Author: Tara Nurin

Brandy Earns New Respect

January 9, 2019

Better brandies, and more types of brandy, are capturing consumers’ fancies.

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Baijiu is the best-selling liquor on earth (largely because of the number of people who consume it in its native China). Its aroma is super-funky, and that’s a good thing. At 100-to-120 proof, it’s not to be trifled with. But this ancient spirit can definitely be enjoyed.

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The menu is vast at Pho 9 Vietnamese in Cherry Hill, but servers will help you find your way. And psst: portions are huge.

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Jersey brewers, looking to the past for inspiration (and improved flavor and texture), are revive the centuries-old method of bottle or cask conditioning.

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Pétillant-naturel—pét-nat for short—is both a sexy debutante in today's wine world and a form of sparkling wine that predates Champagne by centuries.

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Japan Rises to Rival Scotch

September 19, 2018

Japanese whisky (which adopts the Scotch spelling) isn’t exactly new. But it’s taken off as a category in recent years, and demand has outpaced what was already a limited supply.

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Craft brewers have turned the Jersey Shore into a haven for beer lovers.

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The Mocktail: All Grown Up

August 14, 2018

Good news for teetotalers as well as those who just want to lighten up: Mixologists are putting as much thought and creativity into their alcohol-free cocktails as their regular ones. The results are delicious.

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New Ways to Drink Pink

July 5, 2018

Pink had a breakout year as fashion color in 2017, and now mixologists are picking up on it in quite tempting ways.

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The LBI area shows off its craft breweries and wave-worthy shops.

Seen in: Jersey Shore, Just For the Web

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