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Walking through the adult beverage aisle lately has been very interesting.  All new liquor flavors, artisan beer, and soda.  Wait, what?...
  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    We’re Going to Asia Baby, Well Kind Of!

    Another hot new trend in the world of alcohol is East- Asian inspired drinks.  Forbes noted, “East-Asian Cocktails — Robert Haynes-Peterson, Spirits Writer “I think we’re going to see a continuing expansion and evolution of East...
    March 2, 2016 392 0
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    They Came in Like a Disco Ball

    The New Year brings new tastes, or in this case, “funky” flavors of the past.  Disco was a social phenomenon in the 70s.  Saturday Night Fever and late nights at the dance club is where everyone...
    January 22, 2016 465 0
  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    Drink Your Sweet

    At holiday parties, everyone strives to make the best cocktail.  The season of cheer and cookies is no different.  So if you prefer to drink your cookies, this is the time.  I love how mixologists can...
    December 3, 2015 434 0
  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    This May Contain Wine

    All over the internet and Facebook, I have been seeing a huge fall sangria trend.  I absolutely love sangria in the summertime, so refreshing and crisp.  When I saw the creations online, I was floored that...
    November 19, 2015 506 0
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    Don’t Forget the Kiddos

    Now, usually, Edgyplate uses The Scene to highlight the most wonderful drinks the adult beverage industry has to offer, but since Thanksgiving is about family…we can’t leave the kid’s out.  When I was a kid, we...
    November 19, 2015 435 0
  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    Cider, Cider Everywhere

    We all know that craft beer scene is what is happening right now, but watch out, there is a new/old player coming to the table.  That’s right, hard cider is making a return and is kicking...
    November 12, 2015 425 0
  • Beer Wine and Spirits

    Drink Up Witches

    What is Halloween without witches brew?  Just as we all know, millennials love their drinks and Halloween, so why not have our cake (cake batter vodka that is; wink, wink) and eat it too?  Halloween offers...
    October 23, 2015 685 0
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    Veg Out

    Mom always told us – she is still telling us, as a matter of fact – to eat our vegetables. So fine. We will. If we are reading this correctly at http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/eats/bartenders-adding-shot-healthy-veggies-mixed-drinks-article-1.1428292, our imbibing a big...
    September 3, 2015 633 0
  • Editors Picks

    Roll Out the Barrel

    All righty then! We think this is an idea whose time has come, the new Barrel-Aged Spirits Kit that promises to “quickly barrel age your vodka, gin, rum, and other spirits in just 1-2 weeks. Just...
    August 19, 2015 859 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Hot Time Summer in the City

    You know how when the shimmer on your throat starts to slide to points south, and you’re without anything respectable with which to wipe that shimmer before it becomes a puddle? Well, we can’t help you...
    August 1, 2015 525 0
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    Tiny Dancer

    Think about salsa dancing and more specifically dancing at a salsa club! Since our Mima was the tiniest little Cuban lady to rock the rhythm, we are able to speak to the dance. Let’s just say...
    July 3, 2015 553 0
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    Wanna at Least Feel Cool? Go to a Secret Bar…

    When Elliot Ness and dinosaurs roamed the earth, the only way to enjoy a cocktail with one’s friends under the cloak of secrecy at home (sacramental wine or medicinal alcohol were the drinks available) or at...
    July 2, 2015 718 0
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    Would You Eat Them with a Goat? Would You Eat Them on a Boat?

    We pretty much love dinner cruises. As a matter of fact, that might well be our dream date, our perfect night on the town (which is to say, “on the water…”). Cloud 9 Living, which is...
    June 30, 2015 633 0
  • Cool Recipes

    My My My, Here’s the Real History of the Mai Tai

    June 30, 2015 is NATIONAL MAI TAI DAY! Like most everyone who loves to sip concoctions that come with little umbrellas and maybe a plastic monkey or two, we always thought our favorite rum-based tropical delight...
    June 29, 2015 559 0
  • Editors Picks

    Crafty, Tasty and Local

    When it comes to beer, Millennials favor craft. And with more than 2,500 craft beer brands on the market, we’re swimming in choices. But it’s interesting, because our buds (pun intended) at Mintel wrote a report...
    June 27, 2015 589 0
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    GRRRRRR-owler

    Now, this growler thing just might be the ticket for HOT SUMMER NIGHTS, but first things first. Let’s define a growler, shall we? … because some of you might be thinking about, oh, a largish dog...
    June 19, 2015 530 0
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    The Food on the Street

    Few topics makes us as happy as food trucking. Millennials love food trucks. We are Millennials. Oh, for joy. Here’s the deal with food trucks: They’re where we are when we are there, and they’re good,...
    June 15, 2015 599 0