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Nicola Riske
New York, NY United States
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BREAKING TOTC NEWS..... Gaz & Nicola take the plunge!


That's right. Bartender extraordinaire Gary 'Gaz' Regan, The Macallan's Nicola Riske and some kick-a$$ bartenders & industry pros are going to take a 'riske', dive into icy waters and share a wee dram - all for an amazing cause! To raise funds for the Museum of the American Cocktail!

Our amazing team includes:


Gary 'Gaz' Regan

Nicola Riske - The Macallan

Rachel Sergi - The Jack Rose, Washington, DC

Phoebe Esmon - President, USBG Philadelphia

Lucinda Sterling - Middle Branch, NYC

Sarah Gibbons - Disaronno

Stephanie Moreno - Spirits Professional

Jen Prout Boelts - Imbibe Magazine

Jason Littrell - President, USBGNY

Jacob Briars - Spirits Professional

Daniel Undhammar - Zubrowka

Michael J. Neff - Ward III / The Rum House, NYC

Joel Clark - Sanctuaria, St. Louis

Jade Brown Godfrey - Bellwether, NYC

Chris Hopkins - Vesper Bar, Las Vegas

Philip Pepperdine - St. Germain

Mariena Mercer - Chandelier Bar, Las Vegas

Russell Woelfel - Spirits Professional

Lindsay Matteson - Flatiron Lounge, NYC

Philip Duff - Liquid Solutions

David Kaplan - D&C, Proprietors LLC

Kris Von Dopek - Bangers & Lace, Chicago

Jessie Dure - Dick and Jane's, Brooklyn

Pilar Zeglin - Ardent Spirits

Justin Noel - 1534, NYC

Max Messier - Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Carmen Operetta Carroll - Whisky Ambassador & Bartender - The Montauk Beach House, New York

Ema Fernandes - Dick & Jane's, Brooklyn

Marshall Altier - crtclmss

Carol Donovan - Intoxicatingly Fun Cocktails

Jason Hughes - The Chandelier, Las Vegas

Emory Jane Lafontana - Dick & Jane's, Brooklyn

Moses Laboy - Red Rooster, Harlem, NYC

Duane Fernandez Jr - Acme, NYC

Michael Flannery - Ruschmeyers, The Hamptons/NYC

J Rosser Lomax - Huckleberry Bar, Brooklyn

Erin Sullivan - Demi Monde, NYC

Jane Elkins - Booker & Dax, NYC

Alex Strange - The Jack Rose, Washington, DC

Jessica de Oliveira - Hendrick's Gin

Bartenders and Industry Professionals - want to join in and TAKE THE PLUNGE with us? Let me (Nicola) know - the MORE, the MERRIER!!

Please SUPPORT us and MOTAC and make a donation! EVERY DONATION IS TAX-DEDUCTABLE.

And come out and SHOW your support. Cheer us on in New Orleans as we brave the freezing waters and I will fill your glasses with the liquid sunshine that is The Macallan. It's sure to be loads of fun as we stay cool in the steamy NOLA weather. Let's kick back a whisky together!!






This is a FREE EVENT but RSVP is required. Full details below:


A Tales of the Cocktail first!


Bartenders from around the globe will unite for the inaugural ‘Macallan Ice Ball Plunge’, a fund-raising event for the Museum of the American Cocktail.


Watch as the leading faces of the industry take a bone chilling plunge into an icy pool inspired by the signature Macallan Ice Ball. Following the plunge, jumpers, their teams and supporters will warm up in The Macallan Ice Ball lounge with the world’s most precious single malt Scotch.


Come watch the festivities unfold as friends and colleagues leap into icy waters to raise funds for the Museum of the American Cocktail!


The Macallan Ice Ball Plunge

Thursday, July 26th


528 Chartres Street ~ Between St. Louis & Toulouse





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