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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Saturday, July 18 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Drink Lab: Phenix Brands Creative Station presented by Phenix Brands

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You've heard the rumors, you’ve seen the pictures and lived the stories... and they are all true! If you missed it before... This year you NEED to attend the Phenix Brands Tasting Room Drink Lab featuring the Phenix Brands portfolio...London Vodka, Samogon, Stiletto Vodka and our newcomers launching at Tales this Year; LL Kinahan's Irish Whiskey and the highly anticipated MIG Fuel!

Come join us in the Revolution Against Boring Cocktails!

Make a drink, drink a drink, don a Russian hat, crack open a coconut, dance like no one is watching and be in epic pictures taken by Jacqui and Michael Segura aka: Klik & Flash! You will meet Ray "Godfather” Edwards, Joshua “ DOC” Johnson and the Master Bar Czars crew along with monkeys, oh yes there will be monkeys! Come and hang out with Marat Sadarov, Vladimir Zhuraliev, many of the amazing Bartender Brothers, Ryan Maybee, Berto Santoro, Tim Rabior, Brock Schulte, Scot Mattox and a true cast of characters on the final day of tales. There will be real live Russian bartenders there and it gets cray-cray in a good way. Last year they were finding coconuts for days in places that well….coconuts shouldn’t oughta be???

If you have been to one before, we know you won't miss it...and if you do?? You are only cheating yourself out of what will surely be one of the most talked about events at Tales. Come wind down the week with us and help us fan the flames of the revolution against boring cocktails!!! Davai Vipiem!!!

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Ray Edwards

Founder / CEO, Phenix Brands
Founder and CEO of Phenix Brands, LLC. Our brands include STILETTO Vodka (aka: SHPILKA Vodka), LONDON Vodka, SAMOGON, MIG Fuel (90 Proof Shooter) and LL Kinanhan's Irish Whiskey (The preferred whiskey of Jerry Thomas 1862) Showman, bartender, consumer and friend to many but not a... Read More →
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Ryan Maybee

Co-Founder, J. Rieger & Co.
Cocktails, bartending, entrepreneurship, branding
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Scot Mattox

Owner, El Guapo Bitters
US Marine, Founder and CEO of El Guapo Bitters, Bartender. Scot originally created a line of bitters for use at a local bar he was managing in the French Quarter of New Orleans. With mounting pressure from Ann Tuennerman at Tales of the Cocktail, other friends, and fellow local bartenders... Read More →


Saturday July 18, 2015 3:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Royal Ballrooms C & D at the Hotel Monteleone 214 Royal Street New Orleans, LA 70130