Behind the Barrel

Follow us on a trip down the Bourbon Trail. Us along with other members of the United States Bartenders Guild are taking a trip down to Kentucky to study whiskey. Wild Turkey is opening its doors for three-days for an intensive bourbon training.  Follow our social media for all the brown water sips. Facebook/Twitter/Instagram/Snapchat: @cocktailbandits

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Charleston Vikings

Scotch on the beach may sound like a naughty cocktail name but it actually describes our afternoon with Highland Park Scotch and the United States Bartender’s Guild. We boarded a bus and headed over to the Windjammer on Isle of Palms. I’m embarrassed to say it was the first time we’ve had our feet in […]

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Mexico + Patron

We are so pumped to announce that we are going to Mexico the week of February 22 to the Patron Hacienda tequila academy!! Look at the sexy passport case that @patron sent us. 😍🐝🐝🐝 We can’t wait to share everything once we’re there!

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Altos Tequila Training

We had the pleasure of having Jesus Hernandez, the master distiller for Altos Tequila come out to 492 Restaurant here in downtown Charleston, for a taste and talk seminar on the agave plant, which is used for tequila. Jesus was very knowledgable on the agave plant, he has been distilling this spirit for over 19 […]

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Tequila Don Julio: Farm-to-Shaker Event

We never need an excuse to indulge in agave spirits but Tequila Don Julio provided a one of a kind experience. We were told to meet at Proof for a welcome cocktail and to await the bus. Proof is known for innovative whiskey cocktails but today, mixologist and bar owner, Craig Nelson prepared at delicious […]

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