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I’m way past being fashionably late but I hear it’s better late than never. And I can’t NOT brag about the fabulous 14th Annual Beautiful People Party hosted by Absolut Wild Tea and Paper Magazine I was so lucky to score an invite to. I mean who could pass on a party performed Duran Duran and let me know they were “Hungry Like a Wolf” and that I was living in an “Ordinary World”?
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Last month, we packed up our bags and headed to Las Vegas for the 26th Annual Nightclub & Bar Convention. We look forward to this every year, not just because its Vegas. We also look forward to seeing many of the unique products that help us get our drink on. Of course, it is Vegas!
This year’s show was filled with nightly parties at the Strip’s best nightclubs, a full education program for bar owners … Read more
We recently attended a special event held by our friends at Nirvino where Tres Agave Tequila Ambassador Eric Ruben demonstrated the the fine art of the perfect margarita. Eric keeps his Margaritas simple: 2 parts tequila, 1 part agave, and 1 part lime juice. Shaken and served on the rocks.
Tres Agave Tequila comes to us from the San Francisco Tequila Bar of the same name. The Company produces their own 100% agave tequila as … Read more
This week’s hot, sweet links.
Laura Beck goes on a booze cruise in San Francisco
Art of the Drink explains how to name a cocktail
The Wall Street Journal reports that Guinness is making a push in the US Market. They had dotw at hello.
The intoxicologist takes on prohibition cocktails inspired Boardwalk Empire
Cocktailian, Gary Regan, schools the kids in basic mixology
Portland Cocktail Week is coming Oct 20 – 24. So if your
Drink of the Week spent last week in New Orleans with mixologists, liquor companies, cocktail writers, and drinking enthusiasts for the ultimate annual cocktail event, Tales of the Cocktail. It was an action-packed time with something for everyone. We’ll be sharing product reviews, recipes, and techniques soon! Here is a roundup of some of our favorite moments:
The first evening we were all welcomed to New Orleans with a London doubledecker ride to Beefeater Gin’s … Read more
The way a bartender shakes will tell you a ton about the bartender and the quality of your cocktail. I’d say a bartenders shaker face can become their signature. There are some good, some bad. Combier, “the original triple sec,” figured they’d make a game out of it. What a better reason to travel the US visiting the country’s top mixologists. Each day a duo of mixologists compete for the best shaker face, and you … Read more
The 2010 Winter Olympics are wrapping up in Vancouver this weekend and this week’s drink celebrates the games well. The fair amount of Canadian whisky should help insulate you from the cold. Canadian whisky and maple syrup, this may work on pancakes as well. Let us know!… Read more