6 Songs You Need to Add to Your Pregame Playlist

Featured Story / October 10, 2017 / No Comments.

If you want to get to know someone, you have to ask questions. That’s why we, here at DIA, love to get into our readers minds via monthly polls. Not a in a creepy way, more in like “we don’t know you but we know that if we did we would be best friends,” kind of way. We genuinely want to get to know you all better!

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The Best Things About Villages

Spirits / October 10, 2017 / No Comments.

Not a lot of people know about the perks of living or visiting a village. But not to worry, Drinking in America has broken it down to the best nine things about villages.

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We Caught Up With Balthazar Bartender Brian Silva

Cocktails / October 5, 2017 / No Comments.

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We were in London last week and caught up with the talented cocktail maker Brian Silva at the Balthazar. Which reminded us that we need to share our favorite recipes from his book, Brian Silva: Mixing in the Right Circles at Balthazar with you.

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Cheers To Those Who Go The Extra Mile: These Drinks Are For You

Cocktails / September 20, 2017 / No Comments.

We’re living during a time where the phrase, “Do it yourself,” is quite literally becoming a live-by motto. And this isn’t a bad thing! More and more, people are embracing making their dreams a reality based solely on their own merit. They’re original, tenacious, go-getters, hard working, and unapologetically confident individuals. It’s time we celebrate those who go the extra mile all year round (even if you might not be one of them).

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This Whiskey Is Tougher Than You Think

Spirits / September 19, 2017 / No Comments.

We’re usually silly here on Drinking in America, but today we’re going to talk about something a little more serious. Corporate Social Responsibility. Most commonly known as a combination of corporate social initiatives including philanthropy, community volunteering, socially responsible business practices, etc., it’s crucial for a company to practice it. It pleases company stakeholders, influencers, their audience and just as importantly employees. But it usually ends up being a hit or a miss. Sometimes a HUGE miss i.e. the Volkswagen emissions scandal of 2015. Can you say, yikes?

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Meet the Bartender of the Future: The Bot-Tender

Spirits / September 8, 2017 / No Comments.

Let’s paint some familiar pictures, shall we?

1) You’re at the bar and you’re feeling adventurous. You want to try something different than your go-to, but risking that $12+ price tag doesn’t always seem worth it when you don’t know if this new cocktail is going to work for you. So you find yourself sticking with the same old drink- sipping the mundane-ness down regardless.

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We Found The Black Sheep Of Chicago

Spirits / September 6, 2017 / No Comments.

Remember that awful time in history called The Prohibition? That time when people couldn’t drink in America (pun intended)? Well, unlike most of the US who got back on the horse after 13 years, Chicago took a while to recover from it. Almost 100 years to recover, to be exact.

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