Clair McLafferty

Clair McLafferty is a veteran craft bartender and author of the books The Classic & Craft Cocktail Recipe Book and Romantic Cocktails.


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5 Ways You Can Help Your Favorite Bartenders Right Now

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They've been there for you. Now be there for them. Here's how you can soften the financial blow of the Covid-19 quarantine.

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How Bitters Became the New Craft Obsession (and How to Make 5 Delicious Cocktails With Them)

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Bitters are often described as being a bartender's spice rack, but they're one of the least understood ingredients behind the bar. Though their long history is rooted in herbal medicine, [...]

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Long Known for Just One Brand, Cocktail Bitters Are Booming

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In the world of cocktails, everything old is new and trendy again. And yet, few products have been revived as dramatically as bitters. Despite the relative obscurity of the flavorful [...]

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The 5 Strangest Things the 2016 Presidential Candidates Are Selling Online

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The 2016 election may be more than a year away, but things are already getting weird. One of the first places the strangeness is showing is in candidates' campaign stores, [...]

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The 13 Strangest Vodka Flavors (and the Drinks You Could Actually Make With Them)

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Vodka has long been well known and well loved for being flavorless. For the last few years, producers have worked to expand the market by introducing exotic flavors that get [...]

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Each Bottle of This Gin Is Flavored With the Venom and Pheromones of 62 Ants

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Unlike scorpion vodka, snake whiskey or cheap mezcal, no deceased creatures await you at the bottom of a bottle of Anty Gin. Instead, it's distilled quart by quart from an [...]