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Spiced Rum Grows Up

Southern distillers add depth to an oft-sophomoric spirit

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A Night in the Ninth

Spiced rum gets the New Orleans cocktail treatment

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A Daytime Daiquiri

A lighter take on the classic from one of North Carolina’s hottest restaurants

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Southern Sodas with a Twist

Regional favorites, from Grapico to Ale-8-One, are all grown up and ready for happy hour

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North Carolina’s Cheerwine Gets the Cocktail Treatment

A Tarheel State–inspired twist on the classic gin and tonic

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Texas’s Dublin Vanilla Cream Soda Gets the Cocktail Treatment

Fresh mint and lemon elevate this classic Lone Star State-made soda

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Kentucky’s Ale-8-One Gets the Cocktail Treatment

A sweet and spicy drink loaded with Bluegrass State flavor

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Alabama’s Grapico Gets the Cocktail Treatment

A sophisticated boozy spin on a classic grape soda

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Barrel-Aged Gin Martini

Swapping old gin for new in this twist on the classic gin martini

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Gin Revival

A spirit rediscovers its bygone days in the barrel

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Easy, Slushy Frozen Cocktails

A New Orleans bartender shares recipes for cocktails you can freeze in plastic bags and take just about anywhere

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Royal Americano Slush

Campari, Coke, and sweet vermouth make for a bittersweet refresher

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Mint Julep Slush

Definitive proof that bourbon and ice belong together

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Fino Hemingway Slush

A twist on one of Papa’s favorite Daiquiris

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Smoke and Whiskey

A second-generation Tennessee bartender takes a mixology lesson from dad—and devises the perfect Father’s Day cocktail

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Warm and Fuzzies

The freshest ways to sip and savor the South’s beloved summer peaches

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Something Sweet for Mom

A light daytime cocktail—complete with flowers

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High Plains Margarita

Grilled pineapple gives this margarita from Decatur, Georgia’s Truman Tavern a sophisticated spin

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A Lone Star Libation: Texas Ramos Gin Fizz

Punch up brunch with this Texas twist on a New Orleans cocktail classic

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Meet the Southside

A refreshing rum-and-mint sipper for the horse-country set