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Friday, July 22 • 12:15pm - 1:45pm
A Spirited Salon: Conversations with 6 Legendary Authors

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From cocktail manuals to mixology memoirs to historical spirits studies, there has never been so much great reading for a drinks lover to enjoy. Join us to hear six legendary authors read from their books. You'll receive a refreshing welcome cocktail to savor and get the chance to ask the participants questions. If you love reading and cocktails, don't miss this rare opportunity to mix and mingle with today's top writers.

Speaker Lineup:


  • Dave Broom

  • Wayne Curtis

  • Heather Greene

  • Philip Greene

  • Reid Mitenbuler

  • Matt Rowley


Moderators
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Noah Rothbaum

Chief Cocktail Correspondent, The Daily Beast
Noah Rothbaum is The Daily Beast's Chief Cocktail Correspondent. He is also the author of the book The Art of American Whiskey: A Visual History of the Nation’s Most Storied Spirit, through 100 Iconic Labels (Ten Speed Press), which was published in the spring of 2015, and the associate editor of the forthcoming The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails (Oxford University Press), which will be published in the fall of 2017... Read More →

Speakers
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Dave Broom

Dave Broom was born in Glasgow (Scotland) and has spent his working life in drink. He is chief engineer of www.scotchwhisky.com and writes for numerous international titles, including Whisky Advocate. He won Best Cocktail & Spirits Writer at the 2015 Spirited Awards. | He’s written ten books including the World Atlas of Whisky, Gin: The Manual and Whisky: The Manual which won Best New Spirits Book at the 2015 Spirited Awards. In 2013, he... Read More →
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Wayne Curtis

writer, Freelance
Wayne Curtis is the author of “And a Bottle of Rum: A History of the New World in Ten Cocktails” (2006), a look at the long and ignoble history of America’s most reviled spirit. He’s also a contributing editor at The Atlantic magazine, where he wrote the “Drinks” column from 2008 to 2014, and at Imbibe, where he's written the Behind the Bar column since 2014. He’s written about spirits for many publications, including Forbes... Read More →
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Heather Greene

Heather Greene is one of America’s leading whiskey experts, media’s newest “go-to” woman on the topic of brown spirits, and New York Times shortlisted author of Whiskey Distilled, A Populist Guide to the Water of Life on Viking Studio, an imprint of Random House Penguin. Her whiskey column for Eater National, “Strait Up,” gets rave reviews for her pithy, irreverent but smart peek into the... Read More →
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Philip Greene

Consultant/Brand Ambassador, Papa's Pilar Rum, Hemingway Rum Co.
Philip Greene is an attorney, writer and cocktail historian.  He is Trademark and Internet Counsel to the U.S. Marine Corps, based at the Pentagon.  He is also one of the founders of the Museum of the American Cocktail in New Orleans.  He has presented at conferences, festivals and other events around the world on a wide range of topics, including multiple times for the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., and has also done events for the... Read More →
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Reid Mitenbuler

Reid Mitenbuler is the author of Bourbon Empire: The Past and Future of America's Whiskey (Viking, 2015). His writing has appeared in The Atlantic, Slate, Salon, and Whisky Advocate, among other publications.
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Matthew Rowley

Author and Journalist
From folk distilling to cannabis drinks, Matthew Rowley has spent a quarter century researching the manufacture and distribution of illicit spirits. He is the author of "Moonshine!" (2007) and the James Beard Award-nominated "Lost Recipes of Prohibition: Notes from a Bootlegger’s Manual (2015)." He has written for numerous publishers, magazines, and universities, is on the editorial board of David Wondrich's forthcoming "Oxford Companion to... Read More →


Friday July 22, 2016 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Restaurant R'evolution 777 Bienville St, New Orleans, LA 70130

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