Allan Katz of Caña Rum Bar in Los Angeles gives us a primer on the wonderful world of rum and tells us a little about the differences between East coast and West coast cocktail cultures.
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Some may think that Stephanie Moreno has the dream job: tasting spirits made all over the world and deciding which to stock at Astor Wines & Spirits, one of New York's biggest and best liquor stores. Stephanie might agree. This native Texan and former fishmonger has turned using her tastebuds into a career through focused education and tasting, tasting, tasting.
Since 2009, Blair Reynolds of Trader Tiki has been making small-batch syrups for home bartenders and professionals, with the goal of bringing tiki drinks to the masses without sacrificing quality or flavor.