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Hallelujah. Sing praise for CityBeat ’s annual Drink Issue. Can we get a witness for spiritual guidelines for a flock moved by the holy trinity of spirits, wine and beer? more

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Photo courtesy of The Butcher Shop

We'd never engage in a naughty affair, but if you do there's definitely an out-of-the-way bar for that. more

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Photo by Torrey Bailey

The Third Commandment reminds us not to take the Lord's name lightly, and mixologists and brewers have not always listened diligently. While the alcohol content might be heavenly, the labeling calls for a direct drop-off to the underworld. more

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Photo courtesy of Club M

The 10th Commandment is covered in greater detail in Exodus 20:17: "You shall not covet your neighbor's house; you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, nor his male servant, nor his female servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything ... more

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Photo by Ryan Bradford

One of the joys of growing up is drinking with your parents. There's nothing more humanizing than seeing your mom and dad tipsy, spill their guts and act silly, and realizing they're just stumbling through life like you. more

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Photo courtesy of Small Bar

Sure, it might be fun to try a hip bar once or twice, but it doesn't beat the feeling of comfort that comes when you find a dive you can call your sanctuary. more

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Photo by Carolyn Ramos

The last time I had a hangover was last week. An impromptu, civilized cocktail with a friend turned into weirdo group dancing to Goth jams with CityBeat homies (says my iPhone camera roll). more

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We're guessing God was running to fill word count when he came up with this wordy and cumbersome commandment, which is basically: "Don't lie." more

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Photo by Candice Eley

KindredPhoto by Candice Eley And on the seventh day, the Lord rested. As do most of us after a long week of toil and tribulation. If we're being honest, it begins on the sixth day; if we're rea more

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Photo courtesy of The Hideout

It's one sentence on the stone tablets we never have trouble remembering: Thou shalt not steal. It's common sense, of course, but it's also so easy to break. more

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Photo by Arlene Ibarra

Tiki culture had its heyday in the '40s and '50s, when restaurants and clubs started using Polynesian design themes. For bars, there was an emphasis on sweet, rum-based cocktails that were often served in an elaborate mug or glass and garni... more

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Open now one month, Novo Brazil (901 Lane Ave.) offers an expanding array of beers with bigger and better things on the horizon. more

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Like anything worth enjoying, this version of Monsters' Park is worth getting warmed up to reach maximum climax. more

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If you were a cocktail, what kind of cocktail would you be? Mull over that deep question while your peruse these recipes inspired by our seven Drink Issue drinking buddies and created by some of our favorite San Diego cocktail makers. more

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