CityBeat - Drink http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-250-1-drink.html <![CDATA[What’s the Hops? - ]]>

Things move fast in the Queen City, and summertime means a raft of new beers flooding the market, both locally and regionally. As they say, when it rains it pours … beer.

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<![CDATA[Summer Cocktails in the City - ]]>

Summertime and the drinkin’ is easy. All around town, bars and restaurants have lightened up their cocktail offerings to fit the season. 

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<![CDATA[Elevating Cold Coffee - ]]>

Remember last summer when everybody was drinking cold-brew coffee (including us)? Well, cold brew is now considered somewhat passé.

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<![CDATA[Pearl’s Brings History and Cocktails to the East End - ]]>

If success is defined by passion and mindfulness, the owners and operators of Pearl’s, Columbia Tusculum’s newest bar, are already set with a home run on their hands.

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<![CDATA[Brew Made New - ]]> Walk into any yurt in Mongolia, and you will most likely be presented with fermented mare’s milk, a traditional drink given as a form of hospitality. In the Philippines, they drink fermented]]> <![CDATA[Monster Tea - ]]>

These days it’s pretty easy for foodies, wine-o’s and hop heads to delve into an appreciation of food, wine and craft beer. It becomes somewhat of a quest as we seek out better examples and interesting variations from the farthest reaches of the world. 

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<![CDATA[Lift One to Life - Braxton Brewing Company’s ambitious vision comes to life in Covington]]>

The family-owned and -operated Braxton Brewing Company held its grand opening on March 27, and invited the community into the 11,000-square-foot space, which features a brewhouse and taproom. 

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<![CDATA[Strange Brew - ]]>

In 2015, it seems that opening a craft brewery is the newest American dream.

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<![CDATA[Lachey's (Review) - ]]>

When a celebrity opens a restaurant, customers likely fall into two camps: those who only go there for the celeb brand, or those who actually enjoy the food, drink and ambiance of a place that happens to be helmed by a famous person.

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<![CDATA[Collective Espresso Expands to Northside - ]]>

Collective Espresso now offers two of the city’s finest coffee shops found off the beaten path.

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<![CDATA[Urbana Café: Italian Espresso from a Vintage Vespa - ]]>

Noguera, who is of Italian descent, now sells espresso from the back of a vintage Vespa utility motorcycle under the moniker Urbana Café.

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<![CDATA[Top Cincinnati Hot Chocolate Hotspots - ]]>

Since we aren’t elitist, we went to a handful of eateries that offer hot chocolate as a menu item, trying both powdered and melted versions to find the best.

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<![CDATA[Drinking Destinations of the Future - ]]>

Winter is coming, which means it’s time to hunker down at your local watering hole.

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<![CDATA[New Juice Bar to Open in OTR - ]]>

Over-the-Rhine offers everything from a donut shop to a walk-up taco window, and soon it will be getting its first juice bar. We’re not talking smoothies — we’re talking nutrient-dense, cold-pressed juice funneled into a pint-sized glass container.

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<![CDATA[Dayton’s Brewery Co-op Builds Community - ]]>

Dayton, Ohio’s Fifth Street Brewpub co-op served its own beers to patrons for the first time on July 16. While the doors to the brewery, taproom and restaurant opened last year — and beer from other brewers has been pouring from their taps ever since — the brewery just received all of the necessary legal approval to be able to serve beer brewed on premises at 1600 E. Fifth St.

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<![CDATA[Northside’s Bourbon Nation - ]]> A collection of Northside residents and art lovers are taking a stab at creating Cincinnati’s first bourbon bar and restaurant, the neighborhood’s soon-to-open The Littlefield.
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<![CDATA[Secrets from Sommeliers - ]]>

If the thought of being presented with a multi-page wine list literally drives you to drink with its scary-sounding words like “appellation,” “biodynamic” and “decantation,” have no fear — you’re not alone.

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<![CDATA[Negroni Week - Local bars prepare specialty Negroni cocktails and raise money for charity]]>

The Negroni has been called an “indispensable cocktail” by Esquire magazine cocktail expert David Wondrich and is frequently referred to as “the perfect dinner cocktail” because its bitterness acts as an apéritif. 

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<![CDATA[Chill Brew - ]]>

As the edict goes, once you go cold brew you’ll never go back to drinking regular iced coffee again. Here are some local coffee shops that sell the stuff, mostly year round. (Starbucks doesn’t have cold brew, so don’t even bother.)

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<![CDATA[Spring Cocktails - ]]>

Spring is officially here, and Old Man Winter — the guest who overstayed his welcome — has left the building. Cincinnati can finally relish the warm weather with a few celebratory drinks.

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