2014 New Orleans Events

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Monday, July 14th

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12:00am - 11:59pmTales Restaurant WeekCafe Adelaide, Cane & Table, Criollo Restaurant, Hotel Monteleone, Green Goddess, The Grill Room, Kingfish Restaurant, Tujagues, SoBou & Tivoli & LeeBanks 5 Island Rum, Donner-Peltier Distillers, El Dorado Rum, Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskey, Mezcal El Silencio, No. 3 London Dry Gin, Pisco Porton, Sazerac Rye Whiskey & Tres Agaves Tequila

Tuesday, July 15th

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12:00am - 11:59pmTales Restaurant WeekCafe Adelaide, Cane & Table, Criollo Restaurant, Hotel Monteleone, Green Goddess, The Grill Room, Kingfish Restaurant, Tujagues, SoBou & Tivoli & LeeBanks 5 Island Rum, Donner-Peltier Distillers, El Dorado Rum, Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskey, Mezcal El Silencio, No. 3 London Dry Gin, Pisco Porton, Sazerac Rye Whiskey & Tres Agaves Tequila
9:00am - 5:00pmUSBG Master Accreditation TestingCafe Adelaide, Cane & Table, Criollo Restaurant, Hotel Monteleone, Green Goddess, The Grill Room, Kingfish Restaurant, Tujagues, SoBou & Tivoli & Lee
9:30am - 6:00pmRegistrationRoyal Ballrooms A & B, Hotel Monteleone
5:00pm - 7:00pmBlender Splendor – Miami Vice Pool PartyPool, Hotel MonteleoneBacardi
10:00pm - 2:00amThe Spare Room Presents the Third Annual Ode To The BowlRock N’ BowlKahlua Coffee Liqueur & Pernod Ricard

Wednesday, July 16th

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12:00am - 11:59pmTales Restaurant WeekCafe Adelaide, Cane & Table, Criollo Restaurant, Hotel Monteleone, Green Goddess, The Grill Room, Kingfish Restaurant, Tujagues, SoBou & Tivoli & LeeBanks 5 Island Rum, Donner-Peltier Distillers, El Dorado Rum, Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskey, Mezcal El Silencio, No. 3 London Dry Gin, Pisco Porton, Sazerac Rye Whiskey & Tres Agaves Tequila
9:00am - 6:00pmTales of the Cocktail® BookstoreLobby, Hotel Monteleone
9:00am - 6:00pmThe Bitters MarketLobby, Hotel Monteleone18.21 Bitters, Cinch Tonic Syrup, Cocktailpunk, Dale DeGroff’s Pimento Aromatic Bitters, Dutch’s Spirits, Bittermens, Fee Brothers, Rx Bitters Co., Angostura Bitters, Basement Bitters, Bitter Tears, Bittered Sling, El Guapo Bitters, Mr Bitters, Peychaud’s Bitters, Regans’ Bitters, Scrappy’s Bitters, The Bitter End, The Bitter Housewife, Bitter Queens, Underberg Natural Herbal Digestive, Urban Moonshine & Wild Hibiscus
9:00am - 10:30amAbsolut Bloody Mary BarCarousel Lounge, Hotel MonteleoneAbsolut Vodka
9:30am - 6:00pmRegistrationRoyal Ballrooms A & B, Hotel Monteleone
9:30am - 6:00pmCocktail Kingdom Pop-Up ShopRoyal Ballrooms A & B, Hotel Monteleone
9:30am - 6:00pmThe Market at TalesRoyal Ballrooms A & B, Hotel Monteleone
10:00am - 11:30amA Barrel Love AffairLa Nouvelle Ballroom West, Hotel MonteleoneCasa Noble Tequila & Laphroaig
10:00am - 11:30amHow to Go Broke: Opening a DistilleryLa Nouvelle Ballroom East, Hotel MonteleoneAviation Gin & New York Distilling Company
10:00am - 11:30amHealthy, Wealthy and WiseQueen Anne Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneDiageo
10:00am - 11:30amThe Philosophy of PresentationRiverview Room, Hotel MonteleoneOxley Gin
10:30am - 12:00pmHurricanes, Hand Grenades, Shark AttacksGrand Ballroom North, Royal SonestaDiplomatico Rum & Perfect Purée
10:30am - 5:00pmRaising the Bar – Better Bar ManagementGrand Ballroom South, Royal SonestaBacardi USA
10:30am - 12:00pmThe Deconstruction of Scotch WhiskyChoctaw, Royal SonestaWilliam Grant & Sons
10:30am - 12:30pmTEXAS TIKI THROWDOWNBienville and Iberville Rooms, Hotel Monteleone
10:30am - 12:30pmBayou® Rum is America’s Rum™!Royal Ballrooms C & D, Hotel MonteleoneBayou Rum
10:30am - 12:30pmJersey FreshBonnet Carre Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneJersey Artisan Distilling
10:30am - 12:30pmPresenting: The Girvan Patent StillOrleans Room, Hotel MonteleoneGirvan Single Grain Scotch Whisky
