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The Smoked Mangonada Margarita is made from Patron Tequila, mango puree and lime juice

Smoked Mangonada Margarita
Concocted by Stephen Halpin of Parliament in Dallas (one of the contestants for Patrón's 2016's Margarita of the Year contest), the Smoked Mangonada Margarita is a (smoky) twist on the standard margarita. This tequila-based cocktail is refreshing and easy to whip up for the upcoming summer months.

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Shui Jing Fang Wellbay Baijiu is a world-renowned spirit

Shui Jing Fang Wellbay Baijiu
A refined liquor that has recently gained traction in the United States, baijiu hails from Chengdu, China with a deep history of over 5000 years. The Wellbay baijiu is a five-grain-based spirit that is sweet to the tongue with a smooth finish.

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GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Ryes features a variety spicy and sweet favorites

Top 10 Ryes
Like bourbon, its sweeter counterpart, rye is a quintessentially American type of whiskey. Enjoy the recent rye renaissance by downing GAYOT's Top 10 Ryes straight, or harken back to their heyday and mix them in a Manhattan or an Old-Fashioned.

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Carpano Antica Formula is a sweet vermouth that is light and refreshing to spark your appetite

When you sit down for a nice meal, make sure you have the right apéritif to spark your appetite. GAYOT has reviews and recommendations on the top apéritif brands to make your next meal even more enjoyable.

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The Poison Ivy cocktail is one of GAYOT's Top 10 Vodka Cocktails

Top 10 Vodka Cocktails
Vodka's crisp, refreshing flavor makes it perfect for mixing with almost anything. We've searched around the country and found the best vodka cocktail recipes from New York to Texas.

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Southern Comfort Caramel offers the sweetness of caramel with rich flavors of whiskey, vanilla and baking spices

Southern Comfort Caramel
Whiskey has never been so sweet! Southern Comfort has made a caramel flavored Whiskey that offers aromas of vanilla and baking spices. This whiskey is great on the rocks or as a delicious treat mixed with Sprite.

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Check out GAYOT's Top 10 Flavored Vodkas for flavors sure to entice a wide range of tastes

Top 10 Flavored Vodkas
Find flavored vodkas from around the world on GAYOT's Top 10 Flavored Vodkas. Whether they're sourced from fresh Hawaiian fruits or are infused with berry flavors that burst in your mouth, these spirits are sure to entice any vodka lover.

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Bungalow 23's Pear Ginger Martini is a light, fruity cocktail, perfect for your home bar

Bungalow 23 Pear Ginger Martini
Ripe pear aromas are immediate when you open a bottle of Bungalow 23's Pear Ginger Martini. This is followed on the palate with a spicy kick from the added ginger and lemongrass — a great addition to any home bar!

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GAYOT's Top 10 Gins offer a wide range from around the world

Top 10 Gins
Whether they're traditionally crafted London Dry Gins or they take a fresher twist using more botanicals, Gayot's Top 10 Gins are sure to entice any gin lover.

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Check out GAYOT's Top 10 Classic Cocktails to find the perfect drink recipe

Top 10 Classic Cocktails
From the martini to the Bloody Mary, the Sazerac to the mint julep, GAYOT's Top 10 Classic Cocktails has the best recipes for your favorite classic cocktail.

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