The Chemistry of Cocktails: Bruising and Louching and Fire Oh My!

April 10, 2014

Cocktail on fire with a little umbrella

You can have them straight up, on the rocks, shaken or stirred, but you can’t have a cocktail without chemistry. Join Dr. Darcy Gentleman for a discussion on the chemistry of cocktails and quench your thirst for knowledge during the Q&A. Follow up next week with part two in our Liquid Chemistry Series with Red and White Beer for St. Georges Day.

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What You Will Learn

  • Shaken or stirred? Is there any chemistry to bruising a drink?
  • Just add water: What is the mystical chemistry behind louching absinthe?
  • Aside from some whiskeys, how can fire be an ingredient in cocktails?
  • And much more…

The Fine Print

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