Meet the Team
Adrienne was introduced to the wonderful world of cocktails in a whirlwind evening that started at Pegu Club and ended at Milk & Honey back in 2005. She’s been slowly but surely converting her friends ever since. A native New Yorker and self-confessed food nerd, Adrienne used to work in finance, until it got in the way of her drinking habit. Now, her drinking habit is her job.
Most likely to be found at: Milk & Honey
Drinking: a bourbon cocktail
Strangest cocktail experience: Earth of England at The Whistling Shop in London, made with Hereford soil distillate. That’s right, soil as in dirt.
Favorite bar snack: truffle popcorn at The Modern Barroom
Last stop after a late night out: Mikey’s on Ludlow, for the cheese fries
Never leave home without: my Little Branch door token
Alexa is a marketing geek by day and cocktail nerd by night. She is a lover of online community building and couldn’t be more excited to bring the masses together around great drinks. As a proud Upper West Sider, she hopes to see more dipsology-worthy bars join the neighborhood in the near future.
Most likely to be found at: The Tippler or Mayahuel
Drinking: anything with St. Germain or coffee
Strangest cocktail experience: first time finding Angel’s share; made a wrong turn and wound up on the fire escape. whoops.
Favorite bar snack: cured meats of any kind
Last stop after a late night out: Artichoke Pizza or the nearest 24 hour diner
Never leave home without: a cell phone charger
Follow Alexa on Twitter @alexa.
New York General Manager & Cocktail Maven
Marysa Mitch is a freelance writer focusing on the food and drink industry. As NY General Manager & Cocktail Maven of Dipsology she’s an expert on where to go and what to drink in our fine city. Marysa is also a contributing writer for The Alcohol Professor and has been known to share her ramblings on booze, life and just about anything on her blog, limerence + liquor.
Drinking: Whiskey. In a cocktail, with a beer…you name it.
With: her partner in crime, Cathy
Jackie is a HR manager for a fashion brand by day, but considers that her side job. Growing up in New York, Jackie finally took her love of food and cocktails to the page as a freelance writer. She is also the founder of One Girl’s Dish, a blog dedicated to keeping you informed on all the best food and drink events happening in NYC.
Most likely to be found at: Corkbuzz
Drinking: They have a great tequila cocktail with mezcal, agave, bitter and lemon. I love mezcal anything.
With: My roommate Natalia and I are pretty attached at the hip. I have no problem sharing a cocktail with the bartenders on my own. They always know what I like – and I always stay till closing.
Most likely to be found at: Dutch Kills
Drinking: a perfect Manhattan
With: whoever’s buying
Most likely to be found at: Apotheke
Drinking: the latest concoction
With: anyone I can drag with me!
Born and raised in Southern California, Keeley Nakamoto has found her home-away-from-home in the arms of Manhattan’s eateries and alehouses. A recent college grad, she is still trying to figure out her place in the culinary cosmos, but rest assured the night will always end in a nosh-fest–a savory specimen in one hand and a boozy brew in the other.
Most likely to be found at: Death & Co
Drinking: Mortal Enemy: a perfectly balanced concoction of gin, creme de cacao, black currant cordial, lime juice, and absinthe
With: my favorite foodie, Patrick
Most likely to be found at: the Wythe Hotel terrace for cocktails, or Littleneck for a beer
Drinking: a Manhattan, or sipping tequila neat
With: my fellow contributor Marysa!
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