Drink Blogs: The East India Cocktail and More Links

In today's Link Love, easy summer wines, plus a map of New York's breweries

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• Made with raspberry syrup and cognac, the East India cocktail is a sweet (and potent) sip. [Chemistry of the Cocktail]

• For an easy summer night wine, check out  Domaine du Tariquet for chardonnay and deep pink rosé. [Terroirist]

• Want to know where the best breweries and brewpubs in the state of New York are? Brew Authority has you covered. [Brew Authority]

• What makes a good brewpub? The answer may be character. [Beervana]

• Learn how to make the cucumber cooler, caipirinha, and lavender lemonade. [Portland Craft Cocktails]