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Josh Diercks Takes First Place in Shipwreck Rum’s Cocktail Competition

High-profiled mixologists competed for first place in the Brinley Gold Shipwreck Rum Cocktail Competition which took place on high seas off the coast of California. Well, they were calm seas in the idyllic Marina Del Rey, in Los Angeles but the evening was pretty exciting either way. Josh Diercks, a bartender at A&O Kitchen and Bar in Newport Beach. Josh Diercks, a bartender at A&O Kitchen and Bar in Newport Beach nabbed first place with his  creation, Prestige Worldwide…

Cocktails To Serve The Parched In Three Digit Temperatures

In South Texas, escaping scorching temperatures – which easily peak past 100 degrees – with a refreshing, tropical cocktail is a way of life. At San Antonio’s oldest bar, The Esquire Tavern, Beverage Director Houston Eaves plays with fitting summertime fruit ingredients and thoughtful seasonal spirits, like pineapple and passionfruit to Mexican agave liquor and Jamaican rum. Just the names of Esquire Tavern’s Desert Bird and Sea of Confusion offer respite to local patrons…