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March 2011

Alcademics is Influential

According to a recent study by eCairn, Alcademics.com is the most influential English-language spirits blog and the third most influential alcohol blog entirely. Cool! eCairn Conversation is a software tool for measuring influencers and conversations in social media. This allows brands to identify the separate online communities, look at what... Read more →


Music for Carnival

Yesterday I felt like the dumbest person on the island of Trinidad, because I was leaving it to come home on the first day of Carnival. When I booked my trip to the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge, I didn't do my research to see what I'd be missing. Oops! Here's... Read more →


New Irish Whiskies

All the Irish whisky brand owners conveniently announce their new releases in time for St. Patrick's Day. Here are new ones hitting the market. Rebreast 15-Year-Old New York, NY (August 10, 2010) – Pernod Ricard USA® and Irish Distillers, makers of Jameson® and Midleton® Very Rare, Redbreast®, Powers® and Paddy®... Read more →


Tripping in Trinidad

Hello from Trinidad! I'm here with the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge - an international bartender competition. I'll post more about Angostura, the rums made here, and the brand history on another blog entry when I get time. (But if you have any questions put them in the comments below and... Read more →