Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co. lands at #21 on the list of The World’s 50 Best Bars for 2018 & John Lermayer wins the Industry Icon Award!

This year Miami suffered the tragic loss of industry icon, John Lermayer, who was also the Founding Father of Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co. Since then, the City of Miami Beach proclaimed a John Lermayer Day in his honor.  He posthumously won a Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award from the prestigious Tales of the

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Miami lands new Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards for 2018.

Miami is no stranger to the Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards with some restaurants having garnered the award since the 90s! “Representing everything from neighborhood wine bars serving small plates to opulent palaces with star chefs and elaborate tasting menus, the just-revealed 2018 Restaurant Award winners all share one thing—a passion for exploring and sharing the

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Miami shines once again at Tales of the Cocktail’s Spirited Awards 2018!

Miami was presented with numerous awards for achievements in the spirits industry.  It was a special moment for Miami as the late, legendary bartender, John Lermayer, was also awarded the Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award for his impactful contributions to the spirits community. The 2018 class of winners has been recognized amongst peers and supporters at

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rácket in Wynwood is serving up delicious cocktails with two different menus under one roof.

Wynwood has never shied away from a good time.  One of our favorite bars, Gramps, continues to deliver delicious, fresh cocktails while keeping that awesome vibe they’ve helped create in the artsy Miami neighborhood.  Now, their new neighbor, wants to join in on the fun.  rácket, spelled with a lower case r, comes from the

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The Broken Shaker partners with Williams-Sonoma for a set of badass cocktail mixes! And they’re tropical AF!

We’ve never hid our love of The Broken Shaker.  Gabe Orta & Elad Zvi, who together form Bar Lab, not only helped champion a movement in South Florida, they built a brand while doing it.  Everything they are ever involved in is always done with care & love.  Now Williams-Sonoma & The Broken Shaker have teamed

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The Pineapple Awards Best Restaurant Bar, KYU, shows us their new cocktail menu & it’s stunning!

When you drive up to KYU you know you’re getting to something special.  Located in Wynwood’s graffiti lined streets is one of Miami’s best restaurants.  From the food to the service to the cocktails, KYU has it all.  We had a chat with some of our favorite bartenders (James MacInnes and the KYU Team) there

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The 2017 Pineapple Awards Winners!

What a great time presenting the winners.  Thank you again for your continued support!  Our commitment is to continue to create a platform for bartenders and the hospitality industry in Florida to show their incredible accomplishments. We we all also, with our partners from Thirsty, be expanding the Pineapple Awards to New York!  Stay tuned

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Elements brings its talents to Habitat at the 1 Hotel in South Beach!

When 1 Hotel South Beach made some changes in 2017 we knew they would be significant. They brought on Chef José Mendín along with Food Comma Hospitality Group who opened Habitat.  Local ingredients, great service and an awesome vibe. In the upcoming months, Chef Mendín will be bringing someone of the best chefs in the

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The Miami USBG’s, Shaking for Puerto Rico, raises $30k for the victims of Hurricane Maria.

If you know a bartender or someone in the spirits industry you know how passionate they are about cocktails, but they’re even more passionate about the world around them. This is why Shaking For _______ was started.  When a disaster strikes, the Miami USBG fills in the blanks. In this case, Shaking For Puerto Rico.

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YOU’RE INVITED: Miami Bartenders come through with benefit events for Puerto Rico & the Keys! (This week.)

If there is ever a time to give back it’s during the holidays, it’s now!  Two big events will be happening this week for those in need through the disasters in the Florida Keys and Puerto Rico. The USBG (United States Bartenders Guild, Miami Chapter) have reached out to their partners for two very special

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