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The Best Eggnog Is Made With Tequila

by Claire Lower in Lifehacker

Perhaps the most annoying response to “I don’t like that” is “You’d like mine,” but that’s exactly what Jeffrey Morgenthaler said to me when I told him I hated eggnog. Even more annoying? He was correct. Jeff’s nog is the only good nog, and it is made with tequila. To fully appreciate the praise I am bestowing on Jeff, | Read More

14 Bars That Changed Cocktails Forever in America

by Jeremy Repanich in Robb Report

Thousands of miles from the cocktail hotbeds of New York and San Francisco, Jeffrey Morgenthaler still managed to connect with his peers through a blog informed by his work behind the stick. “He has a website that’s not for cocktail nerds, it’s a bartender’s site,” [Giuseppe] Gonzalez says. “With Jeff, he was the first bartender | Read More

Movers and Shakers Podcast

by April Wachtel in Movers and Shakers

Episode 32: Jeffrey Morgenthaler from Clyde Common and Pepe Le Moko on why craft cocktails are due for change, why everyone should strive to contribute, and why bartenders should stay behind the bar As always, Jeffrey tells it like it is, and we cover a range of topics including: Why the craft cocktail movement is | Read More

Jeffrey Morgenthaler – Ace Bartender

by Richard Frost in Supper Magazine

When a new cocktail bar first hits upon a winning formula – securing a loyal following, garnering industry acclaim and winning awards – it won’t be long before the offers start flooding in. The head barman may be invited to do guest slots elsewhere, judge competitions, write books, speak in public, work as a brand | Read More

Everything Worth Drinking in Portland, Oregon, According to Jeffrey Morgenthaler

by Celine Bossart in VinePair

A godfather of the modern cocktail scene, Jeffrey Morgenthaler is an award-winning bartender, author, and the person largely responsible for the resurgence of Amaretto Sours. You might not expect someone at that level to be behind the bar regularly, but this guy is — all the time. Look for him at Pepe Le Moko or Clyde Common, his two esteemed | Read More

The Jeffrey Morgenthaler Triomphe Atomizer

by Jack Hott in Poached Jobs

Cocktail Kingdom and Jeffrey Morgenthaler have reimagined barware – and one tool that caught our eye was the Triomphe Atomizer. We’re a fan of the subtle wisp of pastis in Sazeracs – or if we’re going all extra, a dash of vermouth in a martini. The trouble with both drinks can be the uneven application of | Read More

Portland, Oregon, Is a Small City With an Enormously Cool Cocktail Scene

by Jordan Hughes in VinePair

This “boozy bunker” is located around the corner from industry icon Jeff Morgenthaler’s award-winning sister bar, Clyde Common. Enter via a narrow staircase that leads you directly into this intimate, subterranean speakeasy. The drinks menu features classics along with various “craft” versions of cocktails that have largely been shunned by modern bartenders (like the Long Island Iced | Read More