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I judged a competition at the WSWA convention of recipes submitted by brand representatives. You gotta see some of these garnishes. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Alcademics.com
I've not had the pleasure of drinking Fireball from a double-wide box yet! It's good to have goals.
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Millennial Marketing, High-tech Vodka, Hybrid Spirits were some of the product trends I observed at this industry conference for the distribution tier. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Alcademics.com
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Who knew there were so many vodkas and gins distilled from whey? Answer: Not me. Here are 9 milk-derived vodkas and gins on the market. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Alcademics.com
Hmm well offhand some of the other industry bureaus like the cognac bureaus have them. And then the big brands.
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Hi - No I haven't. I saw that it got mixed reviews. A lot of it could depend on freezer use/space as if you're jiggling the tray around (any tray) in the freezer it will come out cloudy as it shakes up the bubbles. I may try it in the future.
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A few days before National Amaretto Day #nationalamarettoday I gave a talk to the San Francisco chapter of the US Bartenders' Guild about ice. Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2017 at Alcademics.com
Rigggght? But in previous research I found that fake grenadine is probably more authentic than real grenadine. http://www.alcademics.com/2012/12/when-did-grenadine-become-an-artificial-ingredient.html
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I'd not heard of granulated form before - only powder and bark chunks. Could be a nice compromise. Glad to hear that with regular consumption over 2 years you've not had any side effects. It's hard to know what dose one is getting but clearly you're under that level.
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I was trying to remember the brand that did all the bottles cocktails of that era. Though it was "club" brand but couldn't find any evidence.
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Posted Apr 10, 2017 at Alcademics.com
Ooh maybe I'll try using dehydrated lime slices next time. No juice to move around.
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I use a bunch of the thermos ones (and just ordered a ton more), but at the 4-ball level it looks like your Tovolo one comes in at a better price!
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I checked but they're not listed as edible on the website anyway. Smuggler's sources from one of the other places, at least they do now.
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I have been playing around with putting objects inside ice spheres. Here are a bunch of lime wedges and slices that came out looking slick. Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at Alcademics.com
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An interesting selection of summer cocktails from a 1967 calendar. Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2017 at Alcademics.com
Yep, I'd still call that 'headspace' but whatevs. The important point is not to keep your precious old whiskey in half-full mason jars :)
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I "hacked" the Pie Face game to make it a Russian Roulette-style game of shots. Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at Alcademics.com
Fun, surprising. Thanks!
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I like where this idea is going.
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Hah, I could have saved you some effort - I wrote a whole book about cinchona/quinine/calisaya :)
Toggle Commented Mar 30, 2017 on Popular Scotch Cocktails of 1967 at Alcademics.com
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How to freeze a spiralized lime into a perfectly clear ice ball sphere. Super cool! Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2017 at Alcademics.com
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A few resources I've used to find bulk items for events, thanks to my internet friends. Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2017 at Alcademics.com
Heck, most of these bars weren't there 5 years ago, let alone 25. According to the internet, Black Watch is still open though.
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A podcast starring your hero (me). Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2017 at Alcademics.com