Tales of the Cocktail

Death in the South Pacific

March 31, 2010

The theme for this year’s official cocktail contest for Tales of the Cocktail was “Punch It Up.” Entrants were invited to submit a cocktail based on the Planter’s Punch recipe. Today the winner was announced, and I was excited to learn it was Evan Martin’s Death in the South Pacific. Death in the South Pacific […]

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Name Dropping: Meeting the Stars

July 13, 2009

During Tales of the Cocktail, I’ve seen a lot of great sessions and tasted a lot of great spirits. But I’ve most enjoyed the chance to meet some really great people. Sure, I got to shake hands with Danny DeVito, who was hand at the Drink Italy session. But even more exciting to a cocktail […]

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New Orleans Pharmacists

July 10, 2009

I am such an unrepentant geek that rather than go early to Diageo’s fantastic happy hour at the Presbytere, I stayed on at Tales to attend the New Orleans Pharmacists session. Moderator Phil Greene was joined by Lorin Gaudin, Jay Hendrickson and Ted “Dr. Cocktail” Haigh to talk about the unique contribution that pharmacists from […]

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A Very Tales Birthday

July 9, 2009

What if you were having your birthday and the whole liquor industry showed up to celebrate? That’s a bit what it felt like for me on the opening day of Tales of the Cocktail. I was a bit trepidatious when I saw the Tales schedule and discovered it started on my birthday. I normally like […]

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Off to Tales of the Cocktail

July 4, 2009

I can hardly believe it, but the time is finally here! Tomorrow morning, I leave at the crack of dawn1 for New Orleans to attend Drink.Write 2009 and Tales of the Cocktail. What does that mean for you, dear reader? It means next week you can expect to see several updates from me about all […]

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Tales Blogging

May 12, 2009

In case you haven’t noticed that there logo on the right side of the page, Two at the Most was invited to participate in Blogging Tales of the Cocktail 2009. My first post is up, an introduction to what awaits us at the 21st Century Gin session on Friday, July 10. Over on the Tales […]

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