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Connections: Rochester Cocktail Revival

The Rochester Cocktail Revival is back, and we're getting an education on the growing world of mixed drinks. From high-end craft cocktail creation, to cocktails in literature, the revival tries to cover all angles. Guests:

  • Chuck Cerankosky, event organizer, 585 Contributor, and Partner in Good Luck and Cure
  • Jeff Ching, owner of Owl House & soon to open bar/arcade/burger joint -The Playhouse
  • Aimee Rock, lead bartender of the Owl House
  • Jason Barrett, president & head distiller, Black Button Distilling
  • Noah Rothbaum, author and former editor-in-chief of
Connections cocktails
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.