Ashley Danella wins Miami’s Viva Sangrita Competition, heads to New Orleans to compete in the national final!

This Sunday, Blackbird Ordinary, held Tequila Ocho’s annual ‘Viva Sangrita‘ competition. The ‘Viva Sangrita’ competition is (from the website): Sangrita is a seamless blending of tart, sweet, spicy, and savory. When made with love, imagination, and paired with the right tequila, it becomes a ritual, and is a transcendent drink experience. We believe this pairing

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FIRST LOOK: Pappy Van Winkle Barrel Fermented Cigars

Yesterday, we had the pleasure of judging Cochon 555‘s Punch Kings portion of the event, where some of Miami’s finest bartenders were competing for the title of Miami’s Punch King and the winner receives bragging rights, a trophy, a $1000 bottle of Breckenridge Reserve Bourbon and a trip to compete at “Last Call” Tour Finale in

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New Menu Alert! Repour at the Albion Hotel

Isaac Grillo, the head honcho at Repour, is at it again.  This time it is a redesign of his cocktail menu.  Isaac has done amazing things with the menu which he created to feel like a home.  All the categories are sections of a house:  garden, pantry, porch, sitting room, living room and guest room. 

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A Better Way to Drink Event at Repour, Monday, April 6th, 7-9PM

Our friends at Repour and Veev are hosting Mr. Willy Shine for one night only.  For “A Better Way to Drink” event with a presentation and light bites from Willy himself. Expect cocktail pairings and some education on Veev. Some of the appetizers include a white almond gazpacho shooter and coconut chicken pinchos with peanut

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Tamarina to start tasting flights of Rare Rums and Amaro

Head Bartender Nathan Rogers was starting to get busy on Wednesday evening. With his head face down and jigger in hand, Nathan began creating beautiful cocktails. I knew by his diligence, that we were in for a treat. As I walked in, I was greeted by Nathan who told me he was going to take

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