As this episode went to production, Rico competed in the DC leg of the Drambuie Competition at Quarter and Glory along with Aaron Joseph, Jenny Feldt, and Benny Hurwitz. Congrats to winner Megan Shaff! We had a quick phone call with Vance Henderson, Drambuie Ambassador about the competition.
To see Rico's video, click here!
Cocktail of the Week
"Done Got Wise" by Brian Weber
1 1/2 oz Drambuie
1 oz creme de cacao
1/2 oz Monkey Shoulder
1 1/2 oz espresso
1 Dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
National Drambuie Brand Ambassador Vance Henderson makes an appearance on the podcast this week explaining the Drambuie Cocktail Competition. (We spent an entire episode to speaking with our friend Vance on Bartender Journey Podcast number 207).
Unrelated Podcast Suggestion of the Week:
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The Unrelated Podcast Suggestion of the Week is No Such Thing As A Fish.
In this podcast the 3 hosts get together, each with a strange fact and chat about it. The hosts are hysterical and smart and the shows are always very entertaining. You can take some of these goofy facts to start conversations at your bar. The hosts are English and it is what I suppose you’d call "modern English humor". We find it really funny. Check it out!
Bartender Journey Cocktail Competition
Just a reminder that we are currently running an Instagram cocktail competition to win a ticket to the annual Industry Kickball Tourney on Monday, November 6th hosted by William Grant.This is all day field trip to MCU Park, Home of the Coney Island Cyclones includes the bus ride, kickball, corn hole, cocktails and food. Monies raised goes towards hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico and will be matched by William Grant
Post your cocktail pic on Instagram with #bartenderjourneycocktail by Monday, October 30th. The winning cocktail will be featured on an upcoming episode as the Cocktail of the Week! For full details visit our Competitions page. Good luck!
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Hurricane Fundraiser - FundRAISE a Glass for Puerto Rico
On Monday, November 8th join Island People Recovery at West 3rd Common in NYC for open bar from 6:30 to 7:30 pm with featured cocktails from Don Q, Jagermeister, Virgil Kaine Woody Creek and more! Suggested donation of $20 goes towards Puerto Rico hurricane relief as well as a portion of the bar’s proceeds from the evening.
Toast of the Week:
What harm in drinking can there be?
Since punch and life so well agree
-Scottish Poet Thomas Blacklock, who lived from 1721 – 1791