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Cameroon Man Jailed for Ordering 'Gay' Bailey's Irish Cream

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 15
A man was arrested in Cameroon after he was caught drinking Bailey's Irish Cream, an Irish whiskey and cream-based liquor that apparently only gays and women imbibe.

Summer Cocktails May Be More Potent Than You Think

FOOD/DRINK | By Lauran Neergaard | Jul 4
The National Institutes of Health is trying to spread the word: Take a look at its online alcohol calculator to see how much you’re really drinking with those summer cocktails.

In the Spirit: Moonshine

FOOD/DRINK | By Kristen Siebecker | Apr 21
White lighting, hooch, bathtub gin, white whiskey, and ruckus juice are but just a few of the terms for the drink commonly called moonshine. You don’t have to travel to the backwoods of Appalachia to find them... just go to your local liquor store.

In the Spirit: Bourbon

FOOD/DRINK | By Kristen Siebecker | Jan 17
EDGE’s new "spirit series" takes a look at our favorite libations, their origins and what manufacturers are producing the best of the bunch. Our first installment: bourbon.

Small Soda Maker Looks to Provide Diet Alternative

FOOD/DRINK | By Candice Choi | Jan 10
Can natural sweeteners that taste good rescue diet sodas from their decline? Americans have been cutting back on soda for years in part because of fears over weight gain. But the pullback on diet soda is a relatively newer phenomenon.

Libation Gift Guide 2013: Holiday Spirits

FOOD/DRINK | By Kelsy Chauvin | Dec 12
EDGE contributor Kelsy Chauvin scopes out the best booze of the season at the first annual Village Voice Holiday Spirits events, and unveils lick-smacking libations and clever cocktails for any time of year.

Caitlin Laman’s Cocktail Hour

FOOD/DRINK | By Heather Cassell | Aug 7
Mixologist Caitlin Laman takes San Francisco and Napa by storm with her unique libations that offer a modern spin on classic cocktails.

What’s in Your Cocktail? Alcoholic Beverage Labels Get a Makeover

FOOD/DRINK | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Jun 3
Alcohol labels may be getting a makeover. Be on the lookout for packaging that includes serving size, servings per container, calories, carbohydrates, protein and fat per serving. Then you may want to reconsider a second round.

Maker’s Mark Responds to Customer Backlash

FOOD/DRINK | By Brett Barrouquere | Mar 18
After backlash from customers, the producer of Maker’s Mark bourbon is reversing a decision to cut the amount of alcohol in bottles of its famous whiskey.

Sugary Drinks in NYC? Size Isn’t Everything

FOOD/DRINK | By Jennifer Peltz, Candice Choi | Mar 12
At barbecue joints, coffee counters and bottle-service nightclubs, a coming clampdown on big, sugary soft drinks is beginning to take shape on tables and menus in a city that thrives on eating and going out.

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