10:30am - 12:00amBols Airport ShuttleCanal & Royal StreetLucas Bols
11:00am - 1:00pmGeorge Dickel Tennessee Whisky – Handmade the HardwayFleur de Lis Room, Royal SonestaGeorge Dickel Tennessee Whisky
12:00pm - 1:30pmFlavors of Jamaica Snack StandSnack Stand in the Lobby, Hotel MonteleoneTia Maria
12:00pm - 2:00pmThe Appleton Estate Jamaican Bartender’s BrunchThe Country ClubAppleton Rum
12:30pm - 2:00pmHow to Win Cocktail Competitions!La Nouvelle Ballroom East, Hotel MonteleoneBeefeater Gin
12:30pm - 2:00pmPop-up the Ladder and Own a BarLa Nouvelle Ballroom West, Hotel MonteleoneExcellia Tequila & G’Vine Gin
12:30pm - 2:00pmHow to Launch a Spirits CompanyQueen Anne Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneThe 86 Co, Cana Brava Rum, Tequila Cabeza & Whistle Pig
12:30pm - 2:00pmThe Philosophy of PresentationRiverview Room, Hotel MonteleoneOxley Gin
1:00pm - 2:30pmInnovation: Pathbreaker or Abomination?Grand Ballroom North, Royal SonestaWilliam Grant & Sons
1:00pm - 2:30pmChartreuse in a BottleChoctaw, Royal SonestaChartreuse
2:00pm - 3:00pmA Toast to Tales of the Cocktail®Front Steps, Hotel Monteleone
2:00pm - 3:30pmBarbancourt and BBQSnack Stand in the Lobby, Hotel MonteleoneRhum Barbancourt
2:00pm - 4:00pmLillet Welcome EventLobby, Hotel MonteleoneLillet
3:00pm - 5:00pmPurity® Vodka Presents: Globe-tailing, The International Art of the MartiniRoyal Ballrooms C & D, Hotel MonteleonePurity Vodka
3:00pm - 4:30pmTraining Craft Bartenders Beyond RecipesQueen Anne Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneAuchentoshan Single Malt Scotch Whisky & Bowmore Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
3:00pm - 4:30pmIt’s Time to Talk about TemperatureRiverview Room, Hotel MonteleoneBelvedere Vodka
3:00pm - 5:00pm2nd Annual Imperial Battle of the SexesNapoleon HouseMandarine Napoléon
3:00pm - 5:00pmThe Four Seasons of CognacOrleans Room, Hotel MonteleoneBureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac
3:00pm - 5:00pmMix it up with Lucid AbsintheBonnet Carre Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneLucid Absinthe
3:00pm - 5:00pmFour Roses Bourbon – An American LegendBienville and Iberville Rooms, Hotel MonteleoneFour Roses
3:30pm - 5:00pmWomen Behind Bars: Barmaid to BartenderGrand Ballroom North, Royal SonestaBeefeater Gin & Plymouth Gin
3:30pm - 5:30pmWhiskies from Around the WorldFleur de Lis Room, Royal SonestaAnchor Distilling Company, Hirsch Selections, Nikka Whisky & Glenglassaugh
3:30pm - 5:30pmAmaro vs. Sweet: The Yin and Yang of Italian Liqueurs and VermouthEvangeline A & B, Royal SonestaSpirit of Italy, Cocchi Asti 1891, Amaro Lucano, Luxardo, Moccia, Nardini, Pallini, Toschi & Varnelli
3:30pm - 5:30pmMix with MonteRegal Suite, Royal SonestaAmaro Montenegro
3:30pm - 5:00pmSandeman March of the DonsLatrobe’s On RoyalSandeman
4:00pm - 5:30pmNew Orleans Cocktail TourLobby, Hotel MonteleonePernod Absinthe
4:00pm - 5:30pmCaribbean Float by El Dorado Rum and Monin Gourmet FlavoringsSnack Stand in the Lobby, Hotel MonteleoneEl Dorado Rum & Monin Gourmet Flavorings
5:00pm - 7:00pmRedemption Rye Presents Whiskey By the PoolPool, Hotel MonteleoneRedemption Rye
5:00pm - 7:00pmSandeman Port Presents George Sandeman, Jonathan Pogash & Patrick van Hoorebeek Behind the Bar at Patrick’s Bar VinPatrick’s Bar VinSandeman
5:00pm - 7:00pmDonner Peltier Presents Alan Walters & Steve Joseph at LOALOADonner-Peltier Distillers
5:30pm - 7:00pmB.Y.O.B (Bring Your Own Barrel) Happy HourLa Nouvelle Orleans Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneBatch, The Hyatt French Quarter, Compass Box Whisky, Cruz Tequila, Diplomatico Rum, Disaronno, Distillery No. 209, Dulce Vida Organic Tequila, Hennessy, Michter’s Whiskey, Miro Vermouth, Patron, Phenix Brands, LLC, Rhum Barbancourt, Rhum Clément & Trinchero National Spirits
7:00pm - 10:00pmAbsolut Welcome ReceptionMardi Gras WorldAbsolut Vodka
9:30pm - 12:30amAround the World with Charles H. Baker Jr.New Orleans Lakefront AirportWilliam Grant & Sons

