A huge story I wrote on the practical and theoretical best practices in making clarified milk punch in Cook's Science.
Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.
A look at industry trends observed at Tales of the Cocktail including milk punch, hard science, and cocktails in outer space.
The history of the cocktail renaissance, colonial American drinking, a new edition of Shrubs, an herbalist's guide to bitters, a beginner's guide to drinking, some drinking science, and some bourbon recipes.
In my latest story for PopularScience.com, I wrote about the new Hangar 1 Fog Point Vodka, which was diluted with fog-harvested water from San Francisco; most of it from beneath Sutro Tower on Twin Peaks.
In a post for PopularScience.com I wrote about a technology being employed to toast wine and now whiskey barrels with infrared light.
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.
Do spirits change in the bottle? Yes they do, and so much depends on the type/size of the bottle and where it's kept. Here is the science on the subject as learned in a seminar at Tales of the Cocktail.
I was sent a sample of a new carbonation device called the Bonne O, and in trying it out I had a lot of questions about how it worked. That lead to a conversation with its founder and a Saturday morning spent doing math.