Limited Edition and Vintage Rums
If I can….where there is rum and good company…I will be….
And so I camped overnight outside the Acadia-Madewood suite in the Sonesta to be sure to be there in time to catch the rums….well…no I didn’t…haha but I was there for sure!! This was an exclusive interactive tasting [...]
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Which Rum, What Cocktail and Why?
This seminar was presented by Plantation Rum and held by Jeff Berry, Alexandre Gabriel, Martin Cate and Philip Duff and the room was packed and of course all the usual suspects were there
They took us through the history of rum, the tiki [...]
This years Tales of the Cocktail has been a blast and on the Saturday the 2014 Spirited Awards Winners were announced:
TALES OF THE COCKTAIL 2014 SPIRITED AWARDS
Best New International Cocktail Bar: White Lyan Best New American Cocktail Bar: Three Dots And A Dash (Chicago) Best International Bar Team: Artesian (London) Best American [...]
That the Tales of the Cocktail is the world`s biggest cocktail and spirits event there is no doubt, all you need to do (apart from being in the Monteleone hotel lobby….) really is taking a look at the seminars. There´s so many seminars that it´s hard to pick which ones to go to. Also [...]
So finally, the top four finalists for the Spirited Awards are nominated!
Following a rigorous judging process by the most respected minds in the cocktail industry, the top four finalists have been selected for the 8th Annual Spirited Awards. The top four from each category are invited to attend the Spirited Awards on July [...]
Tales of the Cocktail is kicking off in about one month and 3 weeks and here are the top ten finalists in 23 categories for the 2014 Spirited Awards which will take place at the Sheraton New Orleans on saturday, july 19.
They were chosen out of hundreds of nominees by American and International [...]
The picture parade from this years tastings at the Tales of the Cocktail continues! i had to break it up in two posts, there´s simply too much..
The hard part when you do all these tastings is to remember everything..because there`s a LOT! I won`t even be able to blog about it all – but [...]
This is what you do before, after and in between seminars, you go to the tasting rooms and parties and try new products, cocktails, eat a bit of delicious food and snacks so you can handle all the alcohol and least but not last – you meet interesting people!
Here is a great opportunity to [...]
“The Zombie is not Lemonade”
This is the drink that made the tiki drinks famous! invented by Don the Beachcomber and so influential that people named their bars after it.
If you have had a well made zombie you know what i`m talking about…
This seminar held by Jeff Berry, Ian Burrell and Steve [...]
The first seminar i went to at this years Tales was about the pineapple. Not so surprisingly i found a lot of the tiki folks in there…
The seminar took us through the history of the pineapple and there was a lot i didn´t know about this royal fruit.
The first wild pineapples came [...]