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Interesting to see what the winners were...
At this year’s San Francisco World Spirits Competition, I tasted bourbons that absolutely wowed me. This competition restored my faith in the new bourbons hitting the market, and it reminded me of an old friend that is pretty damn good. As soon as I learned the winners, including one brand I’d never tasted, I immediately …
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I've always found Knob Creek to be an excellent bourbon but surprised that BT was ranked behind it.
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Slt!!!!
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Nice video about our proposed campus released today!
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"In a revelation that defies all reason, the New York attorney general’s office found that four out of five [1] of the most popular herbal supplements sold at those major retailers contained precisely zero of the ingredients listed on their labels. Instead, the products, which are typically used as alternative medicine treatments, were found to contain cheap fillers such as rice, a common house plant called dracaena and (weirdly) asparagus."

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Source: http://www.vocativ.com/culture/health-culture/supplements/
[1] http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/02/02/health/herbal_supplement_letters.html?_r=0
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Really strong homeopathic supplements, perhaps? Maybe the researchers just weren't measuring hard enough. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMGIbOGu8q0
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Stop me if you've heard this one: two AIs walk into a bar...
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+Chris Messina and they end up with syphilis, right?
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Who wants to give +Gary Vaynerchuk a piece of their mind?
But it does have an expiration date.
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It's the self fulfilling prophesy theory: If you yell and scream that g+ is dead, eventually you'll be right. I'm going to start doing the same with all other web services
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My. brother. Dipka singh chauan
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Thanks, doctor! I'll have two!
Turns out that whiskey is one of the healthiest alcohols around! Here are some of the best health benefits of whiskey...
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Tea in your cocktail?
Purchase artisanal tea cocktail mixers crafted by Owl's Brew.
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Applying Euromonitor Intl's Top 10 Consumer Trends for 2015 [1] to the spirits business.

[1] http://blog.euromonitor.com/2015/01/top-10-consumer-trends-for-2015.html
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What do you guys make of all these on-demand liquor delivery services? Useful to you?
The snow is piled high and frozen on the New York City streets. Joshua and Amanda sit on their couch for the fifth night in a row, bored out of their minds..
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Cool, report back if you try it!
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A long-form story you guys might enjoy.
You won’t find the Billy Goat Tavern’s Jeff Magill making flashy pours or mixing exotic cocktails. It’s not those things that make a great bartender.
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Indeed. A really nice read.
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Agent of free will. Invented the #hashtag. Not the actor.
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Chris Messina lives in San Francisco and is known for inventing the hashtag, starting the BarCamp and coworking communities, and advancing technology initiatives such as OpenIDOAuthActivity Streams, and microformats. He previously worked at Google on Google+ as a UX designer and developer advocate.
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  • NeonMob
    Head of Community & Growth, 2013 - 2013
  • Google
    UX Designer, 2012 - 2013
    I'm a UX designer on the Google+ Profiles, Pages, and Platform team.
  • Google
    Developer Advocate, 2009 - 2011
    I served as a developer advocate on the Google+ Platform and then helped to create the Google Developers (developers.google.com) brand, website, and product vision.
  • Citizen Space
    Owner
  • Flock
    Experience Architect
  • Citizen Agency
    Co-founder, consultant
  • Mozilla
    Designer