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Cocktail Geeks’ Thirst is Quenched at the EUVS Demo Bar @ Bar09

At the conclusion of the 2009 London Bar Show (aka: BAR.09), which took place on Tuesday June 23 and Wednesday June 24, we can report that the EUVS Demo Bar, hosted by Anistatia Miller and Jared Brown, directors of Exposition Universelle Des Vins et Spiritueux (, was an absolute success.

Entitled ‘The Path of the Bartender’ [...]

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Events, General, Hotel

EUVS Demo Bar @ Bar 09: Audrey & Sasha

At London’s Bar09, the EUVS Demo Bar hosted an assembly of international heavy hitters in the bartending industry with the theme “The Path of the Bartender.” What makes a person decide to enter the bartending profession? What are the differences amongst working in a hotel bar, restaurant, or private club? What’s it like to own [...]

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Events, General

EUVS reopens in its original building

Facade of EUVS at night

On 9 July 2009, which was the 100th anniversary of founder Paul Ricard’s birth, EUVS was reopened in its original building with a new exhibit of its vast spirits, wines, glassware and menu collections.
Thanks to our 2009 installation team—which included Eric Fossard, Myles Davies, Dan Priseman, Charles Vexenat, Missy Flynn, and Jasmine Carl—Exposition Universelle des [...]

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Nobody’s perfect…


Classic cocktails are classic because they were good enough to stand the test of time. They pleased the palates of the masses. They caught the popular imagination. They provide us with a ready-made drinks list. There are hundreds, if not thousands of mixed drinks found and lost and found again throughout the decades, centuries, even millennia (anyone whipped up a batch of hypocras lately? Great stuff).

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Classics, Cocktails, General, Gin, Recipe