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Bar Guide: Purgatory on Earth

Purgatory’s far nicer than it sounds.

State of the Brew-nion: Shake-ups Hit the Utah Craft Brewing Industry

Utah craft brewing industry stars are persevering through acquisitions and restrictions, winning national acclaim along the way.

State Street Special: Epic Brewing Lives Up to Its Name

A visit to Epic is all about beer, from crushable session beers to sours to their highly desired Big Bad Baptist Reserve.

Why Kiki: Let’s Have a Kiki

Why Kiki is Salt Lake's latest "It Girl." Drag performances, appealing cocktails and phallically shaped food items granted this bar viral success.

SaltFire Brewing: South Salt Lake’s Punk Craft Brewery

Heavy Metal Parking Lot, a 6.66% ABV American Black Lager at SaltFire Brewing, brings a lot of fun to one canned beer.

Squatters: Still Good For What Ales You

Original Squatters founders come full circle after Monster acquisition leaves future in doubt.

RoHa Brewing Project Benefits From New License

It didn’t take long to process the changes from the customer side, subtle though they may’ve been. Only a few days removed from a DABC monthly meeting that changed the taproom’s status...

Not Your Grandma’s Grand America

Dinner and a drink for under $30? With Laurel Brasserie & Bar, the Grand America embraces casual dining.

Explore Japanese Whisky at Post Office Place

Every day some finance bro on an expense account discovers there’s something other to drink than Bud Light and Jägermeister and has to tell me about it. Yeah. Bro. Say “the angel’s...

Offset Bier: Local Brew from a Local Crew

The word “craft” is an oft overused descriptor for breweries, but it couldn’t be more apt when applied to Offset Bier. Upon walking into the brewery and taproom the first thing you’ll...

Park City Après Roundup

Park City après shines whether homegrown or highfalutin. We put together a list of the best spots in Park City for après drinks.

The Perfect Pear: Cocktail Recipe From Water Witch

If you’ve been chasing the winter blues with spiked hot cocoa and sickly-sweet concoctions, it’s time to switch it up. Swap out the peppermint schnapps with a refreshing cocktail to keep you...

Winter Cocktail Recipes From Local Booze Experts

Between ever-present COVID risks and the punishing Utah cold, staying home and curating your own soiree can be as alluring, if not more so, than going out. If this is your path,...

Spend Dry January Sipping in Style

Ah yes, Dry January is upon us once again. For many, abstaining from alcohol after the holiday season encourages a renewed sense of stability. But for others, the thought of turning down...

What We Learned From the Home Bar

Any good barkeep knows there’s more to know than how to pour.  Here’s a toast to author Henry Jeffreys for his savvy and practical guide to "Designing, Equipping and Stocking Your Own Bar."...

Announcing the Winners of Salt Lake’s 2021 Cocktail Contest

“This is a much more difficult decision this year than last.” The editors of Salt Lake, along with Francis Fecteau of Libation SLC, had a lot to discuss while deciding the winner...
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