The Tasting Panel magazine

June 2017

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90  /  the tasting panel  /  june 2017 COCKTAIL HISTORY W atch out, D.C., we're coming for you! That's right, The Tasting Panel is D.C.-bound to explore how spirits from around the globe play in classic American cocktails as part of our second National Archives cocktail competition. This year's challenge? Simple: Take brands from all over the globe (even here in the good ole U S of A!) and challenge bartenders to put them in classic American cocktails. With a cash prize on the line for the top three finishers, the stakes are high, so we wanted to give the contestants a sneak peek at what our emcee, National Archives Foundation Chief Spirits Advisor Derek Brown, and judge Duane Sylvestre might be looking for. Global Sprits, American Cocktails THE TASTING PANEL AND NATIONAL ARCHIVES FOUNDATION GET READY TO SHAKE THINGS UP In the first National Archives cocktail competition, competitors had to create patriotic cocktails. This year they will have to incorporate global spirits into classic American cocktails.

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