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Congratulations to everyone who made it to the end of 2018, I dare say you deserve a drink (or seven). If you'res till looking for a way to toast the beginning of 2019, gaze upon the many good three-ingredient cocktails we made and enjoyed last year. There are a lot to choose from.

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Call me basic if you must, but I love New Year’s eve. Whether you’re dancing yourself clean or just hanging at a house party, getting dressed up in shiny, sparkly garments and drinking shiny, sparkly drinks is fun, damn it. Not only is the Kir Péttilant as fancy and festive as they come, it’s extremely easy to make, and it looks stunning in photos.

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Parties are for drinking out of cups, and keeping track of your cup is an important part of that. I have, in my time as a hostess, encountered a few guests who just “aren’t into labels” but, seeing as organisation and order are the cornerstones of a good party, labelled drinking vessels are very important to me. Instead of foisting cute wine charms on people—which always fall off—or trying to shout my guests into submission, I grab a roll of painters tape, and tell them to use fake names.

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Happy Monday, everyone, to help you get through the last week of work we have designed this holiday drink. We’re making a spirit-forward beverage to get you into the holiday spirit — the Bittered Sling.

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One of summer's greatest pleasures is sipping an icy, refreshing beverage in the sunshine -- or the nearest patch of shade. Summery cocktails and punches aplenty are finally ready for their seasonal debut, and just about all of them could do with a bit of salt.

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The weather is heating up already and finding ways to keep cool in the heat is at the forefront of everyone's minds. Food and drink can help to keep you cool during these hot months, including this tip on chilling drinks with melons.

Adding frozen fruit to cocktails to keep them cool is a pretty common practice, but some fruits are simply more chill than others. For fruity cubes that will actually keep your beverage cold for an appreciable amount of time, you want to reach for melon.

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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 without even realising it. Here are 20 popular alcoholic beverages that you might be mispronouncing.

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No one should buy their own drinks on their birthday. And besides getting freebies from your obliging friends, plenty of bars will give you a free birthday drink or two if you sign up to their newsletter. If you plan ahead, you can turn that free drink into a free bar crawl.

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Air travel is stressful, and one of the easiest ways to alleviate stress is to get slightly blitzed. Plane drinks are, however, a little overpriced: Therefore, we feel ok about offering a few sneaky ways to get free libations while you’re flying.

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As any insufferably smug Melbournite will tell you, there's a lot more to coffee than espressos, lates and flat whites. There are literally hundreds of beverages under the coffee umbrella, all of which are prepared and presented in a variety of ways.

This handy infographic breaks down the ingredients and correct ratios for 38 popular coffee drinks (and a chai late for good measure). Get your barista on!