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‘Old Shanghai on the Bowery’ at Madam Geneva and talking ice with Mr. Ueno

02.09.2010 · Posted in Uncategorized

Round 2! Tuesday night was “Old Shanghai on the Bowery” at Madam Geneva, the second event in the three-day line up for the New York City Cocktail All-Stars tour. The cool surprise of the evening was Mr. Ueno showing off some of his ice carving. I cornered him after his time behind the bar to ...

Blue Blazer Mix-Off at Pegu Club

10.28.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

(videos near the end of this post) Oct. 27 “…90 percent of the reason I’m here is because I want to see fire,” I said to Alex Day as I nursed a Whiskey Smash. The setting? Pegu Club. Six contenders were set to duel in their mastery of the most basic of elements required for ...

New menu at Death & Company

06.30.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

June 29After four months of gestation, the staff over at Death and Co. debuted their new baby on Friday. Seventy-four drinks. 74. More like 64 brand spankin’ new ones if you don’t count some drinks that are from the old menu (like the Oaxacan Old Fashioned). I saw that Joaquin Simo’s Carroll Gardens (rye whiskey, ...

The 3rd Annual Clement Cocktail Challenge

04.30.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

April 29 PDT swept up prizes when Don Lee and Daniel Eun placed second and first place, respectively, for the Rhum Clement cocktail challenge. Daniel made a drink called Bitches Brew, using Clement Premiere Canne, fresh lime juice, Pampero Anniversario, St. Elizabeth All-Spice Dram, demerara syrup and an egg. Don’s Sargasso is made with Clement ...

Gin in teacups

04.15.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

April 15 I didn’t drink any gin out of teacups, instead I drank my neat sloe gin out of a highball glass, but there were plenty of teacups available if people were inclined to drink out of them. Why the teacups? Well, it’s quite natural that there was tippling out of teacups since Plymouth Gin ...

A manic Monday

03.25.2008 · Posted in Uncategorized

or “Even Mondays aren’t safe from Death & Company“ March 24 “You’ve been here before?” Alex, who I had met before at Tailor, asked me as he prepared several drinks. I had already polished off a Oaxacan Old Fashioned (El Resoro Resposado, Los Amantes Mescal, Agave nectar, dash of Angostura bitters, flamed orange peel) sans ...