Mixology
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Spirits Sales Struggle but Cocktail Competitions Thrive   February 9, 2010

On-premise spirits down 3 percent in 2009; SIP Awards deadline is April 30; Manhattan Cocktail Classic competition; Cocktail Kingdom Top 50 Bartenders; and Tales of the Cocktail Competition.More>>

Charles Joly Article
Checking in with Charles Joly   February 9, 2010

Charles Joly heads up the mixology program for The Drawing Room at Le Passage in Chicago, the winner of Cocktail Lounge of the Year in the 2010 Nightclub & Bar Awards.More>>

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Spirits Industry “Recession Resilient”   February 8, 2010

Citing figures that show distilled spirits volume grew 1.4 percent but revenue held steady at $18.7 billion in 2009, DISCUS CEO Peter Cressy calls the industry “recession resilient.”More>>

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Bartender Training, Seminars, Books and More   January 26, 2010

BarSmarts Wired reopens; Emily Stanley named ambassador for Lucas Bols; Derek Brown's cocktail seminars at The Passenger; Angostura shortage; Tony Abou-Ganim's new book; and Cuba Libre expands.More>>

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Beware of Robot Bartenders   January 26, 2010

Student inventors at the University of Washington came up with a "bar-bot" with the capability to hold up to four different bottles and has memory capacity for recipes and drink preferences.More>>

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The Untold Story of the Lonely Garnish   January 26, 2010

The garnish does not have to just cling to the edge of the glass as an irrelevant afterthought, a once proud fruit added without consideration. I’m very relieved to say that garnishes are back!More>>

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Cocktail Competitions Scheduled   January 26, 2010

There's a pot of $15,000 in cash prizes on the line at the “Shake It Up 2010” cocktail competition at the Nightclub & Bar Show, and the Can Can Classic will take place in June in NYC.More>>

Cognac Summit Article
Classic Cocktails Revisited at Cognac Summit   January 26, 2010

At this year's Cognac Summit, bartenders around the world made a concerted effort to bring the Cognac-based drinks and other classic cocktails into the 21st century.More>>

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Yuri Kato’s Japanese Cocktails   January 20, 2010

In partnership with Suntory, CocktailTimes.com founder Yuri Kato’s debuts her book Japanese Cocktails: Mixed Drinks with Saké, Shochu, Whisky and More (Chronicle Books).More>>

Cognac Aroma Wheel Article
Cognac Summit, Casa Coctel, Coffee Cocktails and More   January 12, 2010

Information on the 2010 International Cognac Summit, LeNell Smothers' Casa Coctel venture, Diageo's World Class 2010, India's Cafe Coffee Day's High Spirits menu and Brian Van Flandern’s award.More>>



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