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Seasonal Cocktail Creations: The Ancho Chill-Out

Achievement: #18. Seasonal Cocktails | #67. Craft Cocktail Lab

As summer draws to a close, we’re sneaking in our latest seasonally inspired original cocktail: a sweet-and-spicy take on the margarita we’re calling The Ancho Chill-Out. Give it a look and decide whether you’ll be including it at your next cookout! Continue reading

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Pub Golf In Space: An Epic Journey

Achievement: #23. Pub Golf in Space | #4. Posing with Statues

Once a year, we host a city-ranging event in which we walk, drink, and eat our way through 18 bars in the course of a single, very long day. This was our fourth such event, and the first one we’ve actually managed to document properly. Enjoy! Continue reading

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Seasonal Cocktail Creations: The Rite Of Spring

Achievement: #18. Seasonal Cocktails | #67. Craft Cocktail Lab

This post is doing double-duty, as part of our hump day cocktail series, but also as the first of four seasonal cocktails we’ll be creating throughout the year. Without further ado, we present to you: The Rite of Spring! Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Cocktail Week: A Disco Drink Donnybrook

Achievement: #34. Pittsburgh Cocktail Week

Better late than never, eh? This is our recap of the 2nd annual Pittsburgh Cocktail Week from earlier in the fall. Check out the tasty concoctions as we take you from Downtown to Lawrenceville to Shadyside and beyond! Continue reading

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Fine Foods, Fine Booze in Atlantic City

Achievement: #74. Visit Atlantic City

We saved some bucks traveling to Atlantic City via Groupon…and we spent those bucks on booze and terrific meals. Here are some of our top recommendations to visit. Continue reading

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Tequila Tour: We Claim A Prize

Achievement: #29. Verde Tequila Tour, Act II | #58. Verde Tequila Tour, Act III | #7. Verde Tequila Tour, Act I | #71. Verde Tequila Tour, Act IV | #81. Verde Tequila Tour, Act V

We were pretty proud of ourselves when we managed to finish our big Tequila Tour at Verde last year. Apparently, the staff was pretty proud of us, too, because they gave us a token to take home! Check it out! Continue reading

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Tequila Tour: Our Grand Conclusion

Achievement: #81. Verde Tequila Tour, Act V

This is the fifth and final installment of our 12-month tour of the tequila wall at Verde Mexican Kitchen and Cantina. We tried 207 kinds of tequila from over 70 producers; come read our final round of reviews here! Continue reading

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Tequila Tour: Infusions & Smoky, Sexy Mezcals

Achievement: #71. Verde Tequila Tour, Act IV

In this fourth package of reviews from our yearlong scaling of the wall of tequila at Verde Mexican Kitchen and Cantina, we cover infusions and mezcals. (And hell yes, we ate the worm.) Continue reading

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Tequila Tour: Ultra-Premiums & The Rapper Tequila Party

Achievement: #58. Verde Tequila Tour, Act III

In this third set of reviews from our epic battle with the wall of tequila at Verde Mexican Kitchen and Cantina, we cover the ultra-premium stuff and our decadent Rapper Tequila Party. Sidle up and join us for a round! Continue reading

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Tequila Tour: The Revenge

Achievement: #29. Verde Tequila Tour, Act II

This is the second set of tequila reviews from our wild tour of all Jalisco has to offer, made possible by the humongous wall of tequila at Verde Mexican Kitchen and Cantina. Pull up a stool and have a taste! Continue reading

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