In the new issue of Imbibe (US), M Carrie Allan has a story about dangerous cocktail ingredients in which I'm quoted. She covers things like tobacco, homemade tonic water, and marijuana; and has a sidebar of other potentially-dangerous ingredients worth knowing about.
I judged a competition at the WSWA convention of recipes submitted by brand representatives. You gotta see some of these garnishes.
Millennial Marketing, High-tech Vodka, Hybrid Spirits were some of the product trends I observed at this industry conference for the distribution tier.
Who knew there were so many vodkas and gins distilled from whey? Answer: Not me. Here are 9 milk-derived vodkas and gins on the market.
A few days before National Amaretto Day #nationalamarettoday I gave a talk to the San Francisco chapter of the US Bartenders' Guild about ice.
A look at an airline beverage menu from 1980.
I have been playing around with putting objects inside ice spheres. Here are a bunch of lime wedges and slices that came out looking slick.
An interesting selection of summer cocktails from a 1967 calendar.