Monthly Archives: June 2013


The Manhattan Cocktail Classic


Coming in May 2014 is the annual Manhattan Cocktail Classic. This event never fails to impress. Go to their site to learn more or stay tuned


About the Manhattan Cocktail Classic

Part festival, part fête, part conference, part cocktail party – the Manhattan Cocktail Classic is an annual celebration of the myriad points of intersection between cocktails and culture. With nearly one hundred events spread across five days and four boroughs, and a multi-day trade conference to boot – the Manhattan Cocktail Classic offers a vast array of unique experiences to enthusiasts and professionals alike, expanding the very definition of what constitutes a “cocktail event”.

If you’re unfamiliar with the Classic and are looking to get your bearings, start by taking a spin through the FAQ. From there, you may want to peruse some of the fabulous news coverage, or (if you’re not so keen on reading) flip through some photos from last year’s festival. Or, if you’ve read plenty already and just want to find out how to get involved, head on over to the contact page to get the ball rolling.

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Posted by on June 28, 2013 in Events



The Beginnings of the Best Cocktail – The Manhattan


The Manhattan has a few foundational components that make it such a popular and legendary elixir. Firstly, it is truly an American cocktail as it defining ingredient is the New World’s whiskey, Bourbon. And Secondly, its namesake is the quintessential American city with enough attitude and character to inebriate anyone.

The blending of American Bourbon with fine European vermouths and Caribbean bitters adds a bit of zeal and hints at our exploratory nature.

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Posted by on June 28, 2013 in Cocktail History


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