Tue, Jul 1, 2008 -- 10:00 AM
Cocktail RenaissanceDownload audio (MP3)
Bartenders are emphasizing fresh ingredients and reviving forgotten favorites, while boutique distillers are gaining attention for locally produced vodka, gin and even absinthe. With San Francisco emerging as one of the epicenters of this trend, we discuss modern mixology.
Host: John Myers
- Dale DeGroff, master mixologist and author of "The Craft of The Cocktail"
- H. Ehrmann, proprietor of Elixir, a bar in San Francisco's Mission District and founder of Cocktailambassadors.com
- Ted Haigh, author of "Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails" and curator of the museum of the American Cocktail, also known as Dr. Cocktail