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• Illustrator David Schwen created a poster that displays nine beer cans designed to represent pop culture icons. Can you identify the characters? [Bottoms Up]
• Three mediocre Los Angeles restaurants, each with a craft beer tap lists that cannot be missed. [Caroline on Crack]
• Spruce up a batch of classic mojitos with fresh muddled peaches. [Cookie + Kate]
• Make use of overripe bananas by freezing them in chunks for whipping up last minute smoothies. [The Parsley Thief]
• Still recovering from Hurricane Irene? This stormy morning cocktail should do the trick. [The Farmed Table]
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