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  • Product Review: Caliche Rum

    Product Review: Caliche Rum

    Caliche Rum created by hospitality/nightlife impresario Rande Gerber and Roberto Serrallés (from the Serrallés Family Distillery) was recently introduce into the U.S. market, as a super-premium white rum. The Serralles manufacturing process is characterized by a multiple-distillation system and carbon-active filtration…Continue reading

  • Dushan Zaric Show How to Make A “Manhattan” cocktail

    Dushan Zaric Show How to Make A “Manhattan” cocktail

    The daring, woodsier Manhattan of the 1800s —when New York City was only Manhattan and its eponymous cocktail was the boss of all drinks. Back then, bartenders left out the gloppy maraschino cherries … Watch video via Liquor.com

  • Jim Meehan Makes A Bodega Flip (Video)

    Jim Meehan Makes A Bodega Flip (Video)

    PDT owner and and 2009 Tales of the Cocktail American Bartender of the Year Jim Meehan shows how to make a “Bodega Flip” inspired by the diverse selection of bodegas in my old neighborhood The East Village.

    Video via Eater NY

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  • Dave Arnold (Booker+Dax) Makes A Bodega Michelada (Video)

    Dave Arnold (Booker+Dax) Makes A Bodega Michelada (Video)

    Check Out this video on how to make a “Michelada” using ingredients found at a Bodega (if your bodega carries liquid nitrogen)

  • The Role Of Social Media + Bartending

    The Role Of Social Media + Bartending

    A couple months ago I had the great opportunity to be part of a group of three bartenders chosen by The Black Grouse to be part of their Distinctive Bartender Tour Miami Edition. The way this opportunity came about was through the use of social media to be precise Twitter, a platform I use regularly in combination with…Continue Reading

  • “Booker & Dax” (NYC)

    “Booker & Dax” (NYC)

    Dave Arnold ( French Culinary Institute’s director of culinary technology) opens tech-forward cocktail joint, housed in the former Momofuku Milk Bar space next to Ssäm Bar. Watch videos

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  • How To Make A “Kiucumber” Cocktail By Andres Aleman

    How To Make A “Kiucumber” Cocktail By Andres Aleman

    The “Kiucumber” Cocktail. Watch Video

  • How To Make A “Tippling Ballad” (Video)

    How To Make A “Tippling Ballad” (Video)

    The Black Grouse #Distinctive Bartender Tour Miami.

  • The Black Grouse #Distinctive Bartender Tour Miami (Video)

    The Black Grouse #Distinctive Bartender Tour Miami (Video)

    The Black Grouse #Distinctive Bartender Tour Miami

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  • San Antonio Cocktail Conference 2012

    San Antonio Cocktail Conference 2012

    There’s probably a hand-full of members of the cocktail community that can soley bring so much attention and cred so quickly to an event. One being Sasha Petraske (no need for intro here). He now has founded his own cocktail convention…Read more