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2014 East Side Tomato Romp

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2014 Tomato RompWritten and Photographed by Cameron Teske

Birthdays, anniversaries and even the first day of the NFL be damned—the East Side Tomato Romp is the greatest day of the year! For eight years running, this Bloody Mary festival has been a wildly popular contest for North Avenue bars to show off the art of concocting the perfect blend of tomato juice, vodka and spices.


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Pinot Grigio

By Jessica Barger of Mason Street Grill

Pinot Grigio | Featured in Vol 7, Issue 3 of Alcoholmanac Magazine

Pinot Grigio is, I think, often misunderstood and overlooked—like a middle child in a large family. The Grigios, or Gris, in the market are not like those your mother may remember, typecast to suffer a fate similar to rosé. Our market was once flooded with overproduced, inexpensive and, thus, mediocre Pinot Grigio. Luckily for us, demand for good Grigio and Gris has teetered in our favor!


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Pumking Imperial Pumpkin Ale

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Pumking Imperial Pumpkin Ale | Recommended by Michael Romans


Pumking Imperial Pumpkin Ale

Southern Tier Brewing Company | Lakewood, New York

8.6% ABV

Recommended by Michael Romans, Romans’ Pub

“This is my favorite pumpkin beer. The deep copper color lets you know there's something special going on. As you...


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Smirnoff Sorbet Light Pineapple Coconut

Featured Spirits - Vodkas

Smirnoff Sorbet Light Pineapple Coconut | As Featured in Volume 7, Issue 3 of Alcoholmanac Magazine



Smirnoff Sorbet Light Pineapple Coconut

Recommended by Amy & Jason Buening: Gender Perspectives

Smirnoff has been a popular brand for regular and flavor-infused vodka over the years. Consumers have become accustomed to tasting many different...


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Broadbent Vinho Verde Rosé

Featured Wines - Whites

Broadbent Vinho Verde Rosé | Recommended by Nicolas Catura from Prestige Wines

Broadbent Vinho Verde Rosé

Broadbent Wines | Vinho Verde, Portugal

10% ABV

Recommended by Nicolas Catura from Prestige Wines

Tasting Notes by Jessica Barger from Mason Street Grill

Color: Daybright raspberry blush with a effervescent head—bubbles...


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Distil Paloma

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Paloma | As published in Volume 7, Issue 3 of Alcoholmanac Magazine.

Distil Paloma

This recipe is Distil's take on the classic Paloma cocktail--Now available on 2014 drink menu

1½ oz Casa Pacific Blanco Tequila

¾ oz Ruby Red grapefruit juice

¼ oz fresh lime juice

1 oz simple syrup

1½ oz seltzer

Combine all ingredients in...