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  • Meet America's Craft Distillers



    Meet America's Craft Distillers

    The rise of craft distillers across the USA means there could be a great little distillery in your backyard. Get to know some of the top craft distillers in the country, what they produce, and where you can buy their products.

  • American Craft Spirits



    American Craft Spirits

    There is a revolution going on: a craft spirits revolution. Small artisan distillers continue to set up shop around the country. Browse their selection of small-batch spirits and find your new favorite bottles.

  • Classic and Modern Cocktail Recipes



    Classic and Modern Cocktail Recipes

    Wondering what to do with that bottle of whiskey or vodka on your shelf? Take a look at our recipe database, a collection of classic cocktails and modern libations that you can make at home.

  • Hooch at Home



    Hooch at Home

    You don't have to be an expert mixologist to make a great batch of cocktails at home. “Hooch at Home” tells you how to throw an epic cocktail party, mix a delicious cocktail at home, and build a great home bar.

  • What to Drink



    What to Drink

    You'll notice a growing number of spirits on your liquor store's shelves, many from small distilleries in the USA. Our expert contributors help you decide “What to Drink.”


How-To Guide to DIY Barrel-Aged Cocktails

How-To Guide to DIY Barrel-Aged Cocktails

It's easier than you think to age your own cocktail. This is a perfect DIY project for your next cocktail party.

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My New Favorite Cocktail

Wanna know what Glenn's new favorite rum cocktail is? Hint: it's brown, bitter and stirred.

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Love at First Sip

Looking for a south-of-the-border twist on a classic? Try a Tequila Negroni.

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Drink and discover the famously old, infamously new, sometimes barely known, small-batch, painstakingly crafted, passionate and obsessive spirits making their way onto back-bars and store shelves across America, and into a perfectly made cocktail near you. Subscribe and get weekly inspiration, education, and rationalization for your Hooch life.