Articles Tagged: Events

Golden Gate 75

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This Sunday marks the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge.  To honor the occasion, our friend and fellow San Franciscan, Camper English, created The Golden Gate 75.  A riff on the classic French 75, Camper replaces the Gin and Lemon for Campari and Orange Juice, giving the cocktail the same hue as the famous span.

read more about this cocktail and more at Alcademics.com… Read more

Super Bowl XLII / XLVI Drinking Game

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Update: Now that the Giants and Pats find themselves matched up once again in Super Bowl XLVI, we thought it appropriate to resurface this one drinking game from Super Bowl XVII. We added a few new rules to drink by. Have some rules of you own to add, do it in the comments!

New for Super Bowl XLVI
Drink anytime:

    Tom Brady and Joe Montana are mentioned in the same sentence. Drink again if you

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Tales of the Cocktail – Vancouver

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Tales of the Cocktail is going on the road to Vancouver, BC. Drink of the Week will be heading up the coast to experience Tales North and sign a few copies of our book DIY Cocktails. If you plan to be in the Great White North, check in to the Fairmont Pacific Rim and explore the wonderful world of cocktails.

Because it’s February in Canada, we figure this is a good way to keep warm.… Read more

Little Briar Rose

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Created by Brandon Josie (15 Romolo) and Susan Eggett (Forbidden Island) for the Effen Vodka Art of Design Mixologist Contest. The Little Briar Rose was the winner in San Francisco, 2011.

Ingredients:
1 ½ oz EFFEN® Vodka Black Cherry
½ oz Gran Classico
¾ oz lemon juice
½ oz Limoncello
¾ simple syrup
1 dash of black walnut bitters
1 Pinch of Rosemary

Directions:
Slap rosemary and add to shaker with all of the ingredients. … Read more

Outside Lands Food, Drink and Music

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Outside Lands descends on, well the “Outside Lands” of San Francisco for the 4th time this Friday thru Sunday – August 12 – 14. The festival, held in Golden Gate Park is bigger and better this year having added EcoLand, DJ Dome, Freak/Comedy Tent (The Barbary) and a ton more food and wine. Food is scattered through out the the entire venue, so you are never far from some eats. They have even created a … Read more

Tales of the Cocktail: Day 2 & 3

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Two more exciting days at Tales of the Cocktail:

The morning kicked off with a New Orleans take on an English Breakfast with Oxley Gin. Fried crumpets, oh my!

A packed day of sessions and tastings covered everything from colonial punches (including drinkmaking with hot iron sticks) to lunch made with angostura bitters to the annual Tales of the Cocktail parade. New Orleans definitely knows how to put on a parade.

 

In the evening, … Read more

Tales of the Cocktail: Day 1

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This year’s Tales of the Cocktail started off right! Yesterday was the first day, and we just had to share some highlights of our favorite experiences so far.

Before “Day 1” of Tales officially started, Grey Goose welcomed us to New Orleans with a party at Latrobe’s in the heart of the French Quarter the evening before. Our favorite concoction of the night was a watermelon and basil cocktail (the only thing we liked better … Read more

Drink Me Island Paradise Party

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Our friends at Drink Me Magazine are throwing an exclusive bash at the incredible man-made floating island on the San Francisco Bay, Forbes Island. 

The evening features live music, delicious cocktails and spirit tastings. Profits will be donated to Spark, a San Francisco based non-profit supporting women-led programs that ignite global change. So you can drink, eat and ignite global change all in one fantastic evening on Fisherman’s Wharf.

When: Friday July 29th, 2011 7:30p … Read more

Carpano Antica, Punt e Mes and Fernet Branca – Westerfeld House – San Francisco

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We went to a rocking Victorian party at the Westerfeld House in San Francisco paying homage to the Italian aperitifs Carpano Antica and Punt e Mes and the Italian digestive Fernet Branca. Unfortunately, we didn’t get the memo to dress in Victorian clothes and so showed up in 21st century garb and lost out on the opportunity to win a really cool Fernet Branca bike!

Besides hanging out with people dressed in really cool but … Read more

Toast Oprah Farewell with Tequila Cocktails

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After 25 years and many, many “Aha!” moments, Oprah signs off for good May 25th. How to toast the Queen of Daytime? Tequila, of course. The folks at Tequila Sauza whipped up these two tequila cocktails for you and your friends to enjoy during Oprah’s last call.

The “O” Revoir

Add a note of class to your farewell get-together with a Sauza Silver Tequila margarita spiked with some traditional celebratory bubbly and the delicious flavor … Read more

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