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  DAVID JOSEPH “DAVE” ROBERTS SR. Full of life, big hearted Dave Roberts passed away peacefully on July 23, 2023, in Truro, the place he loved most. Dave’s warmth and generosity were legendary – he “never met a stranger” as his wife, Kathy, used to say. In the last 16...
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THE PAULANER PORTFOLIO

By Andy Crouch Dating to at least 1634, the Paulaner Brewery is one of the pillars of German brewing and a giant in its home city of Munich. For nearly 4OO years, the brewery has supplied beer to the local community and now more than 7O countries with production of...
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ENDANGERED COCKTAIL OF THE MONTH-ABSINTHE FRAPPÉ

By Pink Lady Sometimes in summer, while drinking a delicious, frozen cocktail, I can’t help but think about how fortunate I am to be living in a day and age where blenders and Island Oasis machines abound. There was a time when ice wasn’t abundantly available, and it certainly wasn’t...
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FROM TXAKOLI TO FRAPATTO

By Seema Tikare With stories of orcas attacking and even sinking boats in the Mediterranean, all of a sudden my obsession with sailing there seems a bit imprudent. But, that has no impact on the wines that come from the coastal areas around southern Europe, so we will soldier on....
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A DRINK WITH . . . ALICE SPECK

By Maia Merrill Gosselin Alice Speck is someone who gets things done. Two years ago, she was a busy full-time mom contemplating getting into the gelato cart business. But as so often happens, during the course of her research, fate intervened and the internet decided to show her a photo...
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ENDANGERED COCKTAIL OF THE MONTH

By Pink Lady I’ve been writing about cocktails for this publication for over a decade, and I am shocked and appalled to note that I have never given my full attention here to a cocktail that is near and dear to my heart, the Whiskey Sour. I feel like I...
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REVOLUTIONARY PUNCHES

By Kirsten Amann The Fourth of July is upon us, kicking off the summer party season that we in New England wait patiently for all winter long. Sure, you could fill your coolers with spiked seltzers and sour beers like everyone else at the barbecue this summer. But why not...
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THE BRONX

by PINK LADY Of all the pre-Prohibition drinks named for New York City boroughs, the Manhattan has had the longest life and the most staying power. It may in fact be the only classic cocktail that was never actually endangered. But as Frank Caiafa shares in his 2016 The Waldorf...
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A DRINK WITH CHRIS WELD

by MAIA MERRILL GOSSELIN There’s an old saying: When life gives you apples, make apple brandy. Ok, maybe that’s not exactly how it goes but for Chris Weld, there’s a certain irony to it. When Chris and his family moved from California to the Berkshires eighteen years ago, they bought a farm...
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