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Demerara Rums Part Two

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Demerara Rums Part Three

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Cachaca and Rhum agricole, what`s the difference?

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CACHACA – Around Brazil in 40.000 Alembics

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Hibiscus Grenadine

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Tahitian Vanilla Syrup

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Set the MAI TAI Straight!

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Banana Daiquiri Speciale

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Learn how to easily open a coconut and mix up a tasty Coconaut.

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15 000 PEOPLE ATTENDED THE TALES OF THE COCKTAIL 2009

With the numbers now in front of me in my mailbox it seems that i`ve been to the biggest cocktail event in the world, 15000 people in a fairly small area and very much centered to mostly one hotel. No wonder the Monteleone lobby often was so […]

TALES OF THE COCKTAIL – CITRUS AND MEXICAN SPIRITS

LAST DAY AT THE TALES

Saturday was the last day i could attend as we were leaving for PA and NYC on Sunday.There were 2 very good sessions that I attended, the first i went to was Citrus in history and application. This session was led by Eric Seed who told the history of citrus […]

THINGS I’VE LEARNT AT THE TALES

NEWBIE AT THE TALES

When you go to the Tales for the first time you sort of have a vague picture of how it may be based on what you read and hear from others. The reality is much more overwhelming because its so much of everything and so intense during a short […]

TALES OF THE COCKTAIL DAY 1- 4

The Carousel bar at Hotel Monteleone where you slowly rotate around the bar.

There has been so amazingly much things to do that i dont even know where to start but here are a few short glimpses, every day has been totally awesome and very intense.

DRINKS

I’ ve had well crafted cocktails from […]

DAY TWO AND THREE – DRINKWRITE 2009

Time for our garnish session!

It was much appreciated! Getting people to work on twists, fire garnishes and what not…

We (the panelists were Martin Cate, Rick Stutz and me) covered the topics – cocktail garnish history, twists, spirals, fire, ice, flowers and leaves and how to incorporate garnishes that matches the cocktail – […]

ARRIVING IN NEW ORLEANS

Finally here!

I arrived on the midnight of july 4th and saw some fireworks on my way into the city, so it has been a kick start to the DrinkWrite 2009 and the Tales. Flying in over New Orleans in a beautiful sunset was quite awesome.

Next morning we went to The Museum of […]