Articles Tagged: Bon Vivants

Nick Strangeway on Absolut Craft Herbaceous Lemon

We recently met bartender Nick Strageway at San Francisco's Tick Dog to learn about his new line of all natural vodkas, Absolut Craft. Created by a master bartender, Absolut Craft was made specifically for bartending pros.

Booze For Charity

I was a spectator at the Macallan Ice Ball Plunge at this year's Tales of the Cocktail when I was struck with an epiphany. The booze industry is even more philanthropic than I thought. Almost every person in the industry that we know has donated time, booze, classes, swag and more. Even DOTW has gotten into the act, sponsoring the Martini Luge at the Silicon Valley Humane Society's Fur Ball and donating multiple classes as fundraising items.

Cocktail Books To Give For The Holidays

There is no better gift to give this season that an amazing cocktail book. These books are perfect for your favorite or not so favorite person. And, the best thing is that these books keep on giving! By teaching a person how to unleash their inner mixologist, these books benefit everyone in their life. Really, who doesn't like to be served a kick-ass cocktail when going to a friend's barbeque or a co-worker's cocktail party or your Mom's Christmas dinner. Help your friend become the most popular guy in town by giving him the tools to master cocktail basics!

Portland Cocktail Week RoundUp

A few weeks back, we headed up to Portland, Oregon for Portland Cocktail Week an amazing three day festival of drink seminars, cocktail competitions and parties!