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The Subtle Spirit: Profiles in Vodka Character

  • Bar Lubitsch 7702 Santa Monica Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90046 United States (map)

Colorless? Flavorless? Odorless? Ha! Vodka, it's the world's bestselling spirit and yes, it pays the bills, but it also can possess considerable character, depth, flavor, and texture.

Taste for yourself when, over the course of eight premium vodkas, three cocktails, and delicious Russian food parings, mixology great and vodka authority Tony Abou-Ganim guides us through "The Subtle Spirit: Profiles in Vodka Character." Then, learn even more on your own with a signed, complimentary copy of Abou-Ganim's landmark book Vodka Distilled: The Modern Mixologist on Vodka and Vodka Cocktails, plus a commemorative bookmark, all courtesy Effen Vodka!

Join The Museum of the American Cocktail for the March 2016 edition of its "Touring the Cocktail" series and help celebrate the 10th birthday of Bar Lubitsch, LA's premier vodka bar.

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About the Presenter

Tony Abou-Ganim is widely regarded as one of the pioneering and leading bar professionals in the world.  He has made dozens of national TV appearances on shows including TODAY, Iron Chef America, Good Morning America, CNBC, Fox News and more.  Abou-Ganim is the author of The Modern Mixologist: Contemporary Classic Cocktails (Agate, 2010) which offers readers an in-depth look into spirits and ingredients available to today’s mixologist, both professional and amateur alike. 

This entertaining and informative journey will take readers from the early stages of the cocktail to what Abou-Ganim has come to deem “Modern Mixology.”  Abou-Ganim also has a DVD to his credit, Modern Mixology: Making Great Cocktails at Home, and hosted the Fine Living program Raising the Bar: America’s Best Bar Chefs. Abou-Ganim has also won three Iron Chef America competitions; pairing cocktails with Iron Chef Mario Batali; with Iron Chef Jose Garces and most recently with challenger Chef Sean McClain.  His signature branded line of Modern Mixologist bar tools and his second book, Vodka Distilled (Agate, 2013), are available now at