, so we’re here to guide you through the start! These gins might be a bit of an easier starting point for you gin skeptics out there…so jump on in and get ready to kick off your love affair with gin!

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Beer

The Untold History of Women in Craft Alcohol

It may seem unusual now to conceive of the bearded and mustachioed world of craft alcohol as something inherently feminine. In part, this is because general western knowledge of beer, wine and spirits extends only as far back as 100 years, with the formation of the major commercial labels we drink today. Yet, prior to the Industrial Revolution, the crafts of brewing and distilling were globally predominated by women. Today, our guest writer from Town Under Black Distillery gives us a beautiful and compelling history lesson as we close out Women’s History Month.

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Wine

Mulled Wine Around The World

With National Mulled Wine Day here we’ve selected our favorite recipes for you to try. It’s an interational affair with delicous, soul-warming recipes from around the globe.

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Cider

Sake

The Art of Making Sake

In our previous romp with Sake, we explored what sake is. Now let's move on to the how. While sake's ingredients are simple and pure the process tends to be a bit more, shall we say, involved. If you are drinking sake, you are drinking something that has been made...

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Mead

The Meadery San Francisco: Local & Delicious

Picture this...one day you're sitting at home and you get a phone call from some friends. Two brothers who have been making mead for fun for a while. When you pick up the phone they present you with this...hey man, let's open up a meadery! Um, what? But you know what...

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