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No. 29: January/February 2011


FEATURES

Heart & Soul

Layered with subtlety, premium tequilas and mezcals are worth getting to know.
BONUS: Check out our bonus tasting of reposado and añejo tequilas and mezcals.
BONUS: Meet mezcal's meaty cousin, pechuga.
RECIPE: La Perla
RECIPE: Tijuana Trick
RECIPE: Café de la Mañana
RECIPE: Maximillian Affair

 

The Price Is Right

Great wine values are hidden in plain sight—you just need to know where to look.
BONUS: Check out our list of 15 wines under $15.

 

Against the Grain READ »

Brewers around the country are swapping barley for rye, with delicious results.

 

Pilgrim’s Progess
Boston’s bartenders are putting the city’s cocktails back on the map.
BONUS: 6 bartenders dish on making cocktails in Beantown.
RECIPE: Smoking Cinnamon
RECIPE: French Aramada
RECIPE: Northern Lights

 

Tea for You READ »

Think tea’s not your thing? We’ve got 12 teas that’ll change your tune.

 

DEPARTMENTS

Uncorked Discover earthy fig and black tea jam, five places to find a perfect pint of Guinness, Maurin Quina cocktails, and what Ina Garten sips when she’s on the road.

RECIPE: The Bon Vivant
RECIPE: The Mauroni
RECIPE: Quina and Quinine

 

Dr. Cocktail Think you know the Daiquiri? Now get the rest of the story.

 

Distilled Wondering if Campari is vegetarian-friendly? Need to know what to do with that old bottle of Lemonique? We’ve got answers. Ask your own question by clicking This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Taste-Test Find out which black IPAs offer the best balance of malts and hops.

 

Gear Which pour-over coffee brewer will produce your perfect cup?
BONUS: Get tips for brewing the perfect pour-over.

 

Elements Meyer lemons let bartenders experiment with the softer side of citrus. READ »

RECIPE: Meyer Lemon and Star Anise Soda
RECIPE: Meyer Lemon Blossom
RECIPE: Oaxacan Daisy

 

Characters Part mad scientist, part cocktail pioneer, Dave Arnold is shaking up everything you know about drinks.

 

Mix It Up Skip the store-bought stuff and make your own fresh lime cordial.

RECIPE: Rosy Dawn Cocktail
RECIPE: Moonglow

 

Scene Scout The Windy City gets a welcome British invasion with Blokes & Birds.

 

Cravings Crème de menthe makes a splash in fudgy Grasshopper Bars.

 

Quench A tiny Italian village that would do anything to keep the beer flowing.

 

RECIPES

Cocktails Cocktails Improved Opera Cocktail, Bored Stiff, Piccolo, Meyer Lemon Aged Rum Sour, The Haberdasher, Red Pepper Daisy, El Nacional, Aguamiel, Vin Amer Fizz, Ft. Point, Peralta, Adam & Eve on a Raft


Cravings Grasshopper Bars


How-to Homemade Lime Cordial