Monthly Archives: February 2007

Tonic Water

by Mark Marowitz [Mark Marowitz, special correspondent for "The Museum of the American Cocktail" recently talked with Brian Van Flandern regarding the custom Tonic Water that he serves at Bemmelman's Bar at the Carlyle Hotel in New York City] Brian … Continue reading

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World Cocktail Day: May 13, 2007

The Museum of the American CocktailWORLD COCKTAIL DAY 2007 The earliest known definition of the word "cock-tail" occurred on May 13, 1806, when the editor of "The Balance and Columbian Repository" printed a response to a reader’s query as to … Continue reading

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The Bitter Truth

by Mark Marowitz [Mark Marowitz is a special correspondent for the Museum of the American Cocktail, and recently had the chance to talk with Stephen Berg of "The Bitter Truth"...] In the first "Golden Age" of Cocktails, bitters were an … Continue reading

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Naren Young Named BOLS Cocktail Master 2006

Naren Young, who currently works at Pegu Club in New York, was awarded the title of Bols Cocktail Master 2006 for his “Occidental Blazer” cocktail, which exemplified the contemporary twist to a classic that the judges were looking for. Naren … Continue reading

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The London Cocktail Scene

On a regular basis, the New York Times appears to be turning on fairly respectable and inspiring articles on cocktails and the cocktail culture. Most recently, they took a spin to the other side of the pond and examined the … Continue reading

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COCKTAILIAN BARTENDERS, MIXOLOGISTS, BAR CHEFS…

(reprinted with permission from Beverage Media) COCKTAILIAN BARTENDERS, MIXOLOGISTS, BAR CHEFSCall Them What You Will They Are Impacting the General Market By Dale DeGroff Serious mixologists across the country are taking a culinary approach to cocktail preparation and it is … Continue reading

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Pisco Sour Day continues at the Flatiron Lounge in New York (Feb 8th)

Pisco Sour Day was Feburary 3rd, and since many of you may have missed it, the famous Flatiron Lounge in New York City is helping you catch up on the celebration by holding a special event on Thursday February 8th. Starting … Continue reading

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