Wednesday, January 27, 2010

USBG Austin Prez Launches Online Bartender Resource

USBG Austin chapter president Russell Davis is launching his Web site and his first post is up on his site. RockstarBartender will be a multifaceted online resource for the bartending community and for cocktail enthusiasts alike. Site is expected to go full tilt by March 2010. Click here for a video of Russell doing Jerry Thomas's famous Blue Blazer.

Winter Luau at Eastside Show Room

USBG Austin chapter VP David Alan is hosting a weekly Tiki Happy Hour at East Side Show Room with bar manager Adam Bryan. The event runs 5-9pm every Monday and the cocktails are reasonably priced between $7-9. The focus is on classic cocktails from the Tiki era, as well as a couple of modern innovations from the likes of Kaiser Penguin (Nutmeg Needle) and Alan/Bryan themselves (Back in the ESSR.)

February Chapter Meeting--Monday February 01 at Nomad

The February Chapter Meeting will take place on Monday, February 1 at Nomad at 7pm. All members and prospective members are encouraged to attend. We will be handing out information on the upcoming Don Q cocktail competition.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

January Meeting at East Side Show Room

We kicked off our January meeting at East Side Show Room with several platters of charcuterie compliments of bar manager Adam Bryan. We had about a dozen members in attendance which seemed grand given the cacophony of holiday and post-holiday events going on.

Russell's complete meeting minutes are posted here: