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First Annual Bartender’s Battle at Tiki Oasis

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One year ago, I did it. I over stepped. I hadn’t the time, the energy or the experience. What I did have was passion and determination and just enough knowledge to be dangerous.  The result was a Tiki Bartender Battle that was a really raucous good time.  Surprisingly it all came together without a hitch […]

Mes De Verde

  The Mes De Verde, a Margarita variant cocktail by Stephen Kurpinsky, has been named the Cocktail Of The Moment at Georges at the Cove in La Jolla, California. That is pretty awesome because not only does it taste amazing, it contains Boy Drinks World Serrano Cocktail Spice. If you get a chance, head to […]

BDW Goes to RumFest 2015

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Once again I have traveled deep into the heart of Florida to attend the Miami Rum Renaissance Festival (or RumFest as its is affectionately know).  Rum is fun, rum has almost no rules and rum has an image that is care free and delightfully escapist. It is also emerging into the public consciousness as a premium spirit. This makes […]

Long Overdue BDW Update!

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Big news!  We got TTB approval on the Serrano Cocktail Spice!  This means we are trying to move forward at break neck speeds.  One of the first things I am going to do is launch a crowd funding campaign.  This will add desperately needed funds; keeping making the business viable and ensuring that Serrano Cocktail Spice […]

On the Table Top or Under It?

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A night of board games and a pile of drinks is always a good time.  The thing is, the drinks keep getting better, but the old games are feeling, well, old.  Poker is all but dead, and I dread another round of Life, Trivial Pursuit, or any of the word games I’m bad at.  The […]

Papa’s Pilar

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I am always intrigued to find great new products.  New is always exciting and Papa’s Pilar rum hits that mark, being barely a year old. However, new is only the start of what’s interesting about this rum. The team that put it together really hit a home run.  From concept to packaging, to the  absolute […]

San Diego Spirits Festival

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This summer, I attended the San Diego Spirits Festival and I have been meaning to write about it for some time.  I think I needed some time to mull it over.  After going to several spirits events around the same time, I was worried that my perspective might have been a bit skewed.  There were […]

San Diego Cocktail Week

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San Francisco, Manhattan and London have thriving cocktail weeks.  New Orleans has Tales of the Cocktail and Miami Has Rum Fest and here in San Diego we have a burgeoning cocktail week too.  Each year in August we have two great cocktail heavy events that take place on back to back weekends: Tiki Oasis and San […]

Boy Drinks World ON TREND at Tales of the Cocktail

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Just got back from a week at Tales of the Cocktail.  Another year, another great experience at Tales.  There’s too much to write about to share it all now, but I thought I’d put up a link to this great article about some of the cocktail trends spotted this year at Tales, including a nice mention of […]

The Upper East Sider

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After watching several Jamie Boudreaux videos on “molecular mixology,” I found myself a bit torn.  The techniques are fantastic, but I am a purist.  The classics are my bread and butter.  I often reject cocktails that push the envelope too far afield from the simple majesty of the unadulterated classics.  That being said, watching these […]