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James Grant on Being a (Cocktail Competition) Loser

Bartender Atlas: We at Bartender Atlas have noticed that as cocktail competitions have started up again in person, some of the competitors (don’t worry, not you…probably) have been taking these competitions and the results too personally. I know I have only ever won 2 cocktail competitions (one was basically a Twitter competition and the other...

Cocktail: Faith Fyles | Bartender: Josh Lindley

Faith Fyles was the first botanical artist for the Canadian government. Her job was to document plant species from across the country and then paint true-colour representations of them so they could be identified again later. She happens to have been born in Cowansville Quebec, where the Ungava Gin head office is located. 60ml/2oz Ungava...

A Visual Podcast (the reading kind) with Prairie Rose of the Bit By A Fox Podcast (the listening kind)

It was just over 18 months ago that I first heard the Bit By A Fox Podcast. Long time supporter of Bartender Atlas, and bartenders in general, Christine Sismondo was a guest and had drawn my attention to it. Throughout that episode I realized that the host, Prairie Rose, was not just doing this as...

Italian Spirits!

The depth and breadth of Italian made tipples is astounding. Of course when you think about drinking in Italy, most people will think of wine. However, last month The Italian Trade Commission and the people from The Spirit Of Italy sent a delegation of Canadian and American bartenders and writers and one photographer to Rome...