Amsterdam Bar Week is upon us again, the 5 days start on the 17th September and is filled with events, tastings and parties. The best bars in Amsterdam are getting involved and ABW gives you another good reason for you to go and visit them. You can find out more HERE:
Ali Dedianko gives a Belvedere tasting session and also introduces the latest offering in their range, Belvedere Bloody Mary. The bartenders also got a chance to mix up the basic ingredients of Belvedere Pink Grapefruit to see how difficult it is to concoct.
Marvin Allen of the Monteleone Hotel is one of the most knowledgeable and modest bartenders we have interviewed at Sipped, he shares some of his vast bartending experience in a candid interview with Andrew Nicholls.
Marvin Allen has been a bartender for 25 years and has been at the Carousel Bar in New Orleans for 10 of them. He tells us about one of the most famous cocktails to come out of the city of New Orleans.
This year Tales of the Cocktail is celebrating its 10th anniversary in July and without doubt be the event of the year. Here is Ann Tuennerman the founder of Tales of the Cocktail talking about the history of the event and what you can expect on your visit.
We sit down with Matthew Bax who is the brain behind Der Raum bar and Trink Tank. He tells us what he has been working on recently. Be warned, he’s not your average mixologist.
John Nese inspire’s everyone that is looking for new soda’s in there business. This guy is just so passionate about soda’s and we think that this in next level in serving people and let them choose what would be the best for there own taste! We love this guy! Watch the video!
We sit down with Jose Sanchez Gavito who is the master blender for Bacardi. He tells us how he would make a new rum directed at mixologist among other things.
Are you curious about Bombay Sapphire East? Raj tell us some details about what makes it different from their other gins and where it has already been launched.
Andy tells us how well the Moscow barshow went last year and lets us know that it will be running again this year in September. WATCH THE VIDEO:
In the coming year Albert also known as “Mr Cocktail” has big plans with some key players in the bar biz, find out what and when here. WATCH THE VIDEO:
Arno shares the details on how they came to the name of “The Doctor” for his intimate new bar which focuses on quality and service. WATCH THE VIDEO:
Gerard Meylaers tells us about the 2 big coffee competitions that he placed in recently and discusses his approach to competing. WATCH THE VIDEO:
Did you ever get to see the episodes of Delirium TV that were made? Here is Episode III for your viewing pleasure, which includes the WFA flair comp at Belushi’s, the interview with Tug van den Berg and cocktail making at Feijoa. Here is the Sneak Peek: Here is the full DTV Episode [...]
If you didn’t know, Bols is having their annual Bols Around the World bartending competition in May. They have just released their promo video to invite bartenders from all over the world to participate. However, they had some more material left over from the filming that was done and they have thrown together a few [...]
Interviewing Jared Brown, Cocktail Author and Historian.
Anthony interviews cocktail guru Gary Regan.
French Culinary Insititute
Andrew is interviewing Dre Masso, Bar and Cocktail Consultant.
Interviewing Niko Autti about the A21 Cocktail lounge in Finland Helsinki. http://www.worldsbestbars.com
Andrew interviewing Tal Nadari from Lucas Bols about the World Record slurping Dutch genever aka kopstoot/little headbutt!
Esther Maasdam interviews Menno Simons at the World coffee Event Maastricht