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Glossy Booze is a round-up of alcohol stories in magazines. Sunset (April) has less booze coverage than usual, with a recipe for a Basil Gimlet and some recommended Viognier wines for warm spring days. Details (April) has a list of best dive bars in the US. In Esquire (April), David Wondrich writes about a basic cocktail formula that can be used to make many cocktails: 2 oz liquor, 1 oz fortified wine, 1 tsp liqueur, and 2 dashes bitters. Playboy (April) has a story on gin, with some recommended brands and cocktails. Men's Journal (April) has a story on Irish... Read more →

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Glossy Booze is an occasional round-up of cocktails and spirits stories in magazines. Imbibe Magazine (March/April) has features on smoked cocktails, "coffee happenings across the globe," moonshine, beer and food pairing, drinking in Philadelphia, and Riesling. 7X7 (February) has a story on pizza-pairing with wine. Bon Appetit (March) is full o' booze this month, with a recipe for Toby Maloney's cocktail Maloney's Irish Cream, the difference between mixologist and bartender, songs for a cocktail party, recommended absinthes, a feature on vodka, and a recipe for the Orange Aperol Sun. GQ (March) has a quick mention of Averna and Riedel stemless... Read more →

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Glossy Booze is a round-up of drinking stories in magazines. ReadyMade February/March has a short story on how to throw a cocktail party. GQ (January) lists some tasting notes on football player-branded wines. In Details (Feb), Rob Willey has a story on some new versions of the Bloody Mary with an endorsement for the Bitter Truth celery bitters. He lists five places doing interesting things with their Bloodies- Sepia in Chicago, Florida Room in Portland OR, Prune in New York, Bobo in New York, and Absinthe in San Francisco. Playboy (February) mentions the Cointreau molecular mixology kits that you can't... Read more →

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Glossy Booze is a round-up of stories appearing in magazines sent to my house. In Playboy (January), Scott Beattie continues his media onslaught with a recipe for his Pelo de Perro (that's hair of the dog) from his book . There's also a nice two-page spread on champagne, including a few cocktails. Sunset has a story on how to pair wine with vegetables, which is a nice change from the meat/fish thing. Men's Journal also has a Scott Beattie cocktail recipe, this time the the Huck Yu. Beattie's book may have been listed in every single magazine I subscribe to.... Read more →

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I think it's a little odd to put your New Year's party tips in the January issue of a magazine instead of December, then to give away all the content online before it's even January, but that's why I'm not a rich and famous magazine editor. Nor am I a David Wondrich, who wrote all the booze stories for the issue. They include: Esquire's Guide to Hosting A complaint about oversized Martini glasses And batch-sized recipes for party drinks: the Gin Daisy, Manhattan, and an original drink called the Saint Valentine (umm, wrong month again?) that includes rum, port, Grand... Read more →

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Glossy Booze is a round-up of alcohol stories in glossy magazines. -Playboy (December) has a story on recommended bottles of scotch, divided into Speyside, island malt, Highlands, and blended whisky categories. There are recipes for the Roby Roy, Aberdeen Angus (scotch, honey, lime, Drambuie), and Black Jesus Shooters (one part Jagermeister to two parts scotch). Also in this issue, best winter brews. -Best Life (December/January) has a story by Sang Yoon (owner of Father's Office restaurants) on recommended champagnes. -Sunset (November, which just showed up to my house in December) has 10 wine-based mini-esapes. In the December issue, there are... Read more →

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Glossy Booze is a round-up of cocktails and spirits stories in magazines. Men's Journal has this story on the increasing popularity and price of bourbon, along with some recommendations by Wayne Curtis, a few recommended brands of merlot, and a review of The Wettest County in the World . The December issue of Men's Journal is also out, and has a recipe for the Midnight Manhattan, a mention of Palo Santo Marron as a good winter brew, an endorsement of Three Thieves Bandit wine in the box as "adventure-ready wine," and a list of "Top Shelf Hooch" including Bluecoat Gin,... Read more →

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