A Great Cocktail Starts With The Right Ice
Making a contest-worthy cocktail takes more effort than just pouring a mixer over the right spirit. You've got to get the correct flavor, balance, presentation, even the appropriate kind of ice! Just the thought of all that work makes one mighty thirsty...
- Doug Frost is a master sommelier and master of wine, and one of only four people to achieve both distinctions.
- Ryan Miller is a bartender and the vice president of the United States Bartender's Guild - Kansas City.
- Lisa Rodriguez is KCUR's afternoon newscaster and weekend reporter.
- Brian Ellison is interim host of KCUR's Central Standard and co-host of the podcast Statehouse Blend.
Events are scheduled for the 2016 Paris of the Plains Cocktail Festival from Friday, August 26, to Monday, August 29, and take place at several venues in Kansas City. For more information, visit POPFestKC.com.