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There's something about customising a Bloody Mary to fit your special palate that is infinitely appealing, and nothing thrills a brunch guest more than a Bloody Mary bar. Here's everything you need to ensure your Bloody Bar is a transcendentally tasty experience, even if it's a bar for one.

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In Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, the character of George is haunted by a decades-old memory of accidentally ordering a "Bergin and water" in a crowded pub. While most of us know the difference between bourbon and gin, it's possible you've made a similar faux pas to the sniggers of nearby barflies. Here are 20 popular alcoholic beverages that you might be mispronouncing.

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Brewing your own coffee isn't just cost effective; it's also good for the soul. Unless you stuff it up, of course. This infographic from the experts at CoffeeTastingClub explains the secrets behind five popular DIY brewing methods — from stove top to AeroPress.

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Gelatinised alcohol has been around for a while, but most iterations tend to be violently coloured, super sweet and just not that good. These cocktail versions from The Kitchn are something truly special and — dare I say? — grownup?

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Australians spend millions of dollars per year on sparkling water, but there are a few common myths about the bubbly beverage that don't quite add up. Some say it's bad for your bones, erodes your teeth, and that it might even dehydrate you. If you're worried your favourite fizzy drink is actually unhealthy, here's the mouth-tingling truth.

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Dear Lifehacker, I drink one can of Coke Zero each day and close to two litres of water. I drink the Coke for the caffeine as I do not like coffee. Could you supply some nutritional info on the differences between coffee and Coke Zero? The benefit for me is the caffeine.

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A good wine isn't something you should be ashamed to enjoy. It's also not a one-way ticket to the often-expensive and over-the-top world of wine, wine lingo, and wine reviewers. It's actually easy to enjoy the differences between a pinot noir and a cabernet without draining your bank account or learning a totally new vocabulary.

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"Nightcaps" come in all shapes and sizes. Some people like to have a drink before bed, and others prefer taking a nice long toke. But while these nightcaps may help you fall asleep faster, they may not be giving you the rest your mind and body actually needs.