Monthly Archives: June 2008

Weekly news update

San Francisco Chronicle: The cocktail divide: West Coast and East Coast cocktail cultures couldn’t be more different – right? The cocktail divide: West Coast and East Coast cocktail cultures couldn’t be more different – right? Like true sons and daughters … Continue reading

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Cocktail Menus and Memorabilia

On June 24th, the Museum of the American Cocktail displayed an exhibit of cocktail menus and memorabilia at the RumFest Rum and Rhythm Celebration, which was part of a larger event, the First Annual Caribbean Tourism Summit.  The Summit was … Continue reading

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Weekly news update

Shreveport Times: More trouble for the ‘official state cocktail.’ Some Louisiana legislators balk at naming the Sazerac the offical cocktail of the state. (more…) Boston.com:Mr. Cocktail? When it comes to the art of bartending, Jackson Cannon sets the standard in … Continue reading

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Museum Progress

by Jill DeGroff(http://www.SaloonArtist.com) I’ve been in New Orleans for the past week helping Ted with the new exhibit for the Museum of the American Cocktail.  "It is part Museum, part bar, part Victorian bordello!" exclaims Curator Ted "Dr. Cocktail" Haigh,  … Continue reading

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Updated Entry

Ok, so no sooner had I posted the previous "artists rendering", then the artist in question (Ted "Dr. Cocktail" Haigh… who also happens to be the museum’s curator), sent me an updated rendering which closer matches what is planned for … Continue reading

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Opening Soon!

The dust is flying as construction is well underway for building out the new home of The Museum of the American Cocktail. What you see above is an artist rendering of what the main entry way should look like once … Continue reading

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Weekly news update

Associated Press: Organic alcohol sparks new cocktail trend. Call it hedonistic environmentalism. Or maybe just eco-conscious imbibing. Either way, those who want their dirty martini to be a little cleaner are increasingly pouring organic spirits into their glass. (more…) Washington … Continue reading

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