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Remember Where You Came From

Recently I was talking with a couple of younger gentleman working on the bar, listening to their takes on what they call, “Old School” cocktails. Both had the same approach on what they believe to be irrelevant drinks. Just Google it and forget about it. That took me back a bit. I have a different…

Walking on the Moon

Saturday, July 20, 2019, marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. It’s also a very exciting time here in Central Florida, especially with NASA here in our backyard. Recently, I was asked to create a cocktail for an anniversary moonwalk celebration. It was requested that this cocktail have a moonshine base, to…

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The Mocktail Revolution

As a bar professional, I see far too often many of us are missing a key demographic visiting our establishments: Those who are not drinking for the night. No matter what, they shouldn’t be shunned, forced to sip on soda – or worse – water! These guests want something, they just aren’t sure what that…