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.
I gave two full-length seminars and one mini-seminar at Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans this year. For my seminar on Prehistoric Cocktail Technology, I went kinda big. This post is my packing list, with its 99 items. Ridiculous.
Hi! I'm at the Tales of the Cocktail convention in New Orleans as I am every year this time. It is very hot here. I may not have time to post, or not post very much this week, but you can follow along in some of the shenanigans on social media.
We'll be at the famous Napoleon House in the hours leading up to the Spirited Awards, where I will be losing for Best Cocktail Writer again this year.
Tales of the Cocktail is a wonderful hellish nightmare of a cocktail convention held in New Orleans every year. I'm still filling out my schedule and may update this page, but here is where I am sure to be.
Your host here at Alcademics, Camper English, is once again up for the Best Cocktails & Spirits Writer award at Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans this July.
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.