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Korean Barbecue Wings
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Korean Barbecue Wings

Heat oil filled half way in a deep, heavy, 4-quart pot to 300 degrees (test with an oil thermometer).Mix the water with 1 cup of the rice flour and whisk vigorously. Add the salt and pepper and set aside. Take the remaining ½ cup of rice flour and coat the chicken wings evenly. Coat the wings thoroughly in the water and rice flour mixture.

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Mark C. Anderson

Mark C. Anderson is a freelance journalist and editor specializing in food, beverages, and travel.Highlights:Anderson has written for Liquor.com since June 2019.His work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Shakers Magazine, Best American Food Writing, Monterey Bay Aquarium& 39;s various platforms and Monterey County Weekly.
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The 8 Best Tequila Subscriptions of 2020

Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about ourreview process here.We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links.Mexico’s world of agave spirits is a nuanced one. With tequila, mezcal, sotol, raicilla, and others, each category comes with its own set of stories, production guidelines, and characteristics.
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Bourbon 101

Bourbon, the much beloved and uniquely American whiskey, gets its name from Bourbon County, Kentucky. It was first distilled in the area in the late 1700s by westbound British, Irish and Scottish settlers.In 1964, the US Congress established federal regulations for producing the spirit. Bourbon must be made from a mash (the base mixture of grain and water) that is at least 51 percent corn.
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Boston Rum Punch

For a major American city, Boston has accounted for a paltry share of cocktail classics. There’s the Ward Eight, of course, a sort of fancied-up Whiskey Sour that, legend has it, was created at Frank Locke’s Wine Rooms in 1898. After that, there’s—well, there ain’t. One is entitled to wonder why that is.
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Spanish Gin & Tonic

It’s time to give your G&T a facelift. Originally from Basque Country, Spain, this fun twist on the classic Highball looks as good in the glass as it will on your brunch table. The key is in the garnish. Experiment with seasonal fruit and herb combos to find the one that best suits you.2 ounces London Dry gin4 ounces tonic waterGarnish: juniper berriesGarnish: lemon wheelGarnish: thyme*Pour the gin into a wine glass filled 3/4 with ice.
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The 5 Best Online Wine Classes of 2020

Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about ourreview process here.We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links.As so much of life moves online in modern times, so too has everything drinks-related. It has never been easier to pick up a new hobby, learn a new skill or become an expert on something you’re passionate about, and the world of wine is no exception.
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Horn of the Bulls

Will Lee, the beverage director of Grey Ghost and Second Best in Detroit, is a big fan of pairing Midori with white grassy spirits like herbaceous gins and blanco tequilas, as well as salty ingredients, as in this cocktail. As for the green liqueur’s propensity for sweetness, he says, “As long as you’re able to balance those flavors, it can be a great complementary component to use in any cocktail.
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Amaretto Sour

The Amaretto Sour gets a bad rap. Too often, it’s overly sweet and relies on premade sour mix. We enlisted Portland mixologist Jeffrey Morgenthaler to give us his take on the classic Amaretto Sour. What he came up with is nothing short of magic. This drink turns out frothy, sweet, sour, nutty and strong.
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B-52

Believed to have originated in the 1970s by a bartender and fan of the iconic band, the B-52 is classic guilty pleasure armed with three liqueurs. Make this layered shooter in seconds and impress all your friends.Watch Now: Classic B-52 Recipe1/3 ounce coffee liqueur1/3 ounce Baileys Irish Cream liqueur1/3 ounce Grand Marnier liqueurLayer the three spirits in a shot glass in the order they& 39;re listed.
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Michelada

The classic Mexican Michelada recipe kicks up the flavor of a cold beer. We break down the steps to the Michelada, or Chelada as some call it, to make it easy.lime wedgesaltcayenne pepper1/2 ounce lime juice2 drops Tabasco sauce2 dashes Worcestershire sauce1 pinch ground black pepper1 pinch celery saltMexican lager beer (such as Tecate), chilledGarnish: lime wedgeRub the lime wedge along half the rim of the pint glass and dip rim into a mix of equal parts salt and cayenne pepper.
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Pumpkin Nog

Tony Abou-Ganim& 39;s tasty pumpkin and cinnamon cocktail is the perfect drink for a fall party.12 eggs1/2 lb sugar, divided750 ml 10 Cane rum5 cups whole milk1/2 cup pumpkin puree1 tsp vanilla extract1/2 tsp ground cinnamonGarnish: whipped creamGarnish: freshly grated nutmegServes 16.Separate the eggs and refrigerate the whites.
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Is Rum the Next Bourbon?

There’s no question that bourbon is king these days. Status bottles such as Pappy Van Winkle, Buffalo Trace Antique Collection and Michter’s 25-year-old are snapped up as soon as, and often before, they hit store shelves. People who manage to snag one often resell them on the secondary market for as much as 10 times their retail price.
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Rum & Tonic

& 34;I love a Rum & Tonic during the summer,” says Ashwin Vilkhu, the co-owner of Saffron in New Orleans. “It’s a great alternative to a G&T because it’s light and refreshing all the while having depth of flavor.& 34; This drink is served Spanish-style in a large wine goblet, garnished with a lot of the ingredients whose aromas and flavors either compliment or coax out those in the rum.
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Cognac 101

Sip a glass of cognac and you’ll understand why the French say it’s made from l’eau de vie (the water of life). The velvety spirit is the most famous variety of brandy and is named for the area in France where it must be produced.The area around the town of Cognac, France, is divided into six grape-growing regions.
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To-Go Cocktail Sales Face a New Obstacle

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to surge in many parts of the country, countless bars and restaurants have been shuttered. For those struggling to stay afloat, the sale of to-go cocktails has emerged as a vital lifeline. The novel revenue stream materialized only after local officials, from Maine to California, lifted restrictions, allowing for takeaway purchases in 30 states in which they previously had been banned.
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Latitude 29 Mai Tai

The Mai Tai is the quintessential torch carrier of Tiki. It made its flowery foray into American culture between the 1930s and ’50s, thanks to tropical-minded entrepreneurs like Ernest Raymond Beaumont Gantt (a.k.a. Donn Beach) and Victor Jules Bergeron (a.k.a. Trader Vic). This classic recipe comes from Tiki historian Jeff “Beachbum” Berry, the owner of New Orleans’ ode to Tikidom, Latitude 29.
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Irish Shot

Making this St. Patrick& 39;s Day favorite is easy. Just grab your favorite Irish spirits and a half-pint of Guinness for this classic beer-and-a-shot combo.Watch Now: How to Make an Irish Car Bomb1/2 ounce Baileys Irish cream1/2 ounce Irish whiskeyGuinness beerAdd the Baileys and whiskey to a shot glass.
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9 Seasonal Fresh Fruit Cocktails to Try Now

Spirits are always in season––thankfully. Fruits, on the other hand, are best enjoyed during the season in which they ripen. Spring and summer bring us a bounty of fresh stone fruits and berries. Fall and winter fruits can be a ray of sunshine on a gray day. Of course, globalization and modern engineering have made it possible to find most fruits year round—either in the frozen aisle or imported from afar.
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