Archive for Wayne Curtis
In winter, Hot Buttered Rum always hits the spot.
We got acclaimed author and rum expert Wayne Curtis to debunk five common misconceptions about the historic liquor.
Acclaimed author Wayne Curtis profiles the dynamic duo of Neal Bodenheimer and Kirk Estopinal and gets the latest about their expanding craft-cocktail bar empire in New Orleans.
Acclaimed author and rum expert Wayne Curtis explains why you should be drinking the historic liquor on the Fourth of July.
New Orleans bartender Chris Hannah is a throwback to an older mixological era. Read acclaimed author Wayne Curtis’ profile of the talented bartender.
Acclaimed author Wayne Curtis profiles talented bartender Derek Brown, who is helping to make Washington, D.C., a cocktail capital.
Acclaimed author Wayne Curtis makes the case for why you should fix this warm, decadent concoction tonight.
While bourbon is now proudly called our native spirit, acclaimed author Wayne Curtis explains how rum was actually the Unites States’ original favorite and was produced by its earliest residents.
This classic hot cocktail goes tropical with a slug of spiced rum.
Acclaimed author Wayne Curtis proves why tiki-cocktail creator Ernest “Don the Beachcomber” Gantt is still important and popular today.
Listen closely: Can you hear it? Each bartender has his or her own distinct shake. Acclaimed author Wayne Curtis explores this mixological phenomenon.
New Orleans is definitely a drinker’s town, and one of its top bartenders is Chris McMillian. Acclaimed author Wayne Curtis profiles this mixological master.
Acclaimed author Wayne Curtis expounds on the joys of sipping tequila along with a glass of the Mexican delicacy Sangrita.
Acclaimed author and spirits expert Wayne Curtis explores remedies for a hangover.
Meet one of the country’s best mixologists.
Acclaimed author and spirits expert Wayne Curtis shares the secrets to creating your own personal spiced rum.
Find out who likely invented the classic brunch drink.
Around the globe, a new generation of bartenders is reinterpreting historic tiki cocktails.
Learn about the humble origins of one of today’s most popular and trendy cocktails.
Separating fact from fiction about Ernest Hemingway’s favorite rum cocktail.
As the weather gets warmer it’s time for tropical drinks and white rum.
Ginger beer is making a comeback. Check out our taste test of the most popular brands.
The resurgence of tiki bars across the country.
What rum you should be giving this holiday season.