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An Oral History of Hpnotiq: The Iconic Club-Scene Booze Making an Unlikely Comeback

In 2001, Raphael Yakoby was a 25-year-old college dropout with zero business experience, living on Long Island. In 2002, he was $50 million richer and…

Your Stupid Bartending Robot Will Never Be as Cool as I Am

Technology is everywhere in bars: We use point-of-sale software and computer monitors to start and close tabs; electronic printers spit out drink orders rung in from…

Will There Ever Be a Booze That Gets You High?

Ross Hunsinger, the director of food and beverage innovation at True Terpenes, describes himself as a “high-level beverage guy.” He’s a longtime brewer and creator…

A Gentleman’s Guide to Ordering a Drink

I know it sounds unbelievable, but trust me, there are several ways to order a drink that will cause your bartender to stare at you,…