A Mountain of Crushed Ice is Rum Blogger of the Year 2013 UK Rumfest Golden Rum Barrel Awards

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How a Mai Tai should NOT be and how it should be

Rhum Arrangè de Cèd

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Rhum Arrangè Zwazo

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El Dorado the Liquid Gold…

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Demerara Rums from Guyana

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Demerara Rums Part One

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Demerara Rums Part Two

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Cachaca and Rhum agricole, what`s the difference?

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Havana Club

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Old New Orleans Cajun Spiced Rum

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St Nicholas Abbey 12 yo

Plantation 3 Stars White Rum

Blackwell Rum

Denizen Rum

Plantation Original Dark Overproof

Tiki Lovers Rum

Tahitian Vanilla Syrup

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Hibiscus Grenadine

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Sugarcane!

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Gomme syrup

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

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GOODBYE TALES FOR NOW AND THANK YOU NOLA FOR BEING SO AWESOME!

Cheers to you Nola!

This really went away waaaay to fast! – already over?? but we just started didn`t we? Well that`s what happens when you have a good time! and in Nola its easy to let the good times roll..or laissez le bon temps rouler!

Tales of the Cocktail is over [...]

GLACIER ICE BALL CARVING AND CHARTREUSE SWIZZLES

FROM ALASKA TO NEW ORLEANS..

What happens when a 400 year old block of Alaskan glacier ice is shipped down to New Orleans and ends up in the Mixohouse?

Last year in the old Mixohouse on Rampart st one night someone drove a large cart containing a huge block of ice into our [...]

TALES OF THE COCKTAIL 2010

Isn`t it amazing how fast the time flies during Tales? all of a sudden its all over…and you´re left full of impressions (and a tired liver)

This time i did go down to New Orleans a week before the Tales to get time to see friends and more of the city – and that [...]

NEW ORLEANS – Music, Food, Cocktails and Architecture

Music playing on Frenchmen st.

So much to to in New Orleans, so little time to blog…and i think i`m not the only one who found it difficult to find time to write. Its the people, the sessions, the parties, the music, the food, the sights..but now i`m back home so i`ll try to [...]

IN THE CITY OF JAZZ

Its nice to be here in the Crescent city a week before Tales kicks off and all the cocktail folks from around the world fly in, it gives me time to meet my friends here and to just go around and absorb this wonderful place – so full of beautiful and interesting things to [...]

TIKI NOW! THE NEW BREED OF TIKI BAR

Here`s a Tales of the Cocktail seminar for everyone interested in Tiki!

“An investigation and analysis from the death of the Tiki Bar to the resurgence to the new trends emerging. ”

Do you wanna know what happened? and where Tiki stands today? have a few Tiki libations? then come over to this session [...]

THE JULEP STORY FROM 1488 TO PRESENT

Sip and Dream..

One of the seminars that interest me very much at this years Tales of the Cocktail is the Julep Story from 1488 to Present.

This seminar is held by spirits historians Anistatia Miller and Jared Brown who have traced the julep all the way back to the 15th century and also [...]