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Postcard: Drinking down in New Orleans

There’s a certain smell to Bourbon Street in July. It’s there in the afternoon, when the asphalt is cooking from the sweltering heat. It’s there when you leave the hotel lobby at seven o’clock at night and the sun is still out; it’s there still, in the morning, after they’ve sprayed the streets with water and soap and the bubbles are left baking in the gutters in the morning sun.

All the winners from Tales of the Cocktail’s Spirited Awards 2013

So we may be nursing sore heads from a great awards dinner — and a very large Juniperlooza party afterwards — but here is a full list of the winners from last night. Both the excellent Brooklyn cocktail bar, Clover Club and New York’s the Dead Rabbit featured prominently among the winners, which were drawn more heavily from the US this year (as opposed to last year’s English invasion).