Thursday, July 17th

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12:00am - 11:59pmTales Restaurant WeekCafe Adelaide, Cane & Table, Criollo Restaurant, Hotel Monteleone, Green Goddess, The Grill Room, Kingfish Restaurant, Tujagues, SoBou & Tivoli & LeeBanks 5 Island Rum, Donner-Peltier Distillers, El Dorado Rum, Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskey, Mezcal El Silencio, No. 3 London Dry Gin, Pisco Porton, Sazerac Rye Whiskey & Tres Agaves Tequila
8:30am - 10:00amKeeping It Real: Mind, Body & SpiritsAcadia Suite Rooms, Royal SonestaBacardi USA, Back Bar USA, Belvedere Vodka, William Grant & Sons, Pernod Ricard, Perfect Purée & The 86 Co
9:00am - 6:00pmTales of the Cocktail® BookstoreLobby, Hotel Monteleone
9:00am - 6:00pmThe Bitters MarketLobby, Hotel Monteleone18.21 Bitters, Cinch Tonic Syrup, Cocktailpunk, Dale DeGroff’s Pimento Aromatic Bitters, Dutch’s Spirits, Bittermens, Fee Brothers, Rx Bitters Co., Angostura Bitters, Basement Bitters, Bitter Tears, Bittered Sling, El Guapo Bitters, Mr Bitters, Peychaud’s Bitters, Regans’ Bitters, Scrappy’s Bitters, The Bitter End, The Bitter Housewife, Bitter Queens, Underberg Natural Herbal Digestive, Urban Moonshine & Wild Hibiscus
9:00am - 10:30amAbsolut Bloody Mary BarCarousel Lounge, Hotel MonteleoneAbsolut Vodka
9:00am - 10:30amBacardi Fresh Juice Detox BarCarousel Lounge, Hotel MonteleoneBacardi USA
9:00am - 10:30amDrambuie Railroad Spike Coffee CartCarousel Lounge, Hotel MonteleoneDrambuie
9:00am - 11:00amGrey Goose VX BrunchLe ForetGrey Goose Vodka
9:30am - 6:00pmRegistrationRoyal Ballrooms A & B, Hotel Monteleone
9:30am - 6:00pmCocktail Kingdom Pop-Up ShopLogo Shop, Hotel MonteleoneCocktail Kingdom
9:30am - 6:00pmThe Market at TalesRoyal Ballrooms A & B, Hotel Monteleone
10:00am - 11:30amClass to Glass: Education Beyond the BarLa Nouvelle Ballroom West, Hotel MonteleoneBarSmarts & Pisco Porton
10:00am - 11:30amBehold the Trojan Horse!La Nouvelle Ballroom East, Hotel MonteleoneGrey Goose Vodka, Reyka Vodka & Volstead Vodka
10:00am - 11:30amThe Floridita: Cradle of the DaiquiriQueen Anne Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneBacardi
10:00am - 12:00pmThinking Outside of the GlassRiverview Room, Hotel MonteleoneTanqueray
10:30am - 12:30pmDrink Up New York!Royal Ballrooms C & D, Hotel MonteleoneAtsby Vermouth, Barrow’s Intense Ginger Liqueur, Black Dirt Distillery, Brooklyn Gin, Coppersea Distilling, Greenhook Ginsmiths, Nahmias et Fils, New York Distilling Company, Owney’s Rum, Prohibition Distillery & Tuthilltown Spirits
10:30am - 12:00pmSpeed & Efficiency for Craft CocktailsGrand Ballroom South, Royal SonestaCherry Heering, Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal, Encanto Pisco, Glenfarclas Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky & Siete Leguas Tequila
10:30am - 12:00pmA London Tale of Gin and SinGrand Ballroom North, Royal SonestaMixxit
10:30am - 12:00pmChampagne 101 & Champagne Cocktails Too!Acadia-Madewood, Royal SonestaNicolas Feuillatte Champagne
10:30am - 12:30pmCoffee & Friends: Blending, Pairing and Lacing for a real Italian “Caffe’ Corretto”Bonnet Carre Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneMoccia & Varnelli
10:30am - 12:30pmSandeman: Pleasure Re-inventedBienville and Iberville Rooms, Hotel MonteleoneSandeman
10:30am - 12:30pmEmbrace Your Inner WolfOrleans Room, Hotel MonteleoneWilliam Wolf
10:30am - 12:00amBols Airport ShuttleCanal & Royal StreetLucas Bols
11:00am - 1:00pm“Well Worth the Wheat” by Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc.Fleur de Lis Room, Royal SonestaHeaven Hill Distilleries American Whiskey Collection
11:00am - 1:00pmHECHOS EN MEXICOEvangeline A & B, Royal SonestaAncho Reyes Ancho Chile Liqueur, Milagro Tequila & Montelobos Mezcal
11:00am - 1:00pmHigh Tea with MonarchRegal Suite, Royal SonestaCrown Royal
12:00pm - 1:30pmCrabbie’s Over Ice and in a Savory BiteSnack Stand in the Lobby, Hotel MonteleoneCrabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer
12:00pm - 4:30pmCointreau Cocktail KioskLobby, Royal Sonesta HotelCointreau
12:00pm - 2:00pmSt-Germain Brunch & BurlesqueCalcasieuSt-Germain Elderflower Liqueur
12:30pm - 2:00pmThe Art of the Drinks TrolleyLa Nouvelle Ballroom West, Hotel MonteleoneBacardi USA
12:30pm - 2:00pmSugar: The Good, the Bad and the UglyQueen Anne Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneBacardi & Belvedere Vodka
12:30pm - 2:00pmFor Profit Consumer Education? Yes!La Nouvelle Ballroom East, Hotel Monteleone
12:30pm - 2:30pmRare and Defining SpiritsVieux Carre Room, Hotel MonteleoneWilson Daniels
1:00pm - 2:30pmWhich Rum What Cocktail And Why?Grand Ballroom North, Royal SonestaPlantation Rum
1:00pm - 2:30pmBottled in Bond- Ian Fleming & 007Grand Ballroom South, Royal SonestaLillet, Papa’s Pilar & Plymouth Gin
1:00pm - 2:30pmBaijiu DemystifiedAcadia-Madewood, Royal SonestaCNS Imports
1:00pm - 4:00pmThe Amaros from the Classic and Vintage Collection of Domaine Select Wine Estates Presents Stephen Cole & Tad Carducci Behind the Bar at BellocqBellocqAverna, Varnelli & Domaine Select
2:00pm - 3:30pmPallini Limoncello Snack StandSnack Stand in the Lobby, Hotel MonteleonePallini Limoncello
