Beverages

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Bourbon Lemonade Cocktail Recipe

In this bourbon lemonade recipe, everyone’s favorite picnic drink gets a splash of spirits and a sprig of rosemary. Whip some up at an outdoor get-together.
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Single Brothers Boasts Cocktails with Conversation

Where cocktails spark conversation in Winston-Salem.

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The Our State Lounge: Cocktail of the Month

Whether you prefer it shaken or stirred, made with gin or whiskey, there’s a handcrafted cocktail that’s sure to suit your style. Find your new favorite drink recipe below.
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Equal Parts Stealthy and Sleek, Peccadillo Delights

An unmarked door leads to Carrboro’s modern version of a speakeasy at Peccadillo.
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Raise a Glass with These New Year’s Eve Cocktails

You’ve always got your traditional champagne on New Year’s Eve, but be sure to give one of these great cocktail recipes a go. Cheers to the new year!
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Hot Buttered Rum Recipe

An unlikely cocktail ingredient, butter nicely accents the winter spices in this hot buttered rum recipe. When it’s just plain cold outside, warm up with a cup.
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Hidden Gem (er, Bean) Coffee Roasters

Good coffee comes with great care, each bean mulled over thoughtfully and roasted to perfection. From Counter Culture to Joe Van Gogh to Carrboro Coffee Roasters, North Carolina has long been home to many tried-and-true, small-scale coffee roasters. It’s clear this state cares about its coffee.* Whether they’re small or just plain teeny tiny, here are even more hidden gem coffee roasters throughout the state. Some you might not have heard of before, but in the throes of winter, get reacquainted with your cup of joe.
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Sippin Sweets: Sweet Potato Cocktails

When it comes to sweet potatoes, North Carolina’s got top crop, and now the vegetable is making its way into cocktails across the state.
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Cranberry Bourbon Martini

The balanced sweet and smoky flavors of this cranberry bourbon martini are sure to bring some added cheer to your next gathering.
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Fair Game Beverage Company:
Bold, Local Character

A new distillery in Pittsboro uses an age-old technique to highlight North Carolina flavors.
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