Learn where the cocktail has been, who's leading it into the future, and how to mix up one of your own. Whether it is shaken, stirred, or loggerheaded with an 1100? 18-inch-long metal rod - cocktail experts and historians like David Wondrich will get you up to speed on everything alcohol. Jim Meehan from PDT will show us the path of the American speakeasy, and cocktail master Eben Freeman will mix up some incredible cocktails with some unusual flavors like....bacon. We'll enjoy a round at Manhattan's posh Carlyle Hotel where we'll imbibe in New York's best kept secret, Bemelman's Bar. From bargain pirate punches to $22 mixologist cocktails, we'll stir it all up.