3:00pm - 5:00pmTaste and Experience Pyrat RumsBonnet Carre Ballroom, Hotel MonteleonePyrat Rums
3:00pm - 5:00pmBroker’s Gin Tips its Hat to the BowlerRoyal Ballrooms C & D, Hotel MonteleoneBroker’s Gin
3:00pm - 4:30pmThe GodfathersQueen Anne Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneTanqueray
3:00pm - 4:30pmFlick of the wrist- The art of the throwRiverview Room, Hotel MonteleoneMonkey Shoulder & Beefeater Gin
3:00pm - 5:00pmAlcohol Professor Presents Top SpiritsBienville and Iberville Rooms, Hotel MonteleoneAlcohol Professor
3:00pm - 5:00pmFratelli Branca UniversityOrleans Room, Hotel MonteleoneBorghetti, Brancamenta, Candolini Grappa, Carpano, Carpano Antica Formula, Fernet Branca, Fratelli Branca & Punt e Mes
3:30pm - 5:30pmRUM! – The Past, Present & Future of CocktailsEvangeline A & B, Royal SonestaAngostura Caribbean Rum
3:30pm - 5:00pmCognac & American Whiskey-Legendary DuetGrand Ballroom North, Royal SonestaPierre Ferrand Cognac & Whistle Pig
3:30pm - 5:00pmLetters to a Young BartenderGrand Ballroom South, Royal SonestaBacardi USA
3:30pm - 5:30pmTwo Centuries of Cocktails and FruitRegal Suite, Royal SonestaLes Vergers Boiron
3:30pm - 5:30pmLong Drinks & Short SipsFleur de Lis Room, Royal SonestaAnchor Distilling Company
3:30pm - 6:30pmBNIC Presents Franky Marshall and H. Joseph Ehrmann Behind the Bar at 21st Amendment21st Amendment BarBureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac
4:00pm - 5:30pmBlack Velvet Canadian Whisky Snack StandSnack Stand in the Lobby, Hotel MonteleoneBlack Velvet Toasted Caramel Whisky
4:00pm - 5:30pmNew Orleans Cocktail TourLobby, Hotel MonteleonePernod Absinthe
4:00pm - 6:00pmBanks Rum presents Jim Meehan and Abigail Gullo Behind the Bar at SoBouSoBouBanks 5 Island Rum
4:00pm - 7:00pmMandarine Napoléon presents Dushan Zaric & Marc de Kuyper and Behind the Bar at Napoleon HouseNapoleon HouseMandarine Napoléon & The 86 Co
5:00pm - 7:00pmZubrowka / ZU Vodka TastingPool, Hotel MonteleoneŻU Bison Grass Vodka
5:00pm - 8:00pmA Las Vegas Mixology TributeMasquerade at Harrah’sBack Bar USA, Sauza Tequila, Absolut Elyx, Hangar 1, Bulleit Bourbon, Hennessy & Bacardi
5:00pm - 7:00pmSt-Germain Presents Vive L’Aperitif with Amanda Victoria, Hillary Choo and Camille VidalBellocqSt-Germain Elderflower Liqueur
5:30pm - 7:00pmMeet the Craft and Independent Distillers Happy HourLa Nouvelle Orleans Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneAverell Damson Gin Liqueur, Bayou Rum, CAMUS Cognac, Cathead Vodka, Crop Organic Vodka, Dulce Vida Organic Tequila, Farmer’s Botanical Gin, Glencadam Scotch Whisky, Golden Moon Distillery, High Wire Distilling Co., Koval Distillery, Leblon Cachaça, Loft & Bear Artisanal Vodka, Mezcales de Leyenda, Middle West Spirits, New Holland Artisan Spirits, Philadelphia Distilling, Plantation Rum, Rhum Clément, St. George Spirits, Trianon Tequila, Trinchero National Spirits, Tuthilltown Spirits, Ungava, William Wolf & Zuidam Distillers
5:30pm - 7:30pm2 girls and a Monkey walk into a bar…..Cafe AdelaideMonkey Shoulder
7:00pm - 10:00pmHennessy invites you to DISCOVERY…Arnaud’sHennessy
7:00pm - 11:00pmThe Great Whisk(e)y Debate® and DinnerFountain LoungeBeam
7:00pm - 10:00pmSpirited Dinner with Sandeman DonRio MarSandeman
7:00pm - 11:00pmAin’t No Half Steppin’ NOLA!One Eyed JacksHeaven Hill Distilleries
7:00pm - 11:00pmThe Underground Whisky Dialogues Martine Chaisson GalleryPernod Ricard
7:30pm - 11:00pmFrom Italy to New OrleansHotel MazarinDisaronno
8:00pm - 11:00pmWagyu & Whisky: A Tale of Two TechniquesDoris MetropolitanNikka Whisky
8:00pm - 11:00pmThe 7 Deadly Sins of CocktailsWindsor CourtWilliam Grant & Sons
8:00pm - 11:00pmABSOLUT CRAFT & ABSOLUT ELYX with Dale DeGroffRuth’s Chris Steak HouseAbsolut Elyx & Pernod Ricard
8:00pm - 11:00pmPeruvian Tiki GodsTiki ToltecaBarSol Pisco
8:00pm - 11:00pmLe Diner Vert @ La Petit GroceryLa Petite GroceryPernod Absinthe & Pernod Ricard
8:00pm - 11:00pmBon Vivants & Don Q Mix’n MatchMuriel’s Jackson SquareDon Q Rum
8:00pm - 11:00pmHecho(s) en Mexico- A Mexican OdysseyDominique’s on MagazineWilliam Grant & Sons, Montelobos Mezcal, Milagro Tequila & Ancho Reyes Ancho Chile Liqueur
8:00pm - 11:00pmThe Dude ImbibesFulton AlleyTito’s Handmade Vodka
8:00pm - 11:00pmCreole CabarelloTivoli & LeeMezcal El Silencio
8:00pm - 11:00pmJägermeister’s Summer of Music Spirited DinnerThe Foundation RoomSidney Frank
8:00pm - 11:00pmA Night in Cognac with CAMUSBroussard’sCAMUS Cognac
8:00pm - 10:00pmThe Motorcycle Diaries12 Mile LimitWilliam Grant & Sons
8:00pm - 11:00pmLe Foret Hosts Wes Henderson of Angel’s Envy for a New Orleans Summer Menu with Cocktail PairingsLe ForetAngel’s Envy
10:00pm - 11:59pmBESTFESTTipitina’sJameson Irish Whiskey
10:00pm - 1:00amAwaken Your Spirit with Bacardi BrandsGenerations HallBacardi USA, Bacardi, Grey Goose Vodka, Bombay Sapphire, Dewar’s, St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur, Cazadores, D’USSE, Oxley Gin, Corzo Tequila, Drambuie & Noilly Prat
10:00pm - 2:00amBoomsma Bus to Bellocq & CureStarting from the Hotel Monteleone going to Cure and BellocqBoomsma

