Articles Tagged: Events

Win $5000 – The Star of the Bar Competition – Chicago

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(CHICAGO) — The National Restaurant Association invites professional mixologists to show off their most creative cocktail talents using American Harvest Organic Vodka to vie for the sought-after title of Star of the Bar. The competition, which features a $5,000 cash prize, will take place at the International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event (IWSB) at NRA Show 2013 with the winner being selected at the Restaurants Rock party on Sunday, May 19 with special guest judges,

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5 Trends We Found at the 2013 Nightclub & Bar Show

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We recently attended the Nightclub and Bar Show in Las Vegas and here’s 5 trends we saw emerge from the 700 plus exhibitors.

    John Taffer –  He’s everywhere.  He’s the President of the NCB, he’s the host of Spike TVs Bar rescue, he rescued hundreds of bars and nightclubs. I was a bit skeptical, after merely watching a few Bar Rescue episodes. But, I met a few owners he’s helped and I quote”everything Jon told

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2013 Manhattan Cocktail Classic Tickets On Sale Now!

Tickets for the 2013 Manhattan Cocktail Classic go on sale today!

Once again The MCC promises to be one hell of a party!

“The fourth edition of the Classic is shaping up to be our best ever.  We’re upping the ante on our flagship Gala event, once again, with even wilder twists and turns – and our stellar line-up of crowd-sourced events provides countless opportunities for rollicking good times throughout the city,” said Lesley Townsend … Read more

The Nominees Are…

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With the Oscars just a few days away, celebratory cocktails are a must! Sip on the latest festive Pinnacle Vodka cocktail as you watch your favorite contenders bask in their winning glory.… Read more

Election Day Drinks – Vote for the Cocktail Party!

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Election Day. The day when all American’s *hopefully* get to exercise their Constitutional right to vote for our leaders and laws.

Republican or Democrat we have you covered with a fine selection of cocktails designed to unify us all!

    Demo-licious MargaritaElephant’s TailRomney Hood CocktailRunning MateSwing State SpritzerThe Victory Cocktail

What party does Drink of the Week support?
The Cocktail Party, of course!

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21st Century “Soda” Jerk Off

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The Tempest Bar in San Francisco was the site a Jerk Off competition, a Soda Jerk competition.  Given the sad decline of the soda fountain in the United States, we can only imagine that it was the first soda competition that has happened since the 1950’s when soda fountains were in there full glory.  We can only hope that the Jerk Off is a harbinger of things to come because the sodas at the Jerk … Read more

2012 Presidential Debate Drinking Games

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It’s Presidential Debate season again, and that means some great drinking games!  We scoured the internets and found a few you can play at home. 

Mix and match if you like. 

DebateDrinking.com

Guests pick a cadidate to drink to and take a drink when they say things like: 

    Obama: Bain, Families, Middle Class, etc… 
    Romney: Private Sector, ObamaCare, Reagan, etc… 

see the whole game @DebateDrinking.com

PolicyMic.com

Guests drink for a predetermined (2, 3, 4, 10 … Read more

SF Cocktail Week All Access Pass Giveaway

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The folks at SF Cocktail Week have given us 2 All Access Passes to giveaway to our readers!

For those of you not from the Bay Area, San Francisco Cocktail Week, is a  week long celebration of the Bay Area’s liquid culture, cocktail heritage and  bar industry. continuing the opportunity for Bay Area patrons to experience, imbibe, enjoy and educate themselves on all things cocktailian from some of the country’s best bar experts.

Some event … Read more

Highlights from Tales of the Cocktail 2012

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This past week marked the 10th installment of New Orleans mixology orgy, Tales of the Cocktail. It is by far the largest celebration of cocktail culture in the country. Tales (as it called by ‘vets’) is a who’s who of bartenders, journalists and brands. It is a wonderland for up and coming barterers and enthusiasts.

We spent a whirl wind 72 hours in New Orleans, camping at the famed Roosevelt Hotel rather than Tales HQ, … Read more

Manhattan Cocktail Classic Recap

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A few weeks back, we found ourselves attending another booze soaked bachanalia – the Manhattan Cocktail Classic. Don’t be misled by the name – this party covers multiple boroughs, leaving the city awash in booze. And, I will have to warn you that the cocktails served at the Manhattan Cocktail Classic aren’t your average, run of the mill drinks. These cocktails are consistently among the best we have ever tasted!  No easy task given the … Read more

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