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Tales Of The Cocktail – The Hot Tickets To Jump On

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Tales Of The Cocktail – The Hot Tickets To Jump On
July 21
16:03 2017

(Drinking Trends) The annual smorgasbord of fine drinking and debauchery that is Tales Of The Cocktail is well underway in New Orleans this week. As the Tales newbies gasp for their second wind, and Tales veterans (some of whom) have the good sense to have paced themselves so far, we head into the home straight. But what are the choice seminars to attend over the next few days? Well, of course the hot tickets were all snapped up long in advance of the event itself. However there are still some tickets available for seminars, and the closing days of Tales are perfect for getting to the return queues early, as the attendance level drops in direct inverse proportion to the number of Alibi and brand party nights under the belt. Here are our recommendations for the best of the seminars over the coming days….

 

Friday is Rum Day!

Nouvelle East Ballroom
Hotel Monteleone
One of the great mysteries of the drinks world is that almost every spirit has enjoyed its moment in the spotlight, where bartenders revive the forgotten cocktails of the cate…

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SOLD OUT!
Grand Ballroom North
Royal Sonesta Hotel
Rum is arguably the most diversely made of all spirits. Everything from the multi column stills to the traditional pot still is used to make rum today. Yet unlike whisk(e)y or…

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Saturday is the Day of the Whiskey Lover!
Choose between these two cracking seminars on the Past and the Future of Irish Whiskey (and Scotch). Top tip: if you are queuing for returns at the Irish Whiskey 2.0 Seminar, get there very early!
Nouvelle West Ballroom
Hotel Monteleone
From the birth of whiskey in Ireland, to the collapse and near extinction of Ireland’s favourite spirit, to today’s resurgence and resurrection, Irish Whiskey is now entering …

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Queen Anne Ballroom
Hotel Monteleone
We may not know definitively whether the Irish or the Scottish created whiskey first. But what we do know—with great certainty—is who created the art of whiskey writing: Alfre…

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But if Whiskey ain’t your bag, chill with Camper English…

tales of the cocktail

Camper English via Twitter

Nouvelle East Ballroom
Hotel Monteleone
We’ve come a long way, baby! Ten years ago there was one ice machine on the US market that could make decent-sized cubes, and a whole lot of hearsay on how to make clear ice. …

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 … or get hot under the collar with Ginger fever!

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Nathan Shearer of Swift digs a bit of Ginger

Grand Ballroom North
Royal Sonesta Hotel
Do gingers make the best lovers? Learn EVERYTHING you need to know about Ginger! It is no surprise that bartenders love to play with ginger. Beyond its aphrodisiac qualities, …

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And whatever you do, if you have been Talesing hard, take it easy on yourself Sunday (and for quite a few days after!)

 

 

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A seasoned veteran of the international drinks scene, our Managing Editor, has spent the last decade opening new venues across the globe, consulting for key drinks industry groups, running A-list parties, and advising major spirit and beverage brands. Through his work with All About The Cocktail, Charlie has become a respected figure in on-line, televised and print media for the global drinks industry. If it involves making drinks, chatting about drinks, thinking about drinks, writing about drinking, or drinking drinks, Charlie has been 'biting that bullet' since 2000.

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