The Spirits are Calling. Will you answer? Join us July 15-19, 2015 as the international spirits community answers the call, returning for another spirited round of Tales of the Cocktail®.
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Thursday, July 16 • 11:00am - 1:00pm
Indie Spirits That Rock - IV presented by Distilled Events

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Like a traveling medicine show these smaller brands travel from town to town extolling the virtues of their elixirs.

Join us at this walk around tasting featuring an eclectic collection of small spirits entrepreneurs including distillers, importers and private label bottlers. Join them as they share their spirits and their passion for the spirits business. Taste wonderful spirits and mixers from around the country and the world and meet the people who are driven to succeed against all odds in this highly competitive business.

Musical backdrop once again provided by our man from Boston, Brother Cleve. Musician/bartender BC will present music for the spirits of independents — indie music to drink indie spirits by, informed and inspired by their styles, flavors and homelands.

Brands Include:

Avua Cachaca, Balcones Distilling, Corsair Artisan, Crafts and Estate, HPS Epicurean, Jmizu Shochu, Lyon Distilling, Mezcales de Leyenda, New Holland Brew, Novo Fogo, Redemption Rye, Rhum Clement, Square One Organic Spirits, Tuthilltown, Whitle Pig & more!

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Brother Cleve

Ambassador of the Cocktail Nation
Bartending since 1987, also work as musician, DJ, producer, bar consultant. Spread the cocktail gospel in the 90's as keyboardist with loungecore act Combustible Edison (SubPop). Old drunk.


Thursday July 16, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm CDT
Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel 300 Bourbon Street New Orleans, LA