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Mixology and bartending trends and techniques. Fabulous mixed drink recipes along with the personalities and products that drive the vibrant cocktail business.


Jack Robertiello
Consistency Matters   August 7, 2012

Just when the cocktail scene has established that customers can get well-made Manhattans, Daiquiris and other classics in loads of places, there's a creeping belief that consistency in ingredients isn't all that important. Huh?More>>

Almond Joy Bamboozled Shake Article
Ice Cream and Beer?   August 7, 2012

Drowning in bitters? Wrestling with your amaros? Struggling with incorporating heat, smoke and pungency to your drinks? Take a break and find some inspiration in ice cream and beer.More>>

Lally Brennan and Ti Adelaide Martin Article
Drinks on the Cousins at SoBou   August 7, 2012

Cousins Ti Martin and Lally Brennan recognized the need for a serious cocktail bar in New Orleans. Thus, opening Swizzle Stick Bar. Now, they're diving in again with SoBou. More>>

Tim Philips Article
Winners Announced, Trends Introduced and Upcoming Festivals   July 24, 2012

Pernod Ricard USA and Diageo announce honors at recent bartender competitions. While Barenjager Honey Liqueur announces the launch of their annual bartender competition and Malibu launches their Music Invasion Tour. More>>

Jack Robertiello
The Price of the Drink   July 24, 2012

Much of America is in drought, and that means those cucumbers and peaches and watermelons and herbs your drink list counts on this summer may be smaller, drier and more expensive. Time to adjust?More>>

Sherry Cobbler Article
Drinking and Thinking   July 24, 2012

A good drink menu makes you thirsty; a great drink menu makes you think while you drink. This time, we examine three menus that try to do both, from Hank's in Washington, DC, to Sadie's in Hollywood. But we start with a R'evolution in New Orleans. More>>

Dave Pickerell Article
Pickerell Picks Craft Distilling   July 24, 2012

What's going on in small distilling? Perhaps no one is better positioned to talk about the booming field than Dave Pickerell, best known for his long association with Maker’s Mark bourbon where he was master distiller, who in the last few years has spread his wings and consulted with many of...More>>

Rescue Tour Article
Jon Taffer’s Rescue Tour Expands while L'Equipe Launches Cocktail Education   July 11, 2012

Get information on the second annual Jon Taffer's Rescue Tour workshop series; the creation of L’Equipe – a multi-pronged initiative dedicated to cocktail education and much more. More>>

Jack Robertiello
What Does a Bartender Really Need to Know?   July 11, 2012

Is it the origin of the Margarita? How to cure hiccups? What makes bourbon, bourbon? How about how to serve?More>>

Summer Drink Article
Summer Cocktail Innovations   July 11, 2012

This summer's cocktails are getting all sorts of service innovations, including some that are running afoul of the law, at least in NYC. But which fad will become a trend and stay with us? More>>



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