I'm delighted to be visiting Shanghai for the first time this early September as a judge for Camus Cognac's Shanghai Shake global finals!
Over at Punch, Drew Lazor wrote a story about the Kold-Draft ice machine. He covers the role the big clear ice cube maker played in the cocktail renaissance (I didn't realize it was around so long), and how many bars are abandoning the machine today due to its problematic performance record.
M. Carrie Allan wrote a story in this weekend's Washington Post about how to make quality non-alcoholic cocktails by taking into account things like texture, bitterness, and spice. My brief place in the story is in this quote: Drinks writer Camper English noted that he uses the word “slow” to...
Then new drink books (okay one of them is a card game) released from May through August before the fall book onslaught!