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Recipe: Income Tax Cocktail

April 14, 2014 by  
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In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes… and cocktails…
The Income Tax Cocktail is a classic cocktail for trying times.


Tales of the Cocktail: Spirited Seminars for 2014

March 31, 2014 by  
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Tales of the Cocktail® Announces Spirited Series of Seminars for 2014


Recipe: Martinez

March 6, 2014 by  
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The classic cocktail, that proceeded the classic cocktail (Martini), the Martinez is a richer, sweeter, and I’d say more savory and tasty cocktail.


Tales of the Cocktail: Rise of the Zombie: Tiki’s Deadly Drink

August 8, 2013 by  
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The Zombie was crazily complicated, with secret ingredients, helping maintain it’s exotic, allure in what was already a fairly wild and unreal landscape.


Tales of the Cocktail: European Rums: What’s the Story?

August 1, 2013 by  
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Global Rum Ambassador, and rum edu-tainer, Ian Burrell reminded that while we often think of rum as Caribbean, it’s really a European beverage, from the beginning.


Tales of the Cocktail: Modifiers: Eternal Life for Cocktails

July 25, 2013 by  
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Part trading quips and part lecture, Philip Duff, Erik Lorincz, Alexandre Gabriel, Joaquin Simo, and David Wondrich put on a very enjoyable and informative talk about the role modifiers have played in creating generations of cocktails.


Tales of the Cocktail: Tangled Up in Blue

August 31, 2012 by  
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Welcome to the first, and maybe the last, technical analysis of blue as a cocktail color, especially as presented by people in white suits that stain really quite well.


Recipe: Original Mai Tai (Victor Bergeron, 1944)

August 30, 2012 by  
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Greeted with a cheer of “Maita’i roa ae!” (roughly “Out of this world! The Best!”), Victor Bergeron’s status in the cocktail world was assured with his Mai Tai.


Tales of the Cocktail: Curaçao

August 30, 2012 by  
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David Wondrich, Philip Duff, and Alexandre Gabriel tour the history of cirtus and of every bar’s most important cocktail liqueur flavour – curacao.


Tales of the Cocktail: “The Making of Liquors”

August 25, 2012 by  
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An amusing and spirited exchange between Alain Royer of Pagès and Matteo Luxardo on French and Italian traditions of distilling, maceration, and flavoring.


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