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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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Thursday, July 16 • 10:00pm - Friday, July 17 • 2:00am
Spirited Cocktail Coaches

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Travel in style and comfort to celebrated NOLA cocktail destinations Bellocq, Cure, Twelve Mile Limit, and The Saint courtesy of the Craft + Estate boutique spirits portfolio. Two shuttles will run simultaneously. Both starting at the Hotel Monteleone, one coach will run continuously from the Hotel, to Cure, to Bellocq, and then back. Our second coach will run continuously from the Hotel, to Twelve Mile Limit, to The Saint, and then back. Catch the Coaches throughout prime bar-hopping hours on three consecutive nights. The Old World Coach will showcase spirits and cocktails from the Old World including Nardini and Poli, Tullibardine, Kinahans, Blackwoods and Boomsma; while the New World Coach will feature Boyd & Blair, Stonewall, Rough Rider and other craft spirits. Hashtag #craftcoach on Twitter and Instagram for the latest Coach location and to share your own experiences.

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Adam Seger

Founding Partner, HUM Botanical Spirits, BALSAM Spirits and Truffe Amere Bitters Companies Corporate
BIO | | ADAM SEGER CCP | | An alumnus of Michelin Starred restaurants Chez Julien in Strasbourg, TRU in Chicago and The French Laundry in Napa Valley, Certified Culinary Professional and Advanced Sommelier Adam Seger takes a chef's approach behind the bar, being called appropriately by New City 'The Charlie Trotter of Cocktails' and the 'Grant Achatz of Spirits'. | | Dubbed 'Chicago's Godfather of Craft Cocktails' by TimeOut, Seger... Read More →
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Chiyo Takemoto

Spirits Specialist, Vintage Wines, A Member of the Winebow Group
I've been working at Vintage Wines in Chicago as the Spirit Specialist for about a year now, with a foundation in the food/bev industry. I have a deep passion for agave spirits, especially for Mezcal. I love being creative and developing cocktails using a balance of fruit and earth in each sip, and if there's some spice, even better! If there is one spirit that is overlooked and under rated, in my humble opinion, that would be grappa. I'll be... Read More →
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Josh Wortman

Spirits Specialist, Martin Scott Wines
Josh Wortman is Spirits Specialist for Martin Scott Wines in New York City where he manages and supports Martin Scott’s craft spirits portfolio. Prior to Martin Scott, Josh was Beverage Director and Head Bartender at Añejo in New York City where he designed their agave spirits-based cocktail and beverage program. Josh’s passion for spirits and cocktails reaches back fifteen years and includes experience behind the bar, as a spirits writer... Read More →

Thursday July 16, 2015 10:00pm - Friday July 17, 2015 2:00am
Front Steps of the Hotel Monteleone 214 Royal Street New Orleans, LA 70130