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It's worth the price, if it means saving the planet.
The world asks for a lot of money from you. A few pesos here for guac on the side. Extra fees there for faster shipping. A chunk out of your paycheck toward the nanny. And you pay up, because life is tough and you ...
 
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Three ingredients take an otherwise boring brunch cocktail and turn it up for the fall.
Stick with brut champagne for this cocktail. While the tartness of orange juice leaves room for sparkling wine flexibility in regular mimosas, the sweetness in apple cider and cinnamon whiskey will be plenty. Anything more and you're looking at a sugar rush from hell.Earlier ...
 
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The secret ingredient? A really good tequila.
There are endless ways to craft a margarita. Whether you prefer yours salty, slightly sweet, a little spicy, or smoky, the quality of the final product that's poured into your glass depends on one thing: the tequila.Tequila Herradura Silver has notes of citrus, ...
 
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It's called Cumpadre.
When businessman Raj Sadwhani and partners opened The Brewery in 2015 at BGC’s entertainment complex The Palace, it became the sparkling centerpiece of the burgeoning gastropub scene in Metro Manila. Chef Carlo Miguel curated a menu that was beer-friendly and familiar, yet ...
 
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Full Circle Craft Distillers Co. enters the local Philippine market with its multi-awarded Arc Botanical Gin.
In 2018, gin posted the largest volume gain among all the alcoholic drinks categories, at 8.3 percent. You have our millions of gin drinkers to thank for that. According to a study by IWSR Drinks Market Analysis, the Philippines maintains its lead as ...
 
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It's funky and delicious—and the best kind of rum you can drink.
Rum is back, not that it ever really went away. Some of your favorite classic drinks like the Daiquiri, Piña Cola, Dark ‘N’ Stormy, and Mojito all have that one powerful spirit in common. You probably enjoy rum all the time, and ...
 
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This delightful summer cocktail was the precursor to the Negroni.
An Americano cocktail is a Negroni that soaked up a little too much Italian sunshine, and now, woozy and contented, would like to cool off with something not stiff, just rejuvenating. It's a Negroni that decided to take it easy this weekend. Which is ...
 
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This cocktail is a tropical classic with white rum and sugared lime.
A note on the rum: Some prefer dark over white; if you do use dark rum, cut back a little on the sugar.Don't get out the blender. For a Daiquiri, you won't need it. Though the Daiquiri is most often seen in ...
 
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Sweet and bitters come together in these restaurants.
The Auro Chocolate Bar Crawl marries everything we love: chocolate, bars, and the dynamic energy of Poblacion.The crawl addresses the oft-asked and frustrating question of where to eat. Its premise? Book a slot for an exclusive night of progressive dining in at ...
 
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Four ingredients. One damn fine drink.
For a slighter sweeter version, add agave syrup before shaking. And of course, if you prefer them frozen (though that's not the traditional way to make a margarita), simply add the ingredients to a blender and then blend until smooth.It's Margarita season. ...
 
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Yes, you can have everything you want.
As one legendary drag queen keeps saying, “There’s always time for a cocktail!” We agree, and must add there’s also always time for coffee. If you think about it, both drinks serve the same purpose: They’re both designed to be consumed slowly, they're ...
 
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When you want to drink your dessert, mix yourself up a vodka, coffee liqueur, and Irish cream cocktail.
A mudslide can present itself in many different ways. It might be swirled with hot fudge in a milkshake glass, with a dollop of whipped cream on the top. It might be strained into a martini glass rimmed with cookie crumbles and ...
 
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New Orleans did the country a solid when it popularized this fruity rum cocktail.
The Hurricane is one of those cocktails that you don't think you'll ever be into. Then one day, you're at a rum bar, probably near the ocean with a sea breeze wafting in, and the mood hits you hard. You order the ...
 
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These pubs take after-work drinks up a notch.
The local craft beer scene is indeed picking up, with local breweries expanding their boozy lineups to display creativity, complexity, and depth. In response, patrons are quick to flock to craft beer bars dotted around the Metro for their fix of bottled and on-tap brews.According ...
 
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If you can find them and afford them, that is.
A bottle of good Japanese whisky (they spell it without the “e”) is incredibly difficult to get your hands on these days, and stupid expensive if you do. Yamazaki 12 used to cost around 50 bucks, but now you can expect to pay at ...
 
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Whether you like traditional London dry style, new-school botanicals, or something that's just plain weird.
After a cold whiskey winter, gin is flowing once again as bars debut spring menus focused on herb- and fruit-forward cocktails made with clear spirits. Make no mistake, gin is legitimately back in fashion, with distilleries all over the world crafting versions ...
 
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This is the most number of bars we've had on the list so far.
Legazpi Village's The Curator is once again the best bar in the Philippines—that is, according to the annual list published by William Reed Business Media, where it ranked 37th, the highest for any Philippine establishment. The bar, owned by Jericson Co and David Ong, has ...
 
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The Perfect Pint is celebrating its fifth anniversary.
It was in 2014 when Noel, Alec, and Raymond Tempongko set up the trendy gastropub, The Perfect Pint, a staunch favorite among those on the lookout for good craft beer and food pairings after a long day’s work. The brothers sought the ...
 
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Baijiu is big. More than 10 billion liters drank per year big. But your tastebuds probably haven't experienced it—yet.
Have you heard about baijiu? You will soon. Pungent, distinctive, and clear as mineral water, the national drink of China is often cited as the most consumed liquor in the world. Despite whiskey's grip on the globe, and the boom of agave spirits like ...
 
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Absinthe expert Sven Olsen dropped by the clear the air about the notorious drink.
Absinthe is the notorious Swiss spirit supposed to conjure an imaginary green fairy. However, contrary to popular belief, absinthe isn’t dangerous, it isn’t illegal, and it definitely does not give you hallucinations. While it is, for lack of a better word, intoxicating, there's a ...
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