Cock”Tales”

Fan Poll: Classics, Gin or Martinis?

Fan Poll:  Classics, Gin or Martinis?

We’re all about the cocktail!  We’ve come up with a few ideas and want to know what type of fan event you’re interested in.  So take a look at these and let us know which one piques your interest or tickles your fancy.   Classic Cocktails by a Master Bartender – Leave behind the sugary concoctions that are on most […]

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Strawberry “Moon-jito” featuring Onyx Moonshine

Strawberry "Moon-jito" featuring Onyx Moonshine

I promised the recipe for this refreshing twist on the classic Mojito a couple weeks ago but life and vacations away from my computer had put this post on hold.  Everyone knows I love Mojitos. This famous Cuban highball has earned its place in cocktail history and was a favorite of Ernest Hemingway. Does that mean we’re kindred spirits?  Writing […]

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Calling All Bartenders! Win $250 at Plan B Milford’s IRON BAR Competition July 31st, featuring Onyx 111 !

Calling All Bartenders!  Win $250 at Plan B Milford's IRON BAR Competition July 31st, featuring Onyx 111 !

Onyx 111 is the featured spirit for Plan B of Milford’s Iron Bar competition on July 31 competition.  Onyx 111 is a higher proof hooch that lends itself to fruit, herb, veggie and spice infusions. And of course to sippin’, too With a nod to TV’s “Iron Chef”, this monthly Iron Bar competition pits local bartenders against each other, and the crowd, for […]

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I’ll Take a Little Gin With That – A Look Inside the Beefeater 24 Regional Cocktail Competition

My martini hunting partner in crime, Dave Hennessy and I recently had the pleasure of joining some friends at the 2013 Beefeater 24 National Cocktail Competition Northeast Regional Finals at J. Christians Restaurant in Wallingford.  You know, it excites me to see a diverse group of people come together to appreciate well-made cocktails and the skill it takes to make them. Ensconced on […]

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We Have a Winner!

We Have a Winner!

Our 1st Annual Martini Mayhem Cocktail Competition was a blast!  Hosted by John Bourdeau at his beautiful Main Street Grill in Watertown, it was a hotly contested competition sponsored by an inspiring vodka.  Three local mixology masters won bragging rights and a handful of cash! On Sunday, April 7, 2013 several members of the United States Bartenders Guild-Connecticut Chapter and other talented, local […]

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Cocktail Hour!

Cocktail Hour!

Cocktail Hour! Two of my favorite words! When I was younger, they meant Vernor’s ginger ale, or maybe a Jolly Roger, and Pepperidge Farm goldfish crackers. And sometimes, we got to join the grownups at their cocktail hour.  We’d sit, sip, and listen to conversations that we didn’t understand, just enjoying the pleasant sociability that was Cocktail Hour. Recently, Ned, […]

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Onyx Moonshine Announces Summer-Long Cocktail Tour Along The Entire Shoreline!

Onyx Moonshine Announces Summer-Long Cocktail Tour Along The Entire Shoreline!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONNECTICUT HOSTS NEW ENGLAND’S LARGEST COCKTAIL TOUR One Hundred Connecticut Shoreline Restaurants Introduce Massive Cocktail Tour June 4, 2013 (East Hartford, CT) – Onyx Spirits Company announced Tuesday the start of a summer-long cocktail tour spanning the entire Connecticut Shoreline. The cocktail tour, which will take place from Memorial Day to Labor Day, will feature Connecticut-made Onyx […]

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The Day Don Julio Came To Town

The Day Don Julio Came To Town

On a recent spring day, Don Julio came to town.  No, not the man himself, but his tequila; his entire portfolio of tequila.  It tagged along with the United States Bartenders Guild who were hosting their Tequila Challenge competition which I had the pleasure of judging. At the request of The Beverage Journal, I submitted a nice article complete with […]

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Celebrate With Us at MARTINI MAYHEM!

Celebrate With Us at MARTINI MAYHEM!

This is our way to say “Thanks” to all of our hunters, fans and supporters for making our first year so amazing! So put this on your calendar right now, because you surely won’t want to miss it!

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Where Are You, Labatt?

Where Are You, Labatt?

Canada’s King of Beers   We’re always looking for a new discovery.  And with the many places we find and enjoy, I really wish that Connecticut restaurants would expand the beer offerings to include a few from our northern neighbor, and I’m not talking about Massachusetts.  As I order the latest and greatest martinis, Dave ever so hopefully asks for his favorite […]

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