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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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Wednesday, July 15 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Return of the Long Drink presented by Q Drinks

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Refreshing, easy to make, popular, and profitable; highballs are back, in a big way. Mules as well as Gin and Tonics are in the midst of a thriving renaissance, while original long drinks are taking over cocktail menus around the globe. Q Drinks, St George Spirits, Hauz Alpenz, and others will present creative new ways to serve and enjoy highballs. Alongside tasting long drinks from bartenders all over the country, you will also have the opportunity to create your own recipes, culminating in a cocktail competition that could win you fame and fortune.

Plus, it's hot out there and you deserve a long, thirst quenching beverage.

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Andie Ferman

Brand Ambassador, St. George Spirits
Since joining St. George Spirits in 2006, Andie Ferman has been an instrumental part of the distillery's operations—overseeing the tasting room and educational tours, leading spirits seminars, and representing St. George at tasting events across the country as the distillery's national brand ambassador. A hospitality industry veteran with a vision for creating memorable experiences, Andie is as beloved for her charisma and vibrant... Read More →
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Eric Seed

Principal, Haus Alpenz
Eric Seed is the Founder and Principal of Haus Alpenz, an importer, distributor and brand manager for a wide range of wines and spirits. Established in 2005, Haus Alpenz is recognized for reviving a number of historic and important classic drinks components such as Creme de Violette, Batavia Arrack, Allspice Dram, Chambery and Torino vermouth. For these efforts, Eric and his team have been three times James Beard Foundation semi-finalists... Read More →
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Jordan Silbert

Founder, Q Drinks
Jordan is the founder of Q Drinks. He started the company in his kitchen after a night drinking good gin with great friends and bad tonic water. Today, Q Drinks makes 8 different flavors of spectacular cocktail sodas: Q Tonic, Q Ginger Beer, Q Ginger (ale), Q Club, Q Kola, Q Sparkling Grapefruit, Q Sparkling Lemon, and Q Sparkling Orange. They are proudly served at many of America's very best restaurants and cocktail lounges.


Wednesday July 15, 2015 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Vieux Carre Room at the Hotel Monteleone 214 Royal Street New Orleans, LA 70130