He’s talking about the legendary Blind 50, a blind spirits taste test where you sip 50 and have to correctly identify 47 of them. It’s the final chapter in a grueling mixology training Heugel’s devised at Anvil Bar that takes about nine months to complete and is broken down into sections entitled “The Deer in the Headlights” and “The Tired Soldier.”
- The Best Gift for a Budding Mixologist
- Regarding Milk & Honey House Rules (or, the Sasha Petraske Finishing School for Patrons)
- The Anatomy of a Perfect Bar
After years of hearing out customers, Heugel is finally making the Blind 50 open to the public for the first time ever—and it’s going down on January 8th.