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Sip These Poolside Martinis this Summer

“I like to have a martini/ Two at the very most/After three I’m under the table/ After four, I’m under my host.”

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What’s the Deal with Detox Water and Other ‘Smart’ Waters?

Water is water, right? Au contraire, my friend. If the disaster of toxic levels of lead and iron in the water in Flint, Michigan, has taught us anything, it’s that

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Cocktails for Oscar Best Picture Nominees

Pick your favorite film out this year’s best-picture Oscar nominees. Now, make a drink that plays into that movie — inspiration can come from the movie’s setting, characters, plot, era,

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Get Through Winter by Making and Enjoying Your Own Citrus Digestifs

After-dinner alcohols to snap you out of a food coma.

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Salute Summer with these 15 Gin and Tonic Variations

The tinkle of its ice cubes signals refreshing cocktail relief — something cool, dry, and clear. A gin and tonic is everything we crave in the muggy, hot summer doldrums. Why

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Gluten-Free: Not for Beer Geeks

CHOW.com staffers went into our gluten-free beer tasting with open minds. Rather than using barley or rye, gluten-free beer is made with nonwheat grains such as sorghum, rice, corn, and

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CHOW’s 5 Favorite Holiday Beers

What makes a holiday beer a holiday beer? Turns out, the only thing these brews truly have in common is marketing. CHOW’s staff tasted enough holiday beers to make us

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Holiday Beer Cheer 2007

CHOW rates this year's winter warmers.

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Rules for Margarita Greatness

The perfect margarita is much more than the sum of its parts.

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Great Wine in Minutes!

Testing miracle wine enhancers.

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Glassware: The Long and Short of It

Glasses come in all shapes and sizes.

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A Short Course in Mixology

Get your drink right, from the ice to the garnish.

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Between the Clorox and the Kitty Litter

Can you find drinkable wine at the local convenience store?

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Good Label, Bad Wine

CHOW tastes wines with great labels and discovers the duds.

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Wine Online

Where to buy vino while surfing the Web.

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Thirsty Business

Who drinks on the job these days?

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Bacon in a Glass

CHOW's guide to smoked beers: rich, toasty-tasting ales that are made with malt smoked prior to brewing.

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Well-Heeled Wines

Puglian wines get a much-needed lesson in New World marketing.

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Old Beer Is New Again

Aging suds in oak casks comes back in style.

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Deck the Halls with Beer

Holiday brews cheer the American beer market.

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Bring On the Bubbles

A primer on champagne.

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