Tales of the Cocktail 2017 is over. For some the memories might be a little hazy. Fortunately, Neat Pour has a refresher course for you. From July 18th through 23rd, the global spirits and cocktail world descended on New Orleans to learn, laugh, and of course, drink together. Our own Dr. Bill Copen was on the scene to photograph every pour and punch.
The dispute began back in 2008 when Schorschbräu released Schorschbock, a 31% ABV beer. For eleven months, the German offering held the title of ‘World’s Strongest Beer.’ Then, Brewdog jumped into the race with Tactical Nuclear Penguin. a 32% ABV imperial stout.
Conceived by Greg Boehm (technically his mother) of Cocktail Kingdom fame, the immersive holiday bars celebrate Christmas through seasonal takeover/pop-ups across the world. Each Miracle location features the same menu and drink ware, but the over-the-top holiday decor is created by each venue–and it gets competitive. Sippin’ Santa is Jeff ‘Beachbum’ Berry’s spinoff event, a tiki-Christmas mashup.
After Murray released the latest printing of his book, Paskin took to social media to decry 34 different whisky descriptions invoking sex. She noted that an expression from Wales’ Penderyn Distillery, an all female team, was given the following description.