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9 Valentine’s Day Cocktails to Say ‘I Love You’

There are times when boxes of chocolate, roses, and a fancy dinner just won't do. Instead of being predictable, wow your significant other with these lovely Valentine's Day cocktails.
Music

Shaken and Stirred: A Mixologist’s Mixtape

This Spotify playlist has been mixed to provide maximum ambiance for all of your bartending and cocktail-sipping needs.
Food & Drink

The Absolute Best Vodkas for Making Moscow Mules

Few cocktails are as approachable and easy-to-make as a Moscow mule: just add vodka, ginger beer, and lime.
Food & Drink

Cocktail History: Bogart’s Bitters is a Recreation of a 150-Year-Old Recipe

Bogart's Bitters is based on the first bitters ever used in a cocktail book.
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Score Big at the Watch Party with these Super Bowl LII-Themed Cocktails

You won't need your team to score a touchdown if you're mixing up these Super Bowl cocktails, but we've got recipes representing both New England and Philadelphia, just in case.
Food & Drink

How to Take Instagram-Worthy Cocktail Pictures

Elliot Clark, aka the Apartment Bartender, shares six expert tips for taking better drink pics.
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The Most Appealing Banana Liqueur Cocktails on the Planet

This post contains a bunch of delicious banana liqueur cocktails. Time to go B-A-N-A-N-A-S.
Podcast

Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Coffee Episode

What new bourbon are we pumped about? Which hiking trail are we exploring? Why is the next supercar so cool? The Manual is dedicated to helping men live a more engaged life. Each week, our editors and guests get together for a round-table…
Food & Drink

7 Show-Stopping Cocktails to Sip While Watching the Grammy Awards

These Grammy Cocktails will make any party an award-winner.
Food & Drink

6 Top-Shelf Vodkas that are Actually Worth a Damn

Price doesn't always equate to flavor, but these top-shelf vodkas are worth breaking out the piggy bank.
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Irish Coffee: The History and How-To of This Classic Caffeinated Cocktail

January 25 is National Irish Coffee Day, so we present you with five takes on the classic caffeinated cocktail.
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Old Forester Launches New Cocktail Provisions Collection

The lineup of Cocktail Provisions from Old Forester includes bitters, syrups, and a tincture.
Food & Drink

A Brief History of The Hot Toddy (With Recipes)

The history of the hot toddy is fascinating, so we've put collected it here for you.
Food & Drink

The Best Ginger Beer for Moscow Mules

Pop open one of our picks for the best ginger beer for Moscow mules.
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The Best Hot Cocktails to Battle the Cold Winter Weather

Turn your winter blues into winter booze with these hot cocktail recipes.
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Shake Off a Hangover with a Corpse Reviver Cocktail

Need a little hair of the dog? We suggest the classic (and boozy) Corpse Reviver.
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You’re Going to Need These Bloody Mary Recipes

Celebrate (or survive) National Hangover Day with these creative Bloody Mary recipes.
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The Manual’s Favorite Cocktails of 2017 (with Recipes)

We've shaken, stirred, and sipped a lot of drinks this year, and these were our favorites.
Food & Drink

How to Make Eggnog: The Perfect Boozy Recipe

This modern eggnog recipe from Miracle Bar calls for a whole lot more than egg, sugar, and rum.
Food & Drink

Glühwein Recipe: How to Make Your New Favorite Kind of Mulled Wine

Glühwein is just a fancy German word for "mulled wine" — and it's delicious.
Food & Drink

Winter’s Sangria is Red Wine Hot Chocolate

This recipe for red wine hot chocolate will be everyone's favorite at your next holiday party.
Food & Drink

How to Make Hot Buttered Rum (Just in Time for the Holidays)

Hot buttered rum is a classic, Colonial-era cocktail that's relatively easy to make. All you have to do is play with the spices.
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Get Wasted on these 3 Sustainable Cocktail Recipes that Actually Minimize Food Waste

Sustainable cocktails produce the lowest amount of food waste and attempt to use all parts of ingredients that go into the recipe.