An Introduction to Molecular Mixology
Art of the Cocktail had a tasting station at Taste this past week and we were handing out a molecular creation of that classic cocktail – The Last Word, so I thought it might be interesting to hook you up with an intro to all things molecular:
Owner credits Facebook with saving his restaurant
It's not quite cocktails but if you're a social media buff and someone in the restaurant industry you'll find this interesting:
Mixing It Up in Copenhagen
Cocktails are gaining popularity everywhere including Denmark - where they already make the best movies!
Rise of the Beer Cocktails
Some other suggestions for this Canada Day weekend – beer and spirits – now there's a partnership
Drinking While Viewing
Two favourite activities - movies and cocktails - and throw in the trailer for The Big Lebowski and you have the start of a good summer weekend.
At P. J. Clarke’s, Meet the Bartender of Your Dreams.
Doug Quinn has speed, stamina, dexterity, personality and an awe-inspiring memory: the essentials of bartending.
Mezcal Free Spirit
Mixing it Up with a Cocktail Purist
No, Really, It Was Tough
Gourmet Magazines favorite cocktails from 1941-2009
Great Cocktail Website
Just in time for those heading to Vancouver next Saturday for the long weekend.
Check out Dinner Party Download it's beyond cocktails though this edition has Jim Romdall of Seattle's Vessel Lounge (highly recommended if you haven't been)
Someone who loves cocktails plus there's an short blog on a Cherry Heering tasting. And I think we should all ask the liquor board to list it again.
Jeffrey Morgenthaler writes about all things cocktail, he's the founder of the movement to celebrate Repeal Day and the main man at Clyde Common check out his musings.
It begins with this notation:
"One thing this country has always enjoyed is a good drink. Whether it was rum on the Atlantic, bourbon at the races or that Bloody Mary at Sunday Brunch, alcohol is the American Drink."
and then just gets better as they muse on all things cocktail.
Jamie Boudreau, originally made his name at Lumiere and put Vessel in Seattle on the map when Esquire named it a top bar in North America. His sense of the perfect cocktail balance is extraordinary. Good chat. Great recipes.
Home Bartending 101 is a great reference for those that want to learn to make their own great cocktails from home.
Oh Gosh is a great site for breaking down the required tools and equipement, cocktail shakers, bitters, ingredients, and ice. Many recipes and other great information as well.
Great Cocktail Books
Classic Cocktails A Modern Shake, Mark Kingwell
Straight Up or On the Rocks, William Grimes
Imbibe, David Wondrich
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