CHICAGO: Calling All Bartenders & Baristas! Enter The Slane Irish Coffee Showdown

The union of Irish Whiskey and Coffee has a long storied history in cocktail culture. In celebration of this classic combination, Slane Irish Whiskey is teaming up with Metropolis Coffee Company to uncover Chicago’s best Irish Coffee cocktail in the Irish Coffee Showdown.  Bartenders and baristas in the Chicago area are invited to team up […]

Drink For a Cause: Woodford Reserve Pair + Share Gives Back with Food Pairing Program

Drink well, do good. For the 2019 Pair + Share Program, order a featured Woodford Reserve cocktail and perfectly paired dish and  Woodford Reserve will share a portion of the proceeds for every cocktail sold at participating restaurants (in metro NYC and Richmond, VA during September and in Boston in October) to benefit local causes. […]

Bad Monkeys Bar Lab Brings Modern Day Bar Icons To A City Near You

Monkey Shoulder is known for shaking up the bar world and pushing boundaries, particularly when it comes to changing the perceptions about the Scotch category. This year, the brand is debuting The Bad Monkeys Bar Lab bringing together an all-star roster of modern-day bar icons to lead quick-fire interactive classes across the U.S.  The Bad […]

Life of a Brand Ambassador: Adriana Soley at Torres

There are many things that go into making any liquor brand a success, but no one can deny the influential and meaningful role of a Brand Ambassador. As the de facto spokesperson for the brand, the ambassador is responsible for spreading the word while making connections with industry folk at bars and restaurants around the […]

Amaro Montenegro Celebrates The Human Spirit At BCB 2019 In An Epic Closing Party

For their second year stateside, Bar Convent Brooklyn 2019 was a much bigger affair, with nearly double the amount of branded events and activations. Even with all of the buzzing activity in New York City, Amaro Montenegro once again managed to throw the most epic party to close out the convention and celebrate the human spirit.  […]

The Rum Shaker Dance Competition Transformed Miami Bartenders Into A Family Through An Epic Journey In Dance

Earlier this year, the first ever Rum Shaker dance competition kicked off a brand new journey to activate the Miami bartender community.  Presented by Tales of the Cocktail and sponsored by BACARDI, Rum Shaker was inspired by the brand’s “Do What Moves You’ campaign as well as the shared goal of encouraging bartenders to find […]

Diana’s Breakfast at Paper Daisy in NYC

When Cafe Orlin closed in 2017 after 36 years on St. Mark’s Place, the East Village mourned its loss. Now, Paper Daisy is open in the space, with big shoes to fill. Thankfully, Tommy Flynn – a Mother’s Ruin and Drexler’s alum – is at Paper Daisy as Beverage Director make sure the drinks are […]

Battle of the Boroughs 2019: Find Out Who Won Old Forester’s Battle of the Boroughs For NYC Bragging Rights

New York City has one of the strongest reputations for hometown pride and for being one of the most competitive cities in the world.  As Sinatra has said, if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere.  So it was a natural decision for Old Forester Bourbon to put NYC to task by […]

10 Slane Irish Whiskey Cocktails To Enjoy

St. Patrick’s Day is far and away one of the most inclusive of holidays, requiring little to no Irish heritage to get into the Irish spirit and have a drink in celebration of Saint Patrick, the first patron saint of Ireland. But if you’re really trying to pay tribute to the Emerald Isle, these creative […]

Everything You Need to Know About Irish Whiskey, Just in Time For St. Patrick’s Day

Since the early 17th century, St. Patrick’s Day has been a famed celebration of the life of Saint Patrick, the most well-known patron saint of Ireland. And while St. Patrick’s Day, observed every March 17th, originated as a way to commemorate the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, it’s also all about honoring Irish culture and traditions, […]

The Clumsies Takeover Dante For the U.S. Launch Of METAXA 12 STARS For An Epic Greek Pop-Up

Greece is one of those magical places that evokes an incredibly special feeling from simply from looking at imagery of its splendor.  For centuries, the beauty, culture, and wonders of Greece have captivated the world and inspired artistry in all walks of life. So it’s only natural that the spirit of Greece, METAXA 12 Stars […]

Is The Rum Shaker Bartender Dance Competition The Most Joy-Inducing Bartender Program Ever?

The bartender community is comprised of innumerable talented individuals, many of whom are just as passionate in pursuits beyond the bar as they are in their craft. Many apply their flair for hospitality to arenas to other physical activities performing arts, fitness and dance. Recognizing this connection, Tales of the Cocktail Foundation is pleased to […]

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