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Chocolate is a Patriotic Duty: Best American Chocolates for the Fourth

Americans love chocolate as much as hot dogs and apple pie. This love affair began when Dr. James Baker opened New England’s first chocolate factory in 1765. When the Townsend Acts levied a tax on tea, hot chocolate became a patriotic beverage. The confection was first included in military rations during the Revolutionary War. Today, the average adult consumes 11.7 pounds per year of all varieties of chocolate. When looking for the America’s best bean-to-bar chocolatiers, consider the following confectioners.

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Celebrating Fourth of July with the Best American Wines

While a number of Americans select beer to commemorate Independence Day, wine is gradually increasing in popularity as refreshment. Summer has arrived, and eating outdoors is the way to go, particularly on the Fourth of July. There is nothing better than to honor the holiday with a great selection of the best American wines.

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Best American Beers for July 4th

American beer isn’t often held in the same esteem as a brew from Germany or England. However, Americans are prideful and there is nothing better than drinking a beer made in America to celebrate the 4th of July. What are some of the best beers to drink on Independence Day if you want to celebrate your freedom?

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