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The World’s Most Expensive Cocktail

World's Most Expensive Cocktail

Have you ever been in a bar and found yourself shocked to learn that a mixed drink was twelve or thirteen bucks? Well hold on to your liquor-soaked, hats because a world-renowned mixologist has just created a drink that costs over 700 times that. That’s a lot of beer nuts.

Celebrated drink-maker Salvatore Calabrese put together the beverage as part of London’s cocktail week. He is calling it Salvatore’s Legacy Cocktail and the price clocks in at a whopping $8,500. That’s about the cost of a sensible used car or around a full year’s salary for a lowly food blogger (Hey, wait a minute.)

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Irish Beer Picks

"Guinness still stands as a classic choice for drinkers worldwide," says Greg.

For years, Greg Engert has been my go-to source for all things beer-related. An English major turned professional beer director — essentially, a sommelier of beer — Greg currently presides over the extensive beer list at Washington D.C.’s Birch & Barley restaurant and the cool beer bar upstairs, Churchkey. His knowledge of beer is encyclopedic, but he’s never snobby about it.

So when I needed some insight into the world of Irish beer beyond Guinness, I knew he’d be able to provide.

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Pix Potluck — Amber Ale Donuts

Homemade IPA - Amber Ale Donuts

Homemade IPA - Amber Ale Donuts

Sorry — donuts and beer…in one sitting…in one tasty dessert?  This could be the best news we’ve heard all day.

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