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10 cocktails you need to try in L.A.

Want to give your next night out a splash of something special? Whether you like your drinks shaken or stirred, up or on the rocks, get inspired by these L.A. hot spots mixing up refreshing handcrafted cocktails:

10 dog-friendly breweries in the West

Enjoy a beer where your dog is actually treated like man’s best friend. At these breweries, you can bring your pup anywhere your pint is—indoors and out. 

8 secret gems in Portland

1. 1856 1856 is a super-cool bottle shop and taproom with only eight stools and a well-curated beer list. Bring a growler to fill, an esoteric beer request, or just a powerful thirst–1856 can hook you up.

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