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Wednesday, July 20 • 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Redemption Rye Rocks the Pool presented by Redemption Rye

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Vertical tastings of Rare Cask Strength Whiskies, bartenders from around the United States, Whiskey Cocktails, Live Local Funk Music, and Sazerac "Shots" will ensure this pool party on the roof of the Monteleone Rocks. Redemption is partnering with bartenders that create premium cocktail ingredients to make poolside cocktails at the rooftop pool while local Louisiana Funk Band Rocks the rooftop with Redemption Whiskey. Try Rye!

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Amy Fisher

Bar Manager, Meta
I love to learn and share knowledge about all things involving--and particularly the intersection of--spirits, cocktails, science, and history.
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Christopher Wilkins

National Brand Ambassador, Copper & Kings American Brandy
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Ira Koplowitz

Proprietor, Bittercube
Ira Koplowitz worked for more than two years at the Violet Hour in Chicago where he developed a number of house-made syrups, tonics and bitters and contributed cocktails to more than a year's worth of seasonal cocktail menus. Beyond bartending, Koplowitz has traveled extensively... Read More →
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Joe Riggs

National Brand Ambassador Redemption Whiskies, Deutsch Family Wine and Spirits
A 16 year veteran of the Spirits/Hospitality Industry and Native Kentuckian Joe Riggs has written cocktail programs for concepts ranging from Brewery, Taiwanese, Craft Cocktail, to 4 Diamond Fine Dining Italian concepts. Now the National Brand Ambassador for Redemption Whiskies... Read More →
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Nicholas Kosevich

Proprietor, Bittercube
Bittercube was founded by Nicholas Kosevich and Ira Koplowitz in 2009, and they began developing, formulating, and tweaking the lineup that is now the six varieties of Bittercube Bitters. The first larger batches began maceration in July of 2010, and since then the business has grown... Read More →
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Russ Meredith

Owner, The Beer Syrup Company
Honestly, I love meeting new people and talking about all kinds of things in and outside of our industry. So people should talk to me about anything they want. To sum up the formalities though, I'm an entrepreneur and Bar Manager from Louisville, Kentucky, and I started The Beer... Read More →
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Tyler Ridgeway

Owner/Creator, Tyler's Tonics
I am a 25 year old bartender out of Miami, FL. Though having such a short time of 4 years in the industry, I've always been a person to strive for the best. I founded Tyler's Tonics in 2016 after creating house tonics that sparked interest. My passion for a great G&T have set off... Read More →
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Zach Wilks

Founder, Wilks & Wilson
Zachari Wilks has been a familiar face behind bars for a little over 15 years. He has pioneered the craft cocktail scene in Indianapolis and acted as catalyst to the growing mixology culture now found within the city. Zach’s appreciation for the art of a well-balanced cocktail and... Read More →


Wednesday July 20, 2016 2:30pm - 5:00pm CDT
Pool at the Hotel Monteleone