Mixology

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How to Make Several Popular Rum-Based Drinks

Han Solo season is about to be upon us. While summer may be coming to a close, and while grocery stores are stocking up on everything Pumpkin Spice, it does not mean the rum is gone. Island imbibing is always in season, and there’s no

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The 5 Cocktails You Must Master For Your Home Bar

Everyone should know how to mix a drink. In my humble opinion, it should be a requirement that every person at the beginning of the journey of life works in the service industry, particularly behind a bar. That way, we all know what it’s like

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Don’t Worry, Ryan Reynolds Isn’t Leaving Aviation Gin…Yet

Earlier this week, it was announced that Diageo is buying Ryan Reynolds’ Aviation American Gin for $610M. Diageo is a multi-national beverage company headquartered in London and one of the largest distillers in the world. In 2017 Diageo also bought Casamigos, the Tequila brand founded

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How To Make The Walter Mercado Cocktail Recipe

Netflix’s documentary Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado tells the story of how the world famous Puerto Rican astrologer touched the lives of Latin American viewers everywhere. There is a memorable scene where Bobby Gilardi, beverage director of Miami restaurant Ariete, describes a

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Battle Of The Beer Makers: Who’s Winning The Craft Beer War? (Part 3)

“All right. They’re on our left, they’re on our right, they’re in front of us, they’re behind us…They can’t get away this time.”Lt. Gen. Lewis B “Chesty” Puller There’s been a growing apprehension rippling through the craft beer community that began a few short years

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Craft Brew, Pizza, And A Ghost (Part 2)

“I have always been told that if I do see Nina the Ghost, just to nod and move on”Joel Corcoran (Local Guide) Not many restaurants, pubs or businesses that I know can boast of an employee that never leaves, takes no pay and doesn’t talk

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The Soul of Craft Beer: A Brief History (Part 1)

“Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.”Benjamin Franklin With an impressive one million barrels of craft beer produced each year it’s no wonder why Portland has been called “Craft Beer Central”. What gave this amazing city its title

The French 75 Cocktail
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Hidden Cocktails: The French 75

A prototype of today's French 75 was invented at the New York Bar in Paris by Harry MacElhone. It wasn't refined into its more recognizable version until Wold War 1.
White Chocolate Peppermint Martini Cocktail Recipe Hidden Cocktails
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Hidden Cocktails (Holiday Edition): White Chocolate Peppermint Martini

appy Holidays everyone! With the holiday season coming ever closer, everyone’s looking for a little festive food and drink. Finding the perfect drink for your celebrations is almost like finding the perfect gift for yourself. Here at GREY we’ve found a couple of cool holiday

Apple Pie on the Rocks Cocktail
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Hidden Cocktails (Holiday Edition): Apple Pie on the Rocks

With the holiday season coming ever closer, everyone’s looking for a little festive food and drink. Finding the perfect drink for your Christmas Eve celebrations is almost like finding the perfect gift for yourself. Here at GREY we’ve found a couple of cool holiday cocktail recipes for

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Extraordinary Gifts for the Gentlemen in Your Life

Need help finding the best Christmas gifts for the men in your life? No problem! GREY has assembled the perfect list for your dad, brother, husband, or friend. Whatever the occasion or whoever he may be, these gifts will make him feel like a new

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Hidden Cocktails: Bourbon Cider Cocktail

With the huge number of cocktails out in the world, it’s not surprising that a few fall through the cracks. There are hidden gems in those lost cocktails, delicious drinks that everybody would probably enjoy. This week we’re focusing on Cider Bourbon Cocktails! This cocktail may not

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Hidden Cocktails: The Sidecar

With the huge number of cocktails out in the world, it’s not surprising that a few fall through the cracks. There are hidden gems in those lost cocktails, delicious drinks that everybody would probably enjoy. This week we’re focusing on the Sidecar! The Sidecar used to be

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Super Secret Speakeasies in Chicago

Today, speakeasies are seen as secret, exclusive, and something undeniably fun to be in. Here are a few speakeasies to check out in Chicago