GSN Presents: The 2017 Advent Gift Guide – Day 3
on Dec 03, 2017
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Day three of GSN’s holiday gift guide features a new bar knife. Every bartender can use one of these!
A collaboration between New York barware superstore Cocktail Kingdom
and award-winning Los Angeles bartender Aaron Polsky, the Ikura Knife is the ultimate bar tool. The elegant knife features a razor-sharp six-inch forged-steel blade that’s long enough to cut a grapefruit but thin enough for carving ice balls or diamonds, with an angled point at the end for fine garnish work. The knife is designed for professionals but at just $39.99 it’s a good gift for any cocktail lover. Polsky is a bartending expert: He’s been working in hospitality since he was 18 and got his start in New York under famed barman Sasha Petraske. He subsequently worked at many of the city’s top bars, including PDT and Death & Co., before moving to Los Angeles, where he’s garnered nationwide attention and eight Spirited Awards nominations running East Hollywood’s Harvard & Stone
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Blair Frodelius is a professional full-time musician, an award-winning mixologist, USBG Spirits Professional, BarSmarts Live & Wired graduate. Several of his original cocktails can be found in the 75th Anniversary Mr. Boston Official Bartenders Guide, and one inspired by Harry Craddock in the Mixellany publication The Deans of Drink.
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Blair Frodelius is a professional full-time musician, an award-winning mixologist, USBG Spirits Professional, BarSmarts Live graduate and member of the Museum of the American Cocktail. Many of his original cocktails can be found in the 75th Anniversary Mr. Boston Official Bartenders Guide.