The History Of Diplomático

Today in #CocktailCulture the first part of the history of Diplomatico rum from Venezuela. Don Juancho Nieto Melendez is the character that inspired the creation of Diplomático. His portrait is illustrated on the label of the brand’s products. According to stories told by people from the region where the distillery is located, he lived nearby at the […]

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The History Of The “Jungle Bird”

Today in #CocktailCulture the “Jungle Bird” a Classic Tiki Cocktail made by @cjrolon Chris Rolon at The Delano Hotel. @delanobeachclub “Tiki goes Dark and Bitter” Simpler than most tiki cocktails—it only contains five ingredients—the Jungle Bird is rumored to have been created in the late 1970s at the Aviary bar in Kuala Lumpur Hilton. With a base of Jamaican or […]

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“SAKE YOUR EDA’MAME'” a Craft Cocktail made by Willy Estrada

Today in #CocktailCulture “SAKE YOUR EDA’MAME’” a Craft Cocktail made by Willy Estrada from Komodo restaurant. @will_e_artpage @will_fnb_151 @komodomiami I have always been passionate about Asian culture, cuisine and mixology for years and have used this as an inspiration to some of my cocktails. This drink brings an ingredient not been used before in mixology, this being EDAMAME. I […]

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The History Of Campari

Today in #CocktailCulture the first part of the history of Campari Campari is an alcoholic liqueur, considered an aperitif (20.5%, 21%, 24%, 25%, or 28.5% ABV, depending on the country in which it is sold), obtained from the infusion of herbs and fruit (including chinotto and cascarilla) in alcohol and water. It is a bitter characterized by […]

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The History Of The “Dark N’ Stormy”

Today in #CocktailCulture the history of the “Dark N’ Stormy”, made by @cjrolon at the @delanobeachclub In the United States, the name “Dark ‘N Stormy” is a trademark of Gosling Brothers Ltd of Bermuda. This means that in the US, legally to be called a Dark ‘N Stormy the drink must be made with Gosling Black Seal rum and ginger […]

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Justin Mathew Fonticoba’s “Good Morning Oaxaca”

Today in #CocktailCulture I introduce you Justin Mathew Fonticoba, Bartender at Bodega South Beach and his incredible Cocktail “Good Morning Oaxaca”. @bodegasobe “My first job behind the bar was on my 22nd birthday. I was barback for 5 years and a newly promoted bartender, I learn and retain as much knowledge as I can from the various professionals I […]

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The History Of Jack Daniel’s

Today in #CocktailCulture the history of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey. Jasper Newton “Jack Daniel” was born in 1850 (and his tombstone bears that date, but says his exact birth date is unknown). The company website says it is customary to celebrate his birthday in September. The Tennessee state library website said in 2013 that records list […]

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The History Of The “Clover Club”

Today in #CocktailCulture the history of the “Clover Club”. Made by @kingbudah At @lurefishbar The Clover Club Cocktail is a drink that pre-dates Prohibition, and is named for the Philadelphia men’s club of the same name, which met in the Bellevue-Stratford hotel. The Clover Club itself dates to 1896, as seen in the 1897 book, The Clover Club of […]

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The “Dragon Punch” by Willy Estrada

Today in #CocktailCulture I introduce you Willy Estrada, Bartender/Someliér at Komodo restaurant and his Cocktail “Dragon Punch”. @will_e_artpage at @komodomiami He is working in the restaurant & bar industry for 15 years. Started working the bar 12 years ago in a small pool tiki bar in los Angeles California. “During all my time in restaurants and bars I had […]

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The History Of Finlandia

Today in #CocktailCulture the first part of the history of Finlandia vodka; produced from Finnish-grown six-row barely and pure glacial spring water. At the Koskenkorva facility in western Finland, initial distillation of the fermented six-row barley takes place in seven columns with an average height of 25 meters using Atila’s multi-pressure distilling system. Any remaining impurities, […]

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