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Alex Straus

“Milk & Honey Time”: A Tribute to Sasha Petraske (1973-2015)
4 years ago

“Milk & Honey Time”: A Tribute to Sasha Petraske (1973-2015)

At 9 PM (in each country’s respective time zone) on August 31, 2015, the cocktail world raised their collective glasses to Sasha Petraske, one of the key figures in the …
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Manhattan Cocktail Classic Cancelled in Name, But Not Spirit
4 years ago

Manhattan Cocktail Classic Cancelled in Name, But Not Spirit

Many Industry Events Will Still Be Held.

“On behalf of the Cocktail Classic team, we regret to announce that the 2015 Manhattan Cocktail Classic will not be held this time.


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On Friday the 13th, Bartenders Choose Their Go-Tos
4 years ago

On Friday the 13th, Bartenders Choose Their Go-Tos

Thirteen Bottles of Booze in the Bar

Do you have Paraskevidekatriaphobia? That’s fear of Friday the 13th, although just having to pronounce the word itself is pretty scary. This recurring …
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The Bittersweet Allure of Orange Liqueur and How To Use It
4 years ago

The Bittersweet Allure of Orange Liqueur and How To Use It

In the annals of cocktail-ing, orange liqueur historically is the most used liqueur in recipes. Unfortunately, just picking up some orange liqueur and dosing it into a drink isn’t as …
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Pisco Packs a Punch
4 years ago

Pisco Packs a Punch

South America’s Potent White Spirit

As with many spirits, Pisco’s origins date back to European colonization of the new world. In the 1500s, Spaniards brought grapes to South America. Both …
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5 Must Mix Manhattan Variations
4 years ago

5 Must Mix Manhattan Variations

The Majestic Manhattan – Variations on a Theme

Ask any cocktail lover to name a classic drink and odds are the Manhattan will play heavily in that game. Granted the …
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