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How to NOT Poison your Guests, with Camper English

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How to NOT Poison your Guests, with Camper English


The Mixology Talk Podcast, Episode #147

It’s great to get creative with your cocktail recipes, but how do prevent your creativity from going too far? This week we’re chatting with Camper English about keeping cocktails safe. 

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In today’s Episode…

We’re chatting with notoriously geeky cocktail expert, Camper English, from


Wait, who’s Camper English?

Camper English is a San Francisco-based cocktails and spirits writer, speaker, consultant, and sometimes event bartender. He has written for everywhere from Popular Science to Penthouse, including Details, Saveur, and the San Francisco Chronicle.

Camper has visited over 140 distilleries, blending houses, and bodegas in more than 25 countries, has judged cocktail contests locally and internationally, is a member of the United States Bartenders’ Guild, passed the B.A.R.5-day course, is a judge of the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, and has been the US and Canadian polling coordinator for the World’s 50 Best Bars for several years.

True story: He once gave a talk about ice… in Iceland.


Stuff we Mentioned:

Find Camper’s work at his main website, But if you’re interested in his new cocktail safety resource, skip right over to!

You can also find Camper on Twitter and Instagram, and get his book, “Tonic Water: Gin and Tonic WTF” here.


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Hopefully today’s chat gives you the resources you need to make sure you’re making awesome cocktails that are also safe for your guests!  Don’t forget to check out if you’re not completely sure.



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