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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. Read more →

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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. Read more →

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For a seminar on Prehistoric Cocktail Technology that I gave at Tales of the Cocktail in 2015, I explained how self-carbonating tablets work. I conducted a lot of home experiments with various fizzing ingredients. Here is what I found. Read more →

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