Friday, July 18th

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12:00am - 11:59pmTales Restaurant WeekCafe Adelaide, Cane & Table, Criollo Restaurant, Hotel Monteleone, Green Goddess, The Grill Room, Kingfish Restaurant, Tujagues, SoBou & Tivoli & LeeBanks 5 Island Rum, Donner-Peltier Distillers, El Dorado Rum, Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskey, Mezcal El Silencio, No. 3 London Dry Gin, Pisco Porton, Sazerac Rye Whiskey & Tres Agaves Tequila
12:00am - 1:00amUSBG Annual Meet UpOld Absinthe HouseUnited States Bartenders’ Guild
8:30am - 10:30amBattle of the BloodysVieux Carre Room, Hotel MonteleoneBeam
8:30am - 10:00amKeeping It Real: Mind, Body & SpiritsAcadia Suite Rooms, Royal SonestaBacardi USA, Back Bar USA, Belvedere Vodka, Pernod Ricard, William Grant & Sons, Perfect Purée & The 86 Co
9:00am - 6:00pmTales of the Cocktail® BookstoreLobby, Hotel Monteleone
9:00am - 6:00pmThe Bitters MarketLobby, Hotel Monteleone18.21 Bitters, Bittermens, Cinch Tonic Syrup, Cocktailpunk, Dale DeGroff’s Pimento Aromatic Bitters, Dutch’s Spirits, Fee Brothers, Rx Bitters Co., Angostura Bitters, Basement Bitters, Bitter Tears, Bittered Sling, El Guapo Bitters, Mr Bitters, Peychaud’s Bitters, Regans’ Bitters, Scrappy’s Bitters, The Bitter End, The Bitter Housewife, Bitter Queens, Underberg Natural Herbal Digestive, Urban Moonshine & Wild Hibiscus
9:00am - 10:30amAbsolut Bloody Mary BarCarousel Lounge, Hotel MonteleoneAbsolut Vodka
9:00am - 10:30amBacardi Fresh Juice Detox BarCarousel Lounge, Hotel MonteleoneBacardi USA
9:00am - 10:30amDrambuie Railroad Spike Coffee CartCarousel Lounge, Hotel MonteleoneDrambuie
9:30am - 6:00pmRegistrationRoyal Ballrooms A & B, Hotel Monteleone
9:30am - 6:00pmCocktail Kingdom Pop-Up ShopLogo Shop, Hotel MonteleoneCocktail Kingdom
9:30am - 6:00pmThe Market at TalesRoyal Ballrooms A & B, Hotel Monteleone
10:00am - 11:30amIn God We Trust: Bartender’s ChoiceLa Nouvelle Ballroom East, Hotel MonteleoneBeefeater Gin & Plymouth Gin
10:00am - 11:30amAspiring to be Heroes: Cognac and PiscoQueen Anne Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneEncanto Pisco & Pierre Ferrand Cognac
10:00am - 11:30amPhysiology of ShakeRiverview Room, Hotel MonteleoneThe 86 Co, Fords Gin & Mezcal El Silencio
10:00am - 11:30amWestwards Goes the Jug of EmpireLa Nouvelle Ballroom West, Hotel MonteleoneGonzalez Byass
10:00am - 12:30pmOld New Orleans Rum Distillery ExcursionMichalopoulos & Old New Orleans Rum DistilleryOld New Orleans Rum
10:30am - 12:30pmThe VEEV “What Vodka Should Be” Tasting Lounge (Meet Founder Carter Reum)Orleans Room, Hotel MonteleoneVEEV Spirits
10:30am - 12:00pmHoney, I’m Home! – The Old New FlavourGrand Ballroom North, Royal SonestaDewar’s, Drambuie & National Honey Board
10:30am - 12:00pmWorm Tub Tales: Deep Diving Into MaltGrand Ballroom South, Royal SonestaBacardi USA
10:30am - 12:00pmThe Art of Eau de Vie (Fruit Brandies)Acadia-Madewood, Royal SonestaSchladerer
10:30am - 12:30pmDisco Inferno – Saloon on the MoveRoyal Ballrooms C & D, Hotel MonteleoneBittered Sling & William Grant & Sons
10:30am - 12:30pmWhat do you know about Wheated Bourbon?Bienville and Iberville Rooms, Hotel MonteleoneLarceny
10:30am - 12:30pmCelebrate Brazil’s World Cup with World Cup Cachaça Cocktails, presented by LeblonBonnet Carre Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneLeblon Cachaça
11:00am - 1:00pmDrinking in the DMVEvangeline A & B, Royal SonestaA. Smith Bowman Distillery, Catoctin Creek Distilling Company, Don Ciccio & Figli, Green Hat Gin & Lyon Distilling Company
11:00am - 1:00pmIndie Spirits That Rock, Volume 3Fleur de Lis Room, Royal SonestaSt. George Spirits, Corsair Distillery, Redemption Rye, Philadelphia Distilling, New Holland Artisan Spirits & Novo Fogo Cachaça
11:00am - 1:00pmRoman Candy Rum Tasting RoomRegal Suite, Royal SonestaRoman Candy Rum
11:30am - 2:30pmClassic & Vintage Artisanal Spirits presents The C&V World Cup featuring an international cast of all-star bartenders including Jamie Jones, Xavier Herit, and Anthony Granzo at Broussard’sBroussard’sDomaine Select
12:00pm - 4:30pmCointreau Cocktail KioskLobby, Royal Sonesta HotelCointreau
12:00pm - 1:30pmLillet Snack StandSnack Stand in the Lobby, Hotel MonteleoneLillet
12:30pm - 2:00pmIntroducing Craft Bars to Small MarketsLa Nouvelle Ballroom East, Hotel MonteleoneAviation Gin & Plantation Rum
12:30pm - 2:00pmA Better Understanding of Bitter FlavorsQueen Anne Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneFee Brothers & House of Zwack
12:30pm - 2:00pmPhysiology of ShakeRiverview Room, Hotel MonteleoneThe 86 Co, Fords Gin & Mezcal El Silencio
12:30pm - 2:00pmThe Blend is the BrandLa Nouvelle Ballroom West, Hotel MonteleoneEl Dorado Rum & High West Distillery
