Mixology

Expert advice and interviews on Mixology and Spirits trends.


Crystal Ball Article
Looking Into The Crystal Ball For 2013 Beverages   January 21, 2013

What will 2013 hold for chain beverage menus? What do consumers want now? How can we attract them, and still keep sales high? Magic eight-ball says...More>>

Kamikaze Article
Considering The Altogether Ultra-Chic Kamikazes   January 15, 2013

In the ‘80s the Gimlet morphed into the Kamikaze, the ultra popular cocktail made with vodka, Rose’s lime juice and a shot of Cointreau. Even now in its third decade an icy Kamikaze in classy stemware is a “can’t miss” proposition.More>>

Jonathan Pogash Article
January 2013 Bartender of the Month: Jonathan Pogash   January 15, 2013

Jonathan Pogash, also known as “The Cocktail Guru,” is one of the most premiere cocktail consultants and bartenders for restaurants and spirit companies. His signature cocktails can be seen and enjoyed in many of North America’s most upscale cocktail lounges and restaurants. More>>

Whisky Article
Whiskey Wars! Comparing Irish Whisky vs. American Whiskey    January 8, 2013

The growing trend to return Irish to its pre-Prohibition standing as the country’s favorite imported whiskey continues. However, despite the surge, Irish pales in comparison, in sales, interest and, usually, hue, to American whiskies. More>>

Cocktail News
The Surprising History of the Cocktail   December 22, 2012

Source: Travel - Ask any American. They will tell you, in no uncertain terms, that the cocktail was an entirely American invention. But exactly what, beyond the ice, is so American about a drink of British gin and Italian or French vermouth mixed by an Irish or German immigrant?More>>

Abigail Gullo News
Bottoms Up! SOBUO Partners with Museum of the American Cocktail to Host a Series of Monthly Seminars   December 22, 2012

Looking to brush up on your mixology knowledge in 2013? You’re in luck! New Orleans’ “Spirited Restaurant” SoBou has partnered with Museum of the American Cocktail (MOTAC) to host a series of monthly seminars.More>>

Sangria News
Celebrate National Sangria Day by Making Your Own   December 20, 2012

December 20th is considered to be National Sangria Day. It’s a day set aside to honor the great beverage that originated in Spain, yet appeals to people around the world.More>>

Tequila Sunrise Article
Hot New Tequilas for 2013   December 18, 2012

It should come as no surprise to industry observers that tequila sales are red-hot. It continues to be the fastest growing category of spirits. So, here’s our take on the top contenders.More>>

Brandy Article
Classic Brandy Cocktails Perfect for Winter Nights    December 18, 2012

When the wind howls and temperatures dip below freezing, few things reinvigorate the spirit than a drink made with brandy. The following classic recipes are guaranteed to please and provide a creative blueprint for beverage success.More>>

Sherry
Results of the 2012 Vinos De Jerez Cocktail Competition    December 18, 2012

The 6th Vinos de Jerez Cocktail Competition final was held on December 11th at Clover Club in Brooklyn, NY, and Dan Nicolaescu from New York City's Mayahuel won the prize for Best Sherry Cocktail with his After Dark Cocktail!More>>



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