Monthly Archives: May 2008

Weekly news update

Brownstoner:Brooklyn’s LeNell’s days are numbered. Revered spirits shop owned by friend of MOTAC LeNell Smothers to close with no new home on the horizon. (more…) New Orleans Magazine:Five reasons why the Sazerac should be Louisiana’s official cocktail. Granted, this is … Continue reading

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Weekly news update

San Francisco Chronicle:Flowers make the drink in SF.It would be easy to attach Jacqueline Patterson’s fixation on flowers to her gender. After all, the bar manager at Orson in San Francisco is among the minority in the Bay Area’s prominently … Continue reading

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The Liquid Muse

World Cocktail Week might be over, but that doesn’t mean it is forgotten! Our good friend Natalie Bovis-Nelsen over at theLiquidMuse.com has had plenty to say about it. She kicks things off with her "World Cocktail Week Begins Today" post … Continue reading

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Weekly news update

UK takes Angostura Cocktail Challenge top prize. ‘Punch and Judy’ is new 2008 official Tales of the Cocktail drink. DC’s World Cocktail Week kicks off at Proof. Dita Von Teese’s cocktail moment. Wine cocktails in Vancouver. Chris McMillian makes a … Continue reading

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World Cocktail Week – 2008

Dear Friends,We are happy to announce that the 2008 World Cocktail Week Celebrations have been a resounding success  thanks to all of you! I am happy to report that the Museum’s hometown of New Orleans led a great celebration:Tim McNally, … Continue reading

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Clement competition results

Not long after the Averna contest was settled, 18 of New York’s star mixologists competed in Rhum Clément’s 3rd Annual Clement New York Cocktail Challenge. Again, PDT took honors, with Daniel Eun taking first for “Bitches Brew” and Averna winner … Continue reading

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Averna bartender competition results

It’s bartender competition season, it seems, and two recently concluded. One, held by Averna, will be sending Debbi Peek of the Drawing Room at Le Passage in Chicago, New York City’s Damon Dyer of Death & Company and Don Lee … Continue reading

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