Awards & Accolades

This Is Huge: Navy Strength Awarded Best New American Cocktail Bar

The Belltown tiki gem was recognized at Tales of the Cocktails in New Orleans this past weekend, as were Rumba, Zig Zag Cafe, and Heartwood Provisions.

07/23/2018 By Rosin Saez

Awards & Accolades

Canon Takes a Major Honor at Tales of the Cocktail

The bottle-filled bar beats out three New York watering holes for World's Best Drink Selection.

07/22/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Awards & Accolades

Jamie Boudreau Up for Spirited Awards’ Bartender of the Year

Canon (and Seattle) represents in the cocktail industry’s most significant form of recognition.

05/17/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Foodie Travel

Tales of the Cocktail Returns to Vancouver

Get sauced north of the border.

02/07/2012 By Allison Williams

Imbibing Agenda

Traveling Tales of the Cocktail to Return to Vancouver

Save the date, drinkers.


From the Bar to the Altar

New York Times Features Wedding of Audrey Saunders and Seattle’s Own Robert Hess

From "occasional lovers" to matrimony: The NYT chronicles the romance between two craft-cocktail luminaries.


Behind the Bar

Bastille Bartender Charles Veitch Named Tales of the Cocktail Apprentice

He’ll represent Seattle this July at that most booziest of conventions in New Orleans.


Cocktail Recipes

Lessons from Tales Vancouver: the Vancouver Cocktail

A tasty drink named for the city where it was (probably) invented.



Lessons From Tales of the Cocktail Vancouver: Ice

Cold took center stage at the BC cocktail conference.


Cocktail Science

Lessons From Tales of The Cocktail Vancouver: Rapid Infusions

Dave Arnold’s whipped cream-charger technique creates infused spirits in mere minutes.

03/15/2011 By Jessica Voelker


Tales of The Cocktail Vancouver: The Details

Tales Vancouver costs $155. Let’s talk about what that buys you.



Oh, Canada. Tales of The Cocktail Is Headed Your Way.

The drinks convention travels to Vancouver this March.



The Era of Copyrighted Cocktails? Not So much.

Intellectual property and mixed drinks: this situation calls for a lawyer.

09/02/2010 By Jessica Voelker


Tales from Tales IV

Chapter 4: In which Murray wins!



Tales from Tales III

Chapter 3: In which we learn about Pisco Sours



Tales from Tales II: Dispatches from the Center of the Mixed Drinks Universe

Chapter 2: In which we meet Movies, run into some Seattleites, and embrace St Germain all over again.



Tales from Tales I: Dispatches from the Center of the Mixed Drinks Universe

Chapter 1: In which we start the trip with a $9 boozy slurpee and don’t regret it for one minute.



Zig Zag’s Murray Stenson Up for Bartender of the Year at Boozy Oscars

He’s also nominated for Lifetime Achievement.

06/23/2010 By Jessica Voelker

Cocktail Contests

Local Bartender Wins Big Cocktail Competition

Evan Martin’s Death in the South Pacific is the official drink of Tales of the Cocktail 2010.