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Robert Plotkin

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Robert Plotkin

A judge at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, Robert Plotkin recently authored his 16th book, Secrets Revealed of America’s Greatest Cocktails. See his site at www.BarMedia.com.


Ranch 616 Austin Article
Small Wonders   December 9, 2009
By: Robert Plotkin

Tiny footprints, fewer seats — the cool bars just ‘round the corner connect with guests in a big way.

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Vodka Visionaries   November 10, 2009
By: Robert Plotkin

Will vodka eventually overrun America’s backbars, condemning us to a life of lackluster drinks and no-brainer cocktails? Or is it unjustly maligned and is a creative panacea and tremendous source of profit?

bourbon Article
Homegrown & Hot: Bourbons are Back on the Charts   September 2, 2009
By: Robert Plotkin

Bourbon is whiskey Americans can relate to. You don’t need a refined, well-educated palate to appreciate its assertive character.

mixologists Article
Bartender vs. Mixologist: What’s the Difference?   July 6, 2009
By: Robert Plotkin

Is it just semantics or are there professional attributes that differentiate mixologists from bartenders?

Wink Wink Article
Mind, Body and Spirit   May 1, 2009
By: Robert Plotkin

Negatively charged workplaces are not environments conducive to providing hospitality. But as it turns out, the strategy for improving staff morale is straightforward and uncomplicated.

Article
Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy   April 17, 2009
By: Robert Plotkin

Is it a leap in logic to presume that bartenders might find it easier to rip off a jerk of a boss?

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Work the Plan   February 1, 2009
By: Robert Plotkin

In a slumping economy there will be fewer people on the street with less money in their pockets. When the markets stumble and crash is when it's no longer business as usual.

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Whiskeys to Watch   January 1, 2009
By: Robert Plotkin

The whiskeys our parents, grandparents and their parents drank have as much appeal to consumers today as they did in centuries past. And for good reason.



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