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5 Essential Scotches for a Well-Stocked Bar

Ah, scotch. Scotchy scotch scotch. Do you know your Highlands from your Lowlands? What about a good, classic, peaty Islay?

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Sample Michigan Breweries at Utica on Tap [VIDEO]

While the craft beer craze is nationwide, the state of Michigan is putting the promotional muscle of their popular 'Pure Michigan' tourism campaign behind the state's breweries.

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These Champagne Facts Will Make Your New Year’s That Much Sweeter

When you pop the bubbly on New Year's, remember all that goes into it. Yeah, okay, you probably won't do that, but don't let that stop you from enjoying these fun facts about champagne.

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When Do Americans Consume The Most Alcohol? [VIDEO]

With New Year's Eve approaching, we encourage you to drink responsibly, and have a designated driver if you're going out to celebrate. So, when do we Americans consume the most alcohol? 4th of July weekend? New Year's Eve? The results may surprise you.

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How to Cure a Hangover

If you plan to ring in the New Year with a glass of bubbly, or two, you may want to keep these tips in mind, if you wake up New Years Day hungover.

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Champagne For Under $20 For New Year’s Eve

You can't ring in the New Year without a bottle of bubbly.  But there's no need to spend a bunch of money for champagne. Check out our ten Champagnes or sparkling wines, and there's really no difference, that you can get under $20.

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Is Beer Better For You Than Distance Running? [VIDEO]

Park this item in the "too good to be true" column. Apparently, there is a report that says drinking beer may be better for you than running long distances (hmmmm....was this research done by Shultz & Dooley?

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Shiner Beer Adds Cheer To The Holiday [VIDEO]

We've been seeing "Shiner" brand beers from the Spoetzl Brewery in Shiner, Texas here in the Mohawk Valley for a couple of years now. And, they've got a winter seasonal brew called "Holiday Cheer". Here's more.

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Utica On Tap Is Back! Get Your Tickets Now For March 7th At The Aud

Last year in March we held the first ever Utica on Tap where you showed up (or didn't) to sample almost a hundred different craft beers, listen to some tunes, eat some food, buy some stuff and schmooze with friends

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Have ‘A Brew Christmas’ With Beer Stuff

From time to time, you hear me talking about various beer gadgets on your "Beer Break At Work", weekdays at 3:20 p.m. (where you can win great prizes)! And now, you can shop for the hop head on your Christmas list with these must-have beer items.

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‘Snowdrift Vanilla Porter’ On Cold Winter Nights [VIDEO]

Another winter seasonal beer that's made it's way into the Mohawk Valley is "Snowdrift Vanilla Porter" from the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewery of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. I've tried this one myself, and it's a very pleasant dark brew. Here's what it's all

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What’s The Difference Between Ale And Lager? [VIDEO]

When I was a tour guide during my college days at the F.X. Matt Brewery, one of the most asked questions was, "What's the difference between ale and lager"? Let's answer that right now.

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