Aaron DeFeo, a 7+ year USBG member, has made a name for himself over the last 6 years as chief mixologist at Casino Del Sol. He's teaming up with celebrated Phoenix cocktail innovator to open Little Rituals cocktail lounge in downtown Phoenix.
For years, ice may have been the most overlooked ingredient in craft cocktails. But times have changed. And, as the fascination with craft cocktails made with high-end ingredients grows, there's been a movement to create better ice with which to chill them.
Despite the challenges, many women have shaped how we drink today, and none more so than the cocktail superstars profiled here, including two members: Pamela Wiznitzer & Abigail Gullo! (via Thrillist.com)
When Haberdish opened in December 2016, it captured Charlotte’s attention with flower ice, a bloom surrounded by glass-clear ice. Colleen Hughes, the bar manager, creates the evolving drink menu with the eye of an artist, the mind of a scientist, and the playfulness of of a kid.
Megan won an all-expenses-paid trip to Jalisco, Mexico, with a cocktail she’d never made before, but that’s how this bartender rolls. She’s an accomplished mixologist who really enjoys making drinks.