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Happy Repeal Day   November 17, 2009

The DC Craft Bartenders Guild celebrates the 76th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition at its Second Annual Repeal Day Ball Dec. 5. The black tie ball will be held at PS 7’s restaurant.More>>

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USBG News: Nov. 17, 2009   November 17, 2009

Testing for the USBG Master Accreditation program, levels I and II, will take place during the 2010 Nightclub & Bar Show in Las Vegas on March 10.More>>

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This Gin Joint is Jumpin'   November 10, 2009

At New Heights Restaurant in Washington, D.C., gin junkies can get their fix — and then some. The bistro boasts upward of 32 examples of gin, accounting for 35 percent of all liquor sales.More>>

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Vodka Visionaries   November 10, 2009

Will vodka eventually overrun America’s backbars, condemning us to a life of lackluster drinks and no-brainer cocktails? Or is it unjustly maligned and is a creative panacea and tremendous source of profit?More>>

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Calling All Contestants   November 3, 2009

G’Vine, Gin de France, is on the lookout for the G’Vine Gin Connoisseur 2010, and Relais & Châteaux asks female mixologists to create Bond Girl-inspired Martinis.More>>

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Membership Has Its Benefits   November 3, 2009

Any bartender looking to better him or herself and “raise the bar” on his or her own skills, knowledge and professionalism would benefit from being a member of the USBG.More>>

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A Single Malt in Spain   November 3, 2009

Casa Victor Montes, located on Plaza Nueva in the old part of town, holds one of Spain’s largest whisky collections — 600 bottles, 80 of which are still being served.More>>

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Drink Menu Updates   November 3, 2009

What's new on the menu at Portland's Urban Farmer; D.C.'s Masa 14 and Proof; and NYC's Ideya, Bar Celona, JakeWalk and London Lennie's.More>>

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Books, Classes & Cocktails   November 3, 2009

Jill DeGroff's "Lush Life; Portraits from the Bar" book tour; absinthe of the month series in New Orleans; hands-on distilling workshop; greening your bar; and more.More>>

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A Barkeep's Best Friend   November 3, 2009

Brian Rea's web site, thebarkeeper.com, is a great introduction into the mind of a man who knows every thing that was worth knowing about bartending in America.More>>



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