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April 10th-12th 2016

After three incredible days in Mexico City, we’re ready for another round. In Spring 2016, the 6th Annual Tales of the Cocktail® on Tour returns to one of the world’s most colorful cities for three days of seminars, tours and nightly networking events. Once again, Mexico City will be our home away from home as we welcome cocktail professionals from around the region and across the world to share ideas and insights into the craft. We’ll also get a taste of Mexico City’s rising cocktail scene as we explore legendary and up-and-coming bars. Join us for what will be a fun, festive and enlightening few days in Mexico City. 
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Monday, April 11 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Perfectly Poured Beer Cocktails

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On a hot summer day there’s nothing like cracking open a cold beer.  Refreshingly delicious, beer is great on its own but it also has the ability to add carbonation, texture and a variety of complex flavors - ranging from citrus to coffee - to any cocktail.

In this seminar, moderator Elayne Duff (award winning mixologist and global mgr for the craft beer division of AB-Inbev), teams up with esteemed panel of expert beer and cocktails lovers. Lynnette Marrero (Cofounder of DrinksAt6 Consultancy and Speed Rack), Leo Robitschek (Bar Director of the world famous Nomad bar) and Mirella Amato (one of ten master beer cicerones in the world & award winning author of “Beerology) to give their expert opinions on: the the best spirit and beer combinations, the benefits that beer can bring to played- out classics, pitfalls to avoid when embarking on cocktail development, the break down of the different uses of beer within the cocktail and all of the other artisanal uses for this complex beverage.

Moderators
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Elayne Duff

Global Event Manager- Craft Beer, Ab-Inbev
Jet-set mixologist turned craft-beer Event Manager for AB-InBev, the world's largest beer company; Elayne Duff's love of the drinks business has taken a new turn, from shaking and stirring to hops and cask. | | A native New Yorker, some of Elayne's first jobs after graduating college were in freight-forwarding, fashion sales and on-trade promotion. This diverse experience was unexpectedly valuable when Elayne became an event organizer... Read More →

Speakers
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Lynnette Marrero

Owner/Co-Founder, DrinksAt6/Speed Rack
Lynnette Marrero’s “spirited” career began when she accepted a job at New York’s Flatiron Lounge alongside cocktail savant Julie Reiner. Marrero quickly made the transition from cocktail-waitress to bartender and knew that the spirits industry was her true calling. After learning the ropes at Flatiron Lounge, Marrero became a senior bartender at Freemans NYC known for it’s skilled bartenders whose innovative drinks were featured in a... Read More →
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Ricardo Nava

Current head of Limantour bar and Bartender Polanco Ambassador to Diageo Reserve in Mexico. With 6 years of experience in bars, he shows his passion for bartending, passing through their cocktails with very defined flavors, achieving the balance between citrus and bitter, making highlight fine tasting notes blending of spirits. In 2012 he was fortunate to win the competition Diageo Reserve World Class Mexico (which rewards the best bartenders in... Read More →
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Leo Robitschek

A native of Venezuela, Leo began his career in hospitality while attending the University of Miami. Shortly after graduating he moved to New York City where he developed an appreciation for a well-crafted cocktail using seasonal ingredients and a diverse array of spirits. He quickly immersed himself in the cocktail world and gained recognition among his peers and his patrons.In 2005 Leo was hand-picked by Eleven Madison Park to help reinvent... Read More →

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Monday April 11, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
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