Skinnygirl’s sale increased up to more than 300% last year as reported by a booze industry report. This low-cal brand of spirit introduces lower calories compared to the standard cocktails sold in the market. Last year, it’s company, Beam, move more than 586,000 cases of Skinnygirl.
Skinnygirl was founded in 2009 by Bethenny Frankel, who is a cast of Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of New York City” and “Bethanny Getting Married.” It was acquired by Beam in 2011.
The exhibition in the Coe Hall mansion at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park does not only features historical artifacts, but liquor and cocktail recipes as well. The wall, dubbed as “Cocktail Culture The Glamorous Gold Coast Years From Prohibition to 1960,” highlights the fashion culture of the decade. It includes dresses, shoes, handbags and other accessories. Continue reading for more information
Jakarta, known to some as the “Big Durian”, has become the target of the booming drinking culture. You will unlikely find a drink fused with the stinky fruit, but Jakarta’s popular bar and lounge provide refreshing cocktails with menus that offers tropical fruits such as mango, lychee and rockmelon.
Some of the most popular bars and lounges include: Ritz-Carlton Jakarta (8 Lounge) whose menu is dedicated to Mojito variations; Cork & Screw which is highly recommended for drink-stop business travelers; Read more
Phoenix City, Arizona will host the first-ever Arizona Cocktail Week from February 19-25, 2012. The organizer responsible for this event is GQ’s “Most Inspired Bartender” of 2010, Jason Asher.
Like Tucson, Phoenix and Scottsdale
have produced a rooster of talented bartenders, Read more
You must have had meet a bartender who simply smirks at you when you order a light beer, or (if you’re the one behind the counter) a speakeasy patron who “brought his own ice” for his cocktail, not to mention that he has also brought with him a whole Read more
A number of new and creative speakeasies have made it in the spotlight with their unique signature cocktails; The Wayland shows off its experimental drinks such as the delicious Apple Pie Moonshine and The Barnesville; Booker and Dax uses scientific techniques and gadgetry for their cocktails; Read more
San Antonio, Texas – Who’s who in the cocktail industry will be attending the San Antonio Cocktail Conference organized by Bohanan’s Bar. This seminar will run from January 26-29 with proceeds that will benefit a non-profit organization, Read more
From February 12 to 15, Tales of the Cocktail will be held throughout Vancouver, Canada. The event which will feature seminars, dinners, tasting rooms and parties will draw in world-reknowned bartenders and dozens cocktail patrons.
Seminars will be held by Audrey Saunders of Pegu Club, Jacob Briars Read more
With its aim to grab the James Beard award and hundreds of bards, cocktail lounges, pubs and speakeasies, Restaurant 1833 of Monterey, California elevates the art of mixology. The bar’s theme is both creative and accessible with a warm and knowledgeable staff. Aside from this, the bar possesses barrel-rested cocktails in oak casks with name such as Abigail, Ruth Anne Read more
James Dance, owner of the chic Falmouth bar, has recently designed cocktails for Capcom’s Street Fighter and Electronic Arts’s Alice: Madness Returns.
With an inspiration coming from last year’s top 20 games of the year, Dance Read more