12:30pm - 2:30pmBeyond Bitters. Beyond Rum. The Big Reveal. A New Product from the House of AngosturaVieux Carre Room, Hotel MonteleoneAngostura
12:30pm - 2:30pmDame Hall of Fame®Ruth’s Chris Steak HouseBulleit Bourbon, Chandon, Cherry Heering, Dorothy Parker Gin, Laird’s Applejack, St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur & Zacapa Rum
1:00pm - 2:30pm“86’d!”- Tales of Social ResponsibilityGrand Ballroom North, Royal SonestaWilliam Grant & Sons
1:00pm - 2:30pmGarden, Field & Forest to Bottle & GlassGrand Ballroom South, Royal SonestaBelvedere Vodka, Mixellany Limited & Sipsmith Limited
1:00pm - 2:30pmLimited Edition and Vintage RumsAcadia-Madewood, Royal SonestaMiami Rum Renaissance Festival & Rob’s Rum Guide
2:00pm - 3:30pmCrabbie’s Over Ice and in a Savory BiteSnack Stand in the Lobby, Hotel MonteleoneCrabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer
2:00pm - 3:00pmThe Essence of Modern Luxury with Alex Kratena and Absolut ElyxBevoloAbsolut Elyx
2:00pm - 5:00pmOlmeca Altos Tequila GardenW Hotel New OrleansOlmeca Altos Tequila
3:00pm - 5:00pmForage to Glass: Distilling a City’s LandscapeBienville and Iberville Rooms, Hotel MonteleoneCaorunn Gin
3:00pm - 5:00pmDRAMBUIE® Tales on TapRoyal Ballrooms C & D, Hotel MonteleoneDrambuie
3:00pm - 4:30pmThe 7 Habits of the World’s Best BarsQueen Anne Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneBacardi USA
3:00pm - 4:30pmAbsinthe Cocktail LabRiverview Room, Hotel MonteleoneGolden Moon Distillery, Lucid Absinthe, Jade Liqueurs & REDUX Absinthe
3:00pm - 5:00pmBärenjäger: The Bears and the BeesOrleans Room, Hotel MonteleoneBärenjäger Honey Liqueur
3:00pm - 5:00pmIntroducing Roca PatrónBonnet Carre Ballroom, Hotel MonteleonePatron
3:30pm - 5:30pmSidecar by Merlet cocktail competitionEvangeline A & B, Royal SonestaSidecar by Merlet
3:30pm - 5:00pmThe Art & Science of Cocktail MenusGrand Ballroom North, Royal SonestaBacardi USA
3:30pm - 5:00pmCalvados UnpeeledGrand Ballroom South, Royal SonestaCalvados Boulard, Calvados Lecompte, Christian Drouin & Pere Magloire
3:30pm - 5:30pmEast Meets WestRegal Suite, Royal Sonestabyejoe spirit of china
3:30pm - 5:30pmDisaronno and the Evolution of the SourFleur de Lis Room, Royal SonestaDisaronno
4:00pm - 5:30pmBlack Velvet Canadian Whisky Snack StandSnack Stand in the Lobby, Hotel MonteleoneBlack Velvet Toasted Caramel Whisky
4:00pm - 5:30pmNew Orleans Cocktail TourLobby, Hotel MonteleonePernod Absinthe
4:00pm - 6:00pmMartin Miller’s Gin Presents Paul Gustings and David Wondrich Behind the Bar at Broussard’sBroussard’sMartin Miller’s Gin
4:30pm - 7:00pmLaird’s Presents Broadway Meets Bourbon Street With Dale DeGroff and Chris McMillan at KingfishKingfish RestaurantLaird & Company
5:00pm - 7:00pmAngostura Orange Bitters Pool PartyPool, Hotel MonteleoneAngostura Bitters
5:00pm - 7:00pmSt-Germain Presents Vive L’Aperitif with Amanda Victoria, Hillary Choo and Camille VidalBellocqSt-Germain Elderflower Liqueur
5:00pm - 8:00pmMonkey 47 Presents Alexander Stein, Christoph Keller, Neal Bodenheimer, Ryan Gannon, Turk Dietrich, Joaquin Simó, & Dominic Venegas Behind the Bar at CureCure
5:00pm - 9:00pmAperitivo: Only for Vermouth LoversPatrick’s Bar VinMartini
5:30pm - 7:00pmMeet the Craft and Independent Distillers Happy HourLa Nouvelle Orleans Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneBayou Rum, Broker’s Gin, Brooklyn Gin, Brovo Spirits, Citadelle Gin, Corsair Distillery, Distillery No. 209, Dulce Vida Organic Tequila, Golden Moon Distillery, Greenhook Ginsmiths, High West Distillery, Leblon Cachaça, Loft & Bear Artisanal Vodka, Michter’s Whiskey, Middle West Spirits, New Holland Artisan Spirits, Philadelphia Distilling, RHUBY, Roman Candy Rum, Jack From Brooklyn presents Sorel Artisanal Liqueur, St. George Spirits, Trinchero National Spirits & Tuthilltown Spirits
6:00pm - 8:00pmBanks Rum presents Jim Meehan and Abigail Gullo Behind the Bar at SoBouSoBouBanks 5 Island Rum
6:00pm - 8:00pmPlantation Rum Presents Jeff Berry and Nick Detrich Behind the Bar at Cane & TableCane & TablePlantation Rum
7:00pm - 9:30pm60 Years Strong: The Industry’s Toast to Jimmy RussellMaison BourbonWild Turkey Bourbon
8:00pm - 11:00pmFortaleza Tequila Presents Guillermo Sauza Erickson, Nathan Dalton, and Danielle Maurin Behind the Bar at Felipe’s TaqueriaFelipe’s TaqueriaTequila Fortaleza
9:00pm - 12:00amDiageo World Class House PartyContemporary Arts CenterDiageo
10:00pm - 2:00amBar Fight ClubRepublicThe 86 Co, Aylesbury Duck Vodka, Cana Brava Rum, Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal, Fords Gin & Tequila Cabeza
10:00pm - 2:00amBoomsma Bus to Bellocq & CureStarting from the Hotel Monteleone going to Cure and BellocqBoomsma

