Citrates are an approximation of sour mix: sugar and citrus combined, but in a form that is predictable, reproducible, and stable. They start with an oleo saccharum (citrus peels and sugar), then add other acids and mouthfeel agents.
Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.
Twelve new books out on beer, vermouth, bourbon, modern and mob-related history, gin, and jars.
Pectinex, centrifuges, malic acid, and hydrosols: They're making your cocktails delicious.
Notes from a seminar called The Pharmacology Behind Creating Flavor-Addicting Cocktails.
I did a podcast interview with Brian of Bartender Journey and it's now online. Thirty glorious minutes of me talking about things I often write about. But out loud! Check it out here. I come in at around the six minute point.
A pot still shaped like a dragon and a scientific reinvention of the ancient dunder pit process? Only at Lost Spirits Distillery in California.
I built a potato clock and used it as a cocktail garnish.
A book on cocktail science theory and practice that I highly recommend.