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Emporium Arcade Bar San Francisco

Since establishing a presence in the Bay Area in 2017, Emporium Arcade Bar has become known not only for its vintage arcade games and popular DJ nights, but also for its renowned cocktail program and cultivated, ever-evolving list of the area’s best local craft brews. From sophisticated, ingredient-driven draft cocktails to fun, boozy slushies available currently at the San Francisco location and soon in Oakland, Emporium offers guests an unparalleled beverage experience. In addition, Oakland offers an incredible happy hour Wednesday through Sunday including $1 off draft beers, plus $1 of complimentary game tokens with a drink purchase from 5 to 7 p.m. Emporium is open for guests 21 years or older and is located at 616 Divisadero St. in San Francisco and 1805 Telegraph Ave. in Oakland.

Featured on Emporium Arcade Bar’s innovative house-made draft cocktail menu at both locations is the Summer Mule, a fresh take on the classic Moscow Mule made with Ketel One Vodka, St. Germain, ginger beer, lime and fresh watermelon. For those searching for an eclectic whiskey-based cocktail option, Emporium offers the Sonic Boom Old Fashioned crafted with Bulleit Rye Bourbon, Solerno Blood Orange, Luxardo Maraschino and cherry bark vanilla bitters. Guests can also enjoy classic cocktails mixed by Emporium’s knowledgeable bar crew from a wide selection of both popular and hard-to-find liquor brands, with emphasis on bourbon/whiskey, tequila and mezcal.

To cool off during the warmer summer months, Emporium offers house-made craft boozy slushies providing a refreshing way to beat the heat. Slushies are currently served at the San Francisco location and will soon be available in Oakland. Options include Yoshi’s Island made with Ketel One Vodka, Clement Coconut Rum, pineapple and Tropical Red Bull; Campari Mango Spritz crafted with rosé, Campari, Cocchi Americano and mango; Watermelon Margarita prepared with Volcan Tequila, Triple Sec, lime and watermelon; and Kirby made with Ketel One Botanical Peach and Orange Vodka, Clément Coconut, Coconut Berry Red Bull, blackberry and lemon.

In addition, both locations boast an outstanding, curated selection of rotating local craft beers on tap, including the Laughing Monk Holy Ghost Pilsner by Laughing Monk Brewing featuring aromas of lemon and wheat bread. Also on the menu, the Berryessa Free Kittens Lager by Berryessa Brewing Co., New Glory Gummy Worms Pale Ale from New Glory Craft Brewery, Inhume American IPA by Ghost Town Brewing, True Kölsch from Almanac Beer Company, Passion Pool Sour by Mikkeller Brewing and more.

“We have featured local craft beer almost exclusively at our different locations since we first opened in Chicago in 2012,” said Danny Marks, co-founder, Emporium Arcade Bar. “We’ve continued the same approach in the Bay Area, dedicating almost all our taps to California’s awesome breweries. Special beer events and exclusive one-off brew collaborations have been an important part of our business that we look forward to continuing post-COVID. We want our guests not only to hang out and have a good time playing games and enjoying our amazing local art collection, but also take a deep dive into our expansive drink menu showcasing local flavors, fun cocktails, boozy slushies and many off-the-beaten-path spirits offerings.”

About Emporium Arcade Bar

Emporium Arcade Bar is the quintessential cool place to hang out and have a good time. Originally launched in Chicago in 2012, Emporium now has six locations: three in Chicago (Wicker Park, Fulton Market and Logan Square), two in the Bay Area (San Francisco and Oakland) and one in Las Vegas (AREA15). Emporium Arcade Bar offers unparalleled destinations for all types of games, including classic arcade favorites, pool tables, pinball, foosball and many more. Its passionately curated bar purveys the choicest craft beer selections, an innovative cocktail program and expansive liquor list. In addition, Emporium Arcade Bar showcases vibrant murals by local artists and an ongoing, robust calendar of live shows, DJs and game tournaments.

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Bubby Boozy Beverages

The Original Cocktail Book to Make Your Bubbly Boozy Beverages Even Boozier

An ice-cold, sparkling hard seltzer is a tasty, low-cal, refreshing treat on its own. And now, these canned beverages are getting a mixed-drink makeover, thanks to The Hard Seltzer Cocktail Book: 55 Unofficial Recipes for White Claw Slushies, Truly Mixers, and More Spiked-Seltzer Drinks [978-1646041855, $19.95, Ulysses Press, June 2021] by Casie Vogel.

The first of its kind, The Hard Seltzer Cocktail Book is your go-to resource for transforming your favorite alcoholic seltzers into deliciously fun cocktails. Whether you’re a fan of Truly, White Claw, Vizzy, or Bud Light Seltzer, there’s something for everyone with these easy-to-make recipes, including Aperol Spritz-o-Clock, Fizzy Fuzzy Navels, Watermelon Sugar Slushy, Millennial Cosmo, Fizzier French 75, Summer in the City Manhattan. Truly LIIT (Long Island Iced Tea), Lemon Drop It Like It’s Hot, Lost in the Jungle Juice and much more!

Author Casie Vogel, a self-declared lover of all things carbonated, is sharing her expertise to help you make every season hard-seltzer season. “At 4 to 6 percent alcohol content, it’s an easy beverage to imbibe any time of day. But sometimes you have to take it up a notch…or several,” she said. “What’s the right ratio? What actually tastes like a cocktail, doesn’t skimp, but also doesn’t immediately send you to blackout town? Well, my friend, that is where my help comes in. The recipes are dangerously delicious and designed to get the party going, whether it’s a Friday night pregame or your next big party—or if it’s just been a tough day (girl, you do you). Instead of that next round of probably (always) regrettable tequila shots, pick up this book and let’s get bubbly.”

The Hard Seltzer Cocktail Book offers everything you need to add a little snap, sparkle, and pop to your favorite cocktails.

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INDOGGO Gin by Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg’s newest spirit, INDOGGO® Gin, is being released today, Friday April 9th in honor of National Gin and Tonic Day. This newly launched spirit is a mix of seven premium botanicals and masterfully infused with an all-natural strawberry flavor, the liquid is deliciously light bodied and certified gluten free. INDOGGO® Gin is light on the juniper with a sweet and fruity finish, easy to mix and easy to drink!

Raise your glass to the king of gin and juice, and mix up Snoop’s personal favorite take on the classic Gin & Tonic- The Low Rider. This refreshing and citrusy cocktail is great to unwind with and sip all spring and summer long! Sure to please the palette of any gin aficionado, “The Low Rider” is crafted with 1.5 oz Indoggo Gin, 3oz tonic water and garnished with an orange slice. This mouthwatering mixed drink is all you need to make your Gin and Tonic Day complete!

The Low Rider

1.5 oz INDOGGO® Gin

3 oz tonic water

Orange slice garnish

Add INDOGGO® and tonic water into a highball glass, filled with ice. Garnish with orange slice.