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Man Arrested for Shopdrinking

A store loss prevention officer said the man was spotted selecting bottles of gin from the store shelves, pouring the contents into a cup, drinking the contents and discarding the bottles into a reusable shopping bag. [eco-friendly]

The man initially did not cooperate with police when he was confronted.

When an officer asked if he had any weapons, the man responded by saying: “I am a weapon.”
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I tried to grow northern kiwi about ten years ago. It didn't go well.

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I gotta get some Creme de Violette and try making the Aviation.

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Gin, a deceptively simple spirit, has emerged as a quintessential character in the world of cocktails. These are gin cocktails, ranked from worst to best.

New Mexican Whiskey with Ancient Corn is Sweeping the Continent

According to a New York Times piece from earlier this week.

Meet the Mexican Corn Whiskey Distillers Honoring an Ancient Ingredient
This is your sign that you need to try corn whiskey if you haven’t already.