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Episode 7 • 04/24/2017
The Daiquiri
Kenneth McCoy takes you back to Cuba’s El Floridita bar, where Hemingway would often sip the sweet concoction.
Episode 6 • 04/17/2017
The Boulevardier
Kenneth McCoy tells this story of this classic concoction made of bourbon, sweet vermouth and Campari.
Episode 5 • 04/10/2017
The Martini/Martinez
Kenneth McCoy describes how subtle ingredient changes transformed a classic cocktail from a “wagon wheel” to a “sports car” of mixed spirits.
Episode 4 • 04/03/2017
The Old Fashioned
Kenneth McCoy tells the tale of the world's reportedly oldest cocktail, then gives a taste of his own modern spin.
Episode 3 • 03/27/2017
The Vieux Carrè
This classic cocktail was created as a tribute to the cultural influences of New Orleans. Vieux Carre literally means “Old Square,” referring to the French Quarter.
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about Behind the Bar
The owner of New York’s Rum House, bartender extraordinaire Kenneth McCoy literally grew up in the bar business. Now McCoy takes you on a one of a kind tour, showing the history of your favorite cocktails. Bottoms up.