Saturday, July 19th

Time Event Venue Sponsors
12:00am - 11:59pmTales Restaurant WeekCafe Adelaide, Cane & Table, Criollo Restaurant, Hotel Monteleone, Green Goddess, The Grill Room, Kingfish Restaurant, Tujagues, SoBou & Tivoli & LeeBanks 5 Island Rum, Donner-Peltier Distillers, El Dorado Rum, Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskey, Mezcal El Silencio, No. 3 London Dry Gin, Pisco Porton, Sazerac Rye Whiskey & Tres Agaves Tequila
8:30am - 10:00amKeeping It Real: Mind, Body & SpiritsAcadia Suite Rooms, Royal SonestaBacardi USA, Back Bar USA, Belvedere Vodka, Pernod Ricard, William Grant & Sons, The 86 Co & Perfect Purée
8:30am - 9:30amNovo Fogo Miles: A 4K Run, Jog, or WalkFront Steps, Hotel MonteleoneNovo Fogo Cachaça
9:00am - 6:00pmTales of the Cocktail® BookstoreLobby, Hotel Monteleone
9:00am - 6:00pmThe Bitters MarketLobby, Hotel Monteleone18.21 Bitters, Bittermens, Cinch Tonic Syrup, Cocktailpunk, Dale DeGroff’s Pimento Aromatic Bitters, Dutch’s Spirits, Fee Brothers, Rx Bitters Co., Angostura Bitters, Basement Bitters, Bitter Tears, Bittered Sling, El Guapo Bitters, Mr Bitters, Peychaud’s Bitters, Regans’ Bitters, Scrappy’s Bitters, The Bitter End, The Bitter Housewife, Bitter Queens, Underberg Natural Herbal Digestive, Urban Moonshine & Wild Hibiscus
9:00am - 10:30amAbsolut Bloody Mary BarCarousel Lounge, Hotel MonteleoneAbsolut Vodka
9:00am - 10:30amBacardi Fresh Juice Detox BarCarousel Lounge, Hotel MonteleoneBacardi USA
9:00am - 10:30amDrambuie Railroad Spike Coffee CartCarousel Lounge, Hotel MonteleoneDrambuie
9:30am - 2:00pmRegistrationRoyal Ballrooms A & B, Hotel Monteleone
9:30am - 6:00pmCocktail Kingdom Pop-Up ShopLogo Shop, Hotel MonteleoneCocktail Kingdom
9:30am - 2:00pmThe Market at TalesRoyal Ballrooms A & B, Hotel Monteleone
10:00am - 11:30amWED Talks II: SED Talks!La Nouvelle Ballroom East, Hotel MonteleonePisco Porton & William Grant & Sons
10:00am - 11:30amHeads and Tales… It’s a Toss Up!!!Queen Anne Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneHennessy, Highland Park 18 & New York Distilling Company
10:00am - 11:30amThe Old Fashioned: The Classic CocktailRiverview Room, Hotel MonteleoneAnchor Distilling Company
10:00am - 11:30amThe Blind Truth About Aging WhiskyLa Nouvelle Ballroom West, Hotel MonteleoneDiageo
10:30am - 12:00pmAdventures of a Spirit SommelierGrand Ballroom North, Royal SonestaWilliam Grant & Sons
10:30am - 12:00pmThe Exotic World of BotanicalsGrand Ballroom South, Royal SonestaBombay Sapphire
10:30am - 12:00pmFour on the Flor, Expounding on SherryAcadia-Madewood, Royal SonestaALVEAR & Gonzalez Byass
10:30am - 12:30pmGet Wild With Flowers in Your Cocktails: New color changing blue flower extract and delicious hibiscus flowersOrleans Room, Hotel MonteleoneWild Hibiscus
10:30am - 12:30pmISI PRESENTS RAPID INFUSION 2.0 – “MUST-HAVE” EQUIPMENT FOR THE MODERN BARTENDER’S TOOLKITBonnet Carre Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneiSi North America
11:00am - 1:00pmRoyal High Tea – Prohibition Style with the King’s Ginger LiqueurWindsor CourtAnchor Distilling Company & The King’s Ginger Liqueur
12:00pm - 4:30pmCointreau Cocktail KioskLobby, Royal Sonesta HotelCointreau
12:00pm - 1:30pmGubba Rum Snack StandSnack Stand in the Lobby, Hotel MonteleoneGubba Rum
12:30pm - 2:00pmWED Talks II: SED Talks!La Nouvelle Ballroom East, Hotel MonteleoneBeefeater Gin, Über Bar Tools & William Grant & Sons
12:30pm - 2:00pmThe Old Fashioned: The Classic CocktailRiverview Room, Hotel MonteleoneRittenhouse Rye
12:30pm - 2:00pmTalk With a Pro: Creative PartnershipsQueen Anne Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneBacardi USA
12:30pm - 2:00pmItalian Futurism (1909-1944): Art+DrinkLa Nouvelle Ballroom West, Hotel MonteleoneCocchi Asti 1891, Pallini, Strega & Tassoni
12:30pm - 2:30pmRuth’s Chris & Bulleit New Fashioned 1965-Style LuncheonVieux Carre Room, Hotel MonteleoneRuth’s Chris Steak House & Bulleit Bourbon
1:00pm - 2:30pmWhite Lyan’s Usquebaugh TalesGrand Ballroom North, Royal SonestaDewar’s
1:00pm - 2:30pmChemical CompositionsGrand Ballroom South, Royal Sonesta
1:00pm - 2:30pmJapanese Whisky: Your Next ObsessionAcadia-Madewood, Royal SonestaNikka Whisky
2:00pm - 3:30pmPallini Limoncello Snack StandSnack Stand in the Lobby, Hotel MonteleonePallini Limoncello
3:00pm - 5:00pmVya Vermouth presents: “El Vermut” on Tap + Tapas de BarcelonaBienville and Iberville Rooms, Hotel MonteleoneQuady Winery & Vya
3:00pm - 4:30pmWED Talks II: SED Talks!La Nouvelle Ballroom East, Hotel MonteleoneDiageo & Bacardi USA
3:00pm - 4:30pmTime vs Technology: Agave’s Past & FutureQueen Anne Ballroom, Hotel MonteleoneDon Julio & Tequila Interchange Project
3:00pm - 4:30pmBehind the Stick, In Front of the CameraRiverview Room, Hotel MonteleonePapa’s Pilar
3:00pm - 4:30pmThe Savoy 125 Years of Service HistoryLa Nouvelle Ballroom West, Hotel MonteleoneBombay Gin & Cointreau
3:00pm - 5:00pmDeep Eddy Vodka ‘Throwback’ TastingRoyal Ballrooms C & D, Hotel MonteleoneDeep Eddy Vodka, Deep Eddy Cranberry Vodka, Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka & Deep Eddy Sweet Tea Vodka
3:00pm - 5:00pmCreative Station: Cocktail ExperimentOrleans Room, Hotel MonteleonePhenix Brands, LLC
3:00pm - 5:00pmPLANTATION RUM IN SHADES OF DARK, WHITE AND PINEAPPLEBonnet Carre Ballroom, Hotel MonteleonePlantation Rum
3:00pm - 5:00pmHigh West Presents Kimberly Patton Bragg and Sean Kenyon Behind the Bar at Three MusesThree MusesHigh West Distillery
3:30pm - 5:00pmThirsty Masses: More Drinks & HappinessGrand Ballroom North, Royal SonestaPierre Ferrand Cognac
3:30pm - 5:00pmHidden Flavors of DistillingGrand Ballroom South, Royal SonestaPrivateer Rum & St. George Spirits
3:30pm - 5:30pmThe VEEV “What Vodka Should Be” Tasting Lounge (Featuring Willy Shine)Evangeline A & B, Royal SonestaVEEV Spirits
3:30pm - 5:30pmIt’s Time For A Crabbie’sRegal Suite, Royal SonestaCrabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer
3:30pm - 5:30pmPavan Liqueur de France GRAPE BASHFleur de Lis Room, Royal SonestaPavan Liqueur de France
4:00pm - 5:30pmTruvia® Cocktails Snack StandSnack Stand in the Lobby, Hotel MonteleoneTruvia
4:00pm - 5:30pmNew Orleans Cocktail TourLobby, Hotel MonteleonePernod Absinthe
5:00pm - 7:00pmPoolside Pop Up with The Perfect Puree!Pool, Hotel MonteleonePerfect Purée
5:00pm - 7:00pmImbibe Magazine Happy HourArnaud’s French 75Imbibe Magazine & Anchor Distilling Company
5:00pm - 7:00pmSt-Germain Presents Vive L’Aperitif with Amanda Victoria, Hillary Choo and Camille VidalBellocqSt-Germain Elderflower Liqueur
7:00pm - 11:30pmSpirited Awards® CeremonySheraton New OrleansAmerican Harvest Organic Spirit, Angostura Bitters, Bacardi USA, BarSmarts, Beverage Media Group, Chivas, Crystal Head Vodka, Imbibe Magazine, Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne, Olmeca Altos Tequila, Pierre Ferrand Cognac, Tequila Cabeza & William Grant & Sons
10:00pm - 2:00amBoomsma Bus to Bellocq & CureStarting from the Hotel Monteleone going to Cure and BellocqBoomsma
11:00pm - 2:00amBartender BreakfastAudubon AquariumPlymouth Gin

