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Wednesday Beer Cocktails: The Golden Word

Wednesday Beer Cocktails: The Golden Word

Who among us has not wished for the Midas touch where everything we come in contact with, literally or figuratively, turns to gold? Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, located in Milton, Delaware, opened in 1995 and seemed to immediately have their own Midas touch as they soon became one of the fastest growing microbreweries in the country. In 1999, they collaborated with molecular archaeologist Patrick McGovern from the University of Pennsylvania, whose specialty is researching and finding evidence for

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Deep Conversation: A modern riff on The Last Word

Deep Conversation: A modern riff on The Last Word

Yesterday I made a classic cocktail for you called The Last Word, which is currently the center of an Instagram campaign that’s hashtagged #WeHaveTheLast Word. Today I’m going to share a personal riff on this traditional drink, but before I get into that let’s talk about the structure behind the original recipe. The Last Word is a traditional sour, which means that it belongs to one of the oldest cocktail groups out there, originally discussed in print in 1862 in How to Mix Drinks by Jerry Thomas. The sour consists of 3 parts:

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