Mixology

Expert advice and interviews on Mixology and Spirits trends.


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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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U.S. Mixologist Patricia Richards Places Fourth in International Cocktail Competition   February 5, 2010

Las Vegas' Patricia Richards finished fourth in the Finlandia Vodka Cup, the highest finish ever for a U.S. contestant in the 12-year history of the competition.More>>

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Finlandia Vodka Celebrates 40th Anniversary   January 27, 2010

To celebrate its 40th Anniversary, Finlandia Vodka is offering special gift packages throughout the year and holding anniversary celebrations to commemorate its introduction to the U.S.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>>

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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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Beam Global Brands Win Awards at First International SIP Awards   January 25, 2010

(rī)1 Whiskey, Hornitos Tequila and Tres Generaciones Tequila earn platinum honors, the highest honor awarded, from a panel of 100 consumer judges at the first SIP Awards.More>>

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Tony Abou-Ganim's New Guide to Mixology to be Released in March   January 21, 2010

Tony Abou-Ganim's new guide to mixology, The Modern Mixologist: Contemporary Classic Cocktails (Agate Surrey, 978-1-57284-107-9, $35) will be released March 26, 2010.More>>



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