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Honor Mother Earth With This Refreshing Cocktail Recipe

Earth Day falls on a Friday this year, which means we'll be combining our love for our beautiful planet with our love of refreshing cocktails. 

Drink Here Now: Pisco Pairings, Beat Poetry, and Sacred Tiki Drinks

"I'm on a whisky diet. I've lost three days already." —Tommy Cooper

Drink Here Now: Tiki Night at Blackbird, Late Night at Delarosa + Happy Hour at Hog & Rocks

Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication. ~Lord Byron

Kayak, Hike, or Bike Your Way to a Refreshing Beer on Tahoe's Ale Trail

Nothing quenches your thirst better than a cold brew at the end of a long bike ride. Or a delicious beer after a day spent on the water. Whatever your preferred sport, there's a beer (or two, or three) waiting for you at the end of the Tahoe Ale Trail.

Weekend Guide: 50-Cent Dance Classes + 'Wicked' Returns to SF

Whether you're eating your heart out, sipping fine liquor, or dancing to the beat of your own drum, this weekend is a sure fire way to get your blood pumping. Don't wait, go and get'em tiger!

Balance Your Chi With a Boozy, Life-Affirming Chakra Cocktail

What happens when you combine soul-balancing elixirs with vodka? Enter chakra cocktails. Happy hour just got a little more meaningful.

Fly With the Green Fairy: Where to Drink Absinthe in the Bay Area

Few spirits are as divisive as absinthe—the infamous green fairy conjures both sneers from skeptics and delight from devotees. The aromatic, herb-based elixir, which dates back to 18th century Europe, has made a resurgence in the Bay Area in recent years. But, many folks are still too nervous to try the somewhat esoteric drink. Fear not. Here are six local spots that will walk you through it.

Where to Sip the Best Sazeracs in San Francisco

With the Super Bowl, Lunar New Year, and Valentine's Day filling our brains and schedules, Mardi Gras (February 9) almost slipped by without us even noticing. There may not be time to stuff yourself with beignets, booze, and beads on a work night, but you can still celebrate Fat Tuesday with a classic NOLA cocktail.

Slow Like Mezcal: Rare, Handcrafted Agaves Make Their Way to Bay Area Bars

Astute barflies have likely noticed that mezcal has been gaining prominence in Bay Area cocktail spots—the smoky agave drink is often served in the kind of bold concoctions that would put hair on your chest. But lately, we stateside connosseurs have started getting our paws on the good stuff—the small-batch mezcals once kept by family distillers for their personal consumption. Now, we're beginning to appreciate mezcal on its own— unaged, unchilled, and without adornment of salt or lime—just how your abuelo would have wanted it.

Secret Recipe: Award Winner Jacopo Rosito Puts a Twist on the Negroni

A cocktail is a journey—at least, such is the philosophy of Jacopo Rosito, the bartender at 54Mint whose variation on the beloved Negroni recently won him the prestigious Bols Around the World cocktail competition.

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