Bombay Sapphire Most Imaginative Bartender Competition 2018 Miami

Last night I had the pleasure of attending the Bombay Sapphire Most Imaginative Bartender (MIB) Cocktail Competition at Racket in Wynwood. Bartenders showcased their talents and the winners move on to London (the home of Bombay Sapphire) for the finals and the chance to win $10,000, a digital feature in GQ, and other Conde NastContinue reading “Bombay Sapphire Most Imaginative Bartender Competition 2018 Miami”

Happening Now: Negroni Week 2018 in Tampa Bay

It’s Negroni Week this week. Negroni Week started in 2013 as a celebration of the Negroni cocktail and a fundraiser for charities around the world. It is a partnership between Campari and Imbibe Magazine. The Negroni dates back to 1919 in Florence and is named after founder¬†Count Camillo Negroni ordered an Americano with gin insteadContinue reading “Happening Now: Negroni Week 2018 in Tampa Bay”

CL HighBall Another Round This Thursday!

Looking to start your summer off with some of the best cocktails in town? Local newspaper Creative Loafing is bringing their CL HighBall cocktail competition to Tampa this Thursday, May 11th from 7PM to 10PM at the Rialto Theatre in Tampa Heights next to Foundation Coffee and Hidden Springs Ale Works brewery. Over a dozenContinue reading “CL HighBall Another Round This Thursday!”

Hotel Bar now serving Downtown Tampa

Downtown Tampa has a new spot now open called Hotel Bar. The bar is a classy establishment that serves libations created by famous hotels around the world and also gourmet food. During my visit I tried the Hotel Nacional made with cana brava, giffard peche, pineapple, and lime. The cocktail comes from Hotel Nacional deContinue reading “Hotel Bar now serving Downtown Tampa”