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Camper English to Receive Legends Award at San Francisco Cocktail Week

Well ain't I fancy! I'm happy to announce I will be one of the recipients of the Legends' Awards at San Francisco Cocktail Week on September 21. Scroll down for a big discount code to the awards ceremony. The Legends Awards Friday, September 21, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Tickets: $85 in advance (booking a block of 10 will secure a table for groups) & $95 at the door
 Location: The Swedish American Hall, San Francisco (2174 Market Street) Tickets here. The second annual Legends Awards announces the recipients of the 2012 awards, going to the true innovators, influencers, mentors and historians of... Read more →

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Cocktail Writers & Bloggers: What Do you Want to Learn?

I'm helping with the programming of seminars geared toward cocktail and spirits writers and bloggers at Portland Cocktail Week October 21-25, 2012. I'd like your help. Even if you're not planning to attend PDXCW, I would love to know what you, as a writer or blogger, would like to learn about writing/blogging/social media, about the booze production, about cocktails, etc. Then we'll try to find some content to serve up attendees at PDXCW and blog about to share with others. We're open to ideas and I would love for you to leave them in the comments below. If you want... Read more →

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Talking About Aperitifs at SF Chefs August 5th

During the forthcoming (and awesome) SF Chefs event, I'm speaking on a panel. Prime Your Palate August 5th, 11 - 12 AM, Westin St. Francis, San Francisco Information and tickets here. Join Fine Cooking’s Senior Editor Denise Mickelsen, libation expert Camper English of Alcademics.com and bar stars Neyah White and Brooke Arthur for a pre-tent palate priming. We’ll discuss (and taste!) a delicious category of drinks that many Americans are unaware or wary of—aperitifs. These light, low-impact, before-dinner drinks are just the thing to prepare your taste buds for a full day of tasting. Don’t miss this lively discussion about... Read more →

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A Twitter Chat about Cocktails with TGI Friday's on June 28

Join me on Twitter June 28 at 5PM EST for a Twitter chat about cocktails with TGI Friday's. The hashtag for the event is #ItsAlwaysFriday. I'm hosting a Twitter Chat Party as a mixology expert in conjunction with TGI Friday's to talk about their new summer drinks and cocktails/mixology in general. The details: Date: June 28th, 5-6PM PM EST (2-3 PM PDT) Hosts: @alcademics, @TGIFridays Follow along with hastag: #ItsAlwaysFriday Prizes: TGI Friday's will be giving out $25 gift certificates every 10 minutes during the chat, and one chatter will win a 16G iPad! The chat follows this week's announcement... Read more →

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Come to my Sugar Seminar at Tales of the Cocktail!

On Thursday, July 26th from 3:00 - 4:30 PM I'll be giving a talk at Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans. Please come! Sugar: How Sweet It Is! In this seminar we’ll study sugar from the stalk to the still and beyond. We’ll take a look at the pre-history of sugar cane, its spread around the world, primitive and modern sugar cane harvesting and sugar processing, and the various forms sugar takes around the world, from treacle to turbinado. Then we’ll study sugar in distillation as sugar cane juice and as molasses and take a peek at the changing... Read more →

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Come Hear Me Speak at the Manhattan Cocktail Classic May 14th!

I am giving three talks at the Manhattan Cocktail Classic in New York on May 14th. I hope if you're in town you'll come hear them. First sign up for the Industry Invitational (all bar industry and media are welcome). These seminars require an rsvp and you can do that on the schedule page. It's all free. Filtration In Spirits Monday May 14, 2012 11:30am - 12:30pm @ Beverage Media Room: Studio 3 - Second Floor (485 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10018 USA) We don’t often speak about filtration in spirits, yet it is the defining factor in Tennessee... Read more →

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Whiskies of the World in SF

Whiskies of the World in San Francisco is on March 31, and tickets will probably sell out soon. There are more than 200 whiskies available for sampling. A few I'm looking forward to tasting are: Amrut (India) Corsair Artisan Triple Smoke Whiskey Sullivans Cove Single Malt 46% (Australian) Bruichladdich The Laddie Ten Glen Scotia Bruichladdich Octomore 4 There are also a bunch of events in advance of the big tasting. See below. • Thursday, March 29, 1:30pm : Anchor Brewery and Distillery Tour and Tasting: For WoW week we have arranged a special tour of the Anchor Brewery. Special just... Read more →

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