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Hi- yes this is the same method as making milk punch more or less (I wrote up some of the science of it for CooksScience.com if you want to find it), though I haven't tried it. That does leave some creamy texture to the resultant liquid which may or may not be desirable.
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on Homemade Tonic Water Filtration at Alcademics
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These were loaned to me by the brand PR team.
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Ten new drink books covering bourbon, aquavit, global booze and global bars, plus recipes for prosecco and Instagrammable cocktails. Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2017 at Alcademics
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I thought that "blended" and "straight" whiskey were at odds with each other, as blended whiskeys must contain at least 20% straight whiskeys in their blend. So I looked it up. Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2017 at Alcademics
Posted Oct 24, 2017 at Alcademics
It should be the same if it's insulated I believe. It's just a percentage of cloudiness per overall volume.
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Some pictures from my presentation at Bar Convent Berlin, since it was awesome. Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2017 at Alcademics
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In the digital magazine version of the new Drinks International, you can find my stories on trends in bars/cocktails in New York and San Francisco, including things like catering to Instagram, slushie-formatting everything, bars-within-bars, and absentee bartenders. Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2017 at Alcademics
I think the trick here is the mini-fridge as it freezes slowly which makes clearer cubes than a standard unit.
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The Wizards of Elixirs, a friendly cocktail competition to benefit Napa High School Athletic Boosters. Fashioned in walk-around style at the Culinary Institute of America’s Copia location in Napa, The Wizards of Elixirs invites guests to sample cocktails by 13 of Wine Country’s top bartenders as they vie for the People’s Choice Award and apps prepared by the CIA. After The Wizard of Elixir is crowned, stay for a Halloween costume dance party from 8-11 p.m. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Light bites provided by the CIA. Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2017 at Alcademics
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Can boiled water degas it? Or will gas become reabsorbed into water, thereby making just-as-cloudy ice in the directional freezing system. Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2017 at Alcademics
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In my latest story for SevenFifty Daily, I wrote about the return of cochineal coloring in spirits. As you probably know, Campari removed the cochineal from their formula around 2006. Now a lot of brands - some of them Campari substitutes, some not - are putting it back in. Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2017 at Alcademics
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Nico de Soto of Mace in New York has visited 49 out of the World's 50 Best Bars 2016 list. He'll hit the last one shortly, and if his predictions are correct, also finish the 2017 list (announced October 5th in London) soon afterward. I interviewed him for SevenFifty Daily. Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2017 at Alcademics
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A dozen new drinky reads for fall including books on the Bay Area, New York cocktails, 3-ingredient drinks, cocktails on the road, Canadian whisky, Champagne, and drinks of movie spies. Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2017 at Alcademics
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Will you be at Bar Convent Berlin next week? If so, then you should probably come see me talk about the Gin and Tonic. Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2017 at Alcademics
Cool, I haven't heard of anywho who got a vibration method to work. Have you made your dental mold vibrator work yet?
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Not every book in the library is available as an ebook, 0f course, but out of curiousity I decided to see how many cocktail books are available for online check-out at the San Francisco Public Library. The number was a surprising 203. Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2017 at Alcademics
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In my latest story for SevenFifty Daily, I wrote about new temperature and humidity sensors installed in warehouses at Buffalo Trace, and what those could mean for studying aging of spirits and adjusting future blends. Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2017 at Alcademics
I have questions! What's on the ends of the wires? How do you heat it? Do you have a picture of your system?
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Only way to know is to test it - if it's vinegary at all, you know it's bad.
Toggle Commented Sep 2, 2017 on How Long Does Sherry Last? at Alcademics
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Updated - thanks!
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Hello - I think I see where the confusion arises, and I think it's because I was unclear in my writing. I believe what I meant to write was "Only the male plants, WHICH do not sprout quiotes, have a cogollo." In other words I think I was saying (this was 5 years ago) was that females have quiotes and males have cogollos. However due to the time passed I am not sure of this, and recommend that you find another source to verify it. If you find one please comment again! Apologies for the confusion.
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One of my favorite bartender-visionaries Thad Vogler released a book about learning/purchasing spirits by going to where they're made. While Vogler owns Bar Agricole, Canada's Jen Agg owns Agrikol in Montreal, and also has a book out from a very different owner's perspective, called I Hear She's a Real Bitch. Like Vogler, Anistatia Miller and Jared Brown travelled to Cuba to write their latest book (I think it's their third on Cuba cocktails and bartenders), while Brad Thomas Parsons wrote no doubt his most fun book to date, starring cats that live at distilleries. New Orleans rum legend Brian Rhea finally wrote a book that should be full of tales from his many years in bars, while for newbie drinkers we have Drink Like a Bartender and for sci-fi fans there is a whole book of out-of-this-world cocktails awaiting. Beyond that there's an American history and booze book, a book that tells bartenders how to win international cocktail competitions, a book on cider (and shrubs and vinegars), one on bar cart styling, and finally a brand book from Fever Tree Tonic Water. Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2017 at Alcademics
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The specially designed 1.5 oz. branded shot glass keeps the liquids apart prior to drinking so that they can be enjoyed together without separation. The glass is now available nationally for on-premise use. (sponsored post) Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2017 at Alcademics
The sides of the death star mold leak? Sounds like you got a bad one - it should stay sealed.
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