Sunday, July 20th

Time Event Venue Sponsors
12:00am - 11:59pmTales Restaurant WeekCafe Adelaide, Cane & Table, Criollo Restaurant, Hotel Monteleone, Green Goddess, The Grill Room, Kingfish Restaurant, Tujagues, SoBou & Tivoli & LeeBanks 5 Island Rum, Donner-Peltier Distillers, El Dorado Rum, Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskey, Mezcal El Silencio, No. 3 London Dry Gin, Pisco Porton, Sazerac Rye Whiskey & Tres Agaves Tequila
10:00am - 3:00pmTales of the Cocktail® BookstoreLobby, Hotel Monteleone
10:00am - 3:00pmThe Bitters MarketLobby, Hotel Monteleone18.21 Bitters, Bittermens, Cinch Tonic Syrup, Cocktailpunk, Dale DeGroff’s Pimento Aromatic Bitters, Dutch’s Spirits, Fee Brothers, Rx Bitters Co., Angostura Bitters, Basement Bitters, Bitter Tears, Bittered Sling, El Guapo Bitters, Mr Bitters, Peychaud’s Bitters, Regans’ Bitters, Scrappy’s Bitters, The Bitter End, The Bitter Housewife, Bitter Queens, Underberg Natural Herbal Digestive, Urban Moonshine & Wild Hibiscus
10:00am - 4:00pmThe Market at TalesRoyal Ballrooms A & B, Hotel Monteleone
10:30am - 1:30pmMr. and Mrs. Cocktail’s Spirited Sunday BrunchVieux Carre Room, Hotel MonteleoneFreixenet, Tony Chachere Bloody Mary Mix & Zatarain’s
12:00pm - 5:00pmThe Bon Vivants with Imbibe present the 5th Annual Pig & PunchWashington Square ParkBon Vivants & Imbibe Magazine
3:00pm - 7:00pmTales End Pool Party: Sunday Sunset SessionPool, Hotel MonteleoneMilagro Tequila
4:00pm - 5:30pmNew Orleans Cocktail TourLobby, Hotel MonteleonePernod Absinthe
7:00pm - 9:00pmSunday Night CureCureDon Julio
10:00pm - 2:00amTales of the Cocktail® Farewell with a Shot of JägermeisterFront Steps, Hotel MonteleoneJägermeister

Monday, July 21st

Time Event Venue Sponsors
12:00am - 11:59pmTales Restaurant WeekCafe Adelaide, Cane & Table, Criollo Restaurant, Hotel Monteleone, Green Goddess, The Grill Room, Kingfish Restaurant, Tujagues, SoBou & Tivoli & LeeBanks 5 Island Rum, Donner-Peltier Distillers, El Dorado Rum, Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskey, Mezcal El Silencio, No. 3 London Dry Gin, Pisco Porton, Sazerac Rye Whiskey & Tres Agaves Tequila