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25Nov2014

Thanksgiving Dinner – made from Cocktails

Thanksgiving is a time where everyone gets together with family to drink and eat until they can’t drink and eat any longer. What if we were able to combine the drinking and eating? Remember that scene in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory where Violet Beauregarde tastes the ‘Three-Course Meal Gum”? This is essentially what we are going
  • 25 Nov, 2014
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17Nov2014

Drink of the Week: Negroni

Much like our previous Drink of the Week, The Manhattan, the origins of the Negroni are unknown. There are two main stories floating around, however. The first, according to the New York Times is that back in 1919, a man named Count Negroni came up with the drink at a cafe in Florence, Italy. The other is that a General
  • 17 Nov, 2014
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13Nov2014

25 Ways to Make a Manhattan

As you know, our Drink of the Week is the Manhattan. We’ve scoured the internet for this list and put together the top 25 ways to make a Manhattan. Please drink responsibly. There are definitely other ways to create the famous cocktail, but these are the ones we think are best. Here we go… 1. Standard
  • 13 Nov, 2014
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10Nov2014

Drink of the Week: The Manhattan

Welcome to one of the most established drinks in the book. The Manhattan is aptly named after the New York City borough of its origin. It is said that this drink was created in the 1870s at the Manhattan Club in New York City for Winston Churchill’s mother! Although, according to liquor.com, the Manhattan was actually
  • 10 Nov, 2014
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27Oct2014

Most Alcoholic Drinks Ever

Here is a list we’ve put together of the most alcoholic drinks in the world. All of these drinks are the tops on everyone’s internet lists. From regretfulmorning.com to MyLifeisBrilliant.com, these drinks are mainstays on the most notorious lists. Please enjoy at your own risk. Seriously… 12. Grappa 120 Proof Grappa is a grape-based type of brandy that comes
  • 27 Oct, 2014
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24Oct2014

REPOST: 6 Fascinating, Scary Drinks to Liven Up Any Halloween Party

This is a repost from WCPO Cincinnati, wcpo.com, and was co-written by Joseph Bruno, Director of our school… It’s easier than ever to go beyond serving glasses of pumpkin ale and neon orange-colored cocktails at an annual Halloween party. Put together with help from Joseph Bruno, director of the American Bartenders School of New York, here’s
  • 24 Oct, 2014
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22Oct2014

NYC’s Wildest Bars for Halloween

Halloween is only week away and you need a plan. Not to worry, New York City might be the best place on earth to celebrate. Whether you enjoy beer, vodka, whiskey, or Halloween-inspired spooky drinks, there are definitely choices for you in New York City. Here are the best places to drink for Halloween in NYC.
  • 22 Oct, 2014
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16Oct2014

Our Favorite Fall Cocktails

Fall is here at last. When you start seeing signs for Oktoberfest, you can finally say goodbye to summer blender drinks and making some real drinks. As a bartender in New York City, I have come to loathe the use of a blender. Throughout the country, from the beach bars that surfers frequent in California to
  • 16 Oct, 2014
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13Jun2013

Go Where the Jobs Are!

The U.S. economy changes faster than the New York Mets line-up , but there are sectors that seem to hold their own no matter what.  At the top of that list is the bar and restaurant business.   In the last quarter, over 38,000 NEW JOBS were added. In case that stat doesn’t mean anything
  • 13 Jun, 2013
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