In which I find myself at number 39 in an inaugural ranking of the bar industry's most influential people.
I like innovation and technology. I like trying new things. I like progress and experimentation. But do I like Glyph "Molecular Whiskey"? Well, I have thoughts. A few of which were used in this article, "Is Molecular Whiskey the Futuristic Booze We've Been Waiting For?" by Billy Lyons on Fortune.com....
New Booze is now on a separate blog - you can subscribe to its feed, visit that blog, or just check out the links to the posts on a sidebar here on Alcademics.
I recently had to fill out my occupation on a form and put "journalist," which is only accurate in that all my work comes from the idea that I'm a journalist, but inaccurate in that I don't really do all that much true journalism these days.
When I'm talking to my bartender friends and mention making cocktails, they all say some version of, "Wait what? You're bartending now?" The answer is "sorta."
I receive a lot of boxes of liquor in the mail, sometimes in the form of a launch kit rather than just a bottle wrapped in bubble wrap. These kits are usually complete with little gifts like tasting glasses, cocktail shakers, and nearly always a USB drive with a press kit on it. So here's a post just about that.