Those Star Wars Death Star ice ball molds make ugly, cloudy ice - here's how to make it clear and gorgeous with Directional Freezing.
A very forward-thinking cocktail program designed to eliminate waste at San Francisco restaurant The Perennial, with special attention on water waste.
Testing out a new clear ice cube tray that's hitting stores this fall.
Pokemon Go is taking America by storm, but if you want in on the action without leaving the comfort of your home bar you might try making these Pokemon-themed ice balls instead.
The convention is a meeting of the second tier of the three tier system: the distributors who buy from the producers and sell to either bars or liquor stores as required by US law.
I'll be giving two talks at the first Chicago Cocktail Summit on May 22 and 23, 2016. The summit is divided into two days: the first one for consumers and home enthusiasts, and the second for industry folk and bartenders.
Directional Freezing is a simple method to make crystal clear ice by controlling the direction that water freezes. It was first explained here on Alcademics.com by Camper English in December 2009. The method has been written about in books, used in commercial products, and is employed in many small cocktail bars around the world.
I have abandoned inferior ice picks in favor of these awesome new ones.