Mixology

Expert advice and interviews on Mixology and Spirits trends.


Summer Spirits for cocktails Article
Hot New Spirits of Summer   June 16, 2014

Between the thinning ozone and rising temperatures, your clientele is developing a palpable thirst. The question is — how do you best revive their wilting spirits?More>>

Strange Brews Article
Strange Brews Outside the Hop Box    June 16, 2014

Many of us have had that frustrated feeling that nothing on the menu is going to fit the bill. Here are six beers that didn’t just step out of the box, they crashed through it and burnt it to the ground.More>>

Jennifer Colliau Article
June 2014 Bartender of the Month: Jennifer Colliau    June 10, 2014

Award-winning San Francisco-based bartender Jennifer Colliau founded Small Hand Foods in 2008 to serve the needs of colleagues and restaurants who needed authentic and delicious ingredients for Prohibition-era cocktail recipes.More>>

Canadian Whisky Article
Canadian Whisky: As Good as it Gets   June 10, 2014

Canadian whisky hasn't taken much part in the cocktail renaissance, but there are at least a couple - Lot No. 40 especially - worth including.More>>

Carolina Ale House Article
Carolina Ale House Makes Menus Work   June 9, 2014

Winner of the 2014 VIBE Vista award for best menu, the regional chain boosted sales through concise and savvy redesign.More>>

Forced Carbonation in Cocktails Article
Tap Takeover: Forced Carbonation Cocktails   June 3, 2014

Adding fizz to cocktails with soda may give unwanted flavor, while topping off drinks with seltzer water dilutes them.The solution? More>>

Summer Cocktails Article
It's Time to Change Your Summer Drink Menu   May 27, 2014

Two recent drink menus, one with a moonshine-based limited time offering and another placing apertif cocktails front and center, show that changing the menu need not be a hassle.More>>

W Hotel Living Room Lounge Article
W Makes Cocktails Key   May 27, 2014

2014 VIBE Vista Award winner for best spirits program, the W Hotel chain created a set of recipes with the help of a top level mixologist that set the stage for growth.More>>

Vodka Article
What’s New with America’s Spirit of Choice - Vodka   May 20, 2014

In a country that loves throaty V-8s, barbeque and bone-crunching sports, how did a spirit as delicate and nuanced as vodka so thoroughly dominate the limelight? More>>

Wine Systems Article
How to Keep Wine Fresh   May 20, 2014

There is no excuses for giving a customer a wine that’s past its prime. These days there are several options for bars and nightclubs to keep their vino fresh.More>>



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