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PABST BLUE RIBBON EASY

      This crisp and refreshing session beer from Pabst has 11O calories and is 3.8% ABV. Available in 12-pack cans and 6-pack 16-ounce cans AVAILABLE FROM Atlas Distributing, Burke Distributing, Colonial Wholesale Beverage, Commercial Distributing Company and Merrimack Valley Distributing.

Brockmans Gin Holiday Gift Pack

Brockmans Gin is bringing back its handsome Holiday gift carton. The pack is designed to provide shoppers with a sophisticated and convenient gifting option and retailers with an eye-catching gift package to drive incremental sales of Brockmans during the busy Holiday season. Brockmans gift carton is dark and stylish, mirroring...
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ALCOHOL’S ROLE IN BREAST CANCER SOME CLARIFICATION

by HARVEY FINKEL, MD BREAST CANCER is justly feared.  Afflicting women, mostly, over a wide age range, it is their most common invasive cancer, and a leading cause of death.  A large body of medical literature, while suggesting an association between drinking even moderately and breast cancer risk, has been...
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CAMERON’S KICK

by PINK LADY WHETHER MARCH rolls in like a lion or a lamb is bound to change on a daily basis in New England, but one thing is for sure: St-Patrick’s Day this year is on a Saturday and it’s going to be a sh*t show.  Batten down the hatches,...
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A SMALL PORTUGUESE INVASION

by HARVEY FINKEL WE’VE HAD A SMALL PORTUGUESE INVASION, and I was fortunate enough to be ambushed.  Like Prince Henry the Navigator, the Portuguese wine trade sent out explorers, these seeking markets for their tasty products.  Representatives of five wineries gathered with lucky and knowing guests at Heritage of Sherborn,...
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THE ADONIS COCKTAIL

PINK LADY’S ENDANGERED COCKTAIL OF THE MONTH: THE ADONIS COCKTAIL by PINK LADY VALENTINE’S DAY stands out in the midst of a cold, long winter as a bright celebration of love and beauty, and a great excuse to drape things in pink and red, eat chocolate, and drink nice Champagne.  ...
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Dry Rieslings

by SANDY BLOCK, MW IT’S A NEVER CEASING SOURCE of amazement how marginalized Riesling remains in the market.  Restaurants and stores featuring dramatically lesser quality white grapes continue to underrepresent Riesling.  Why? The most common answer is that it’s perceived as being too sweet.  Each year though, as more Sauvignon...
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VIEUX CARRÉ COCKTAIL

ENDANGERED COCKTAIL OF THE MONTH by PINK LADY IN THE WINTER MONTHS, we enjoy hunkering by the fire (or any source of warmth really) with a strong, spirit-forward cocktail.  There’s nothing quite like the velvety texture of a properly stirred (not shaken!) aperitif drink, and this is even more true...
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BEDELL CELLARS of NORTH FORK

by HARVEY FINKEL THE NORTH FORK of New York’s Long Island juts out into the Atlantic Ocean less than 7O miles from southeastern Massachusetts, as the seabird flies or marine critter swims, somewhat farther via the ferry from New London or the long eastward-leaning reversed J drive.  But the climate...
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AN ARRAY of SEASONAL BREWS for the WINTER MONTHS

by ANDY CROUCH THE AMERICAN CRAFT BEER scene is nothing if not subject to constant change.  Consumers, driven by experience- hungry millennials, constantly want the new, the untried, the next great beer.  Many are often content to experience a beer only once before moving on to the next pint, can,...
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