Articles Tagged: Mezcal

A Few Drinks for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

post iconDia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead in English, is celebrated on November 1 & 2. …Read More

The 1820

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Founder of Ladies United for the Preservation of Endangered Cocktails (LUPEC) Boston, Misty Kalkofen, created the 1820 to toast strong women who drink strong spirits in honor of International Women’s Day.

While women and men weren’t permitted to mingle in the bar until after prohibition, women like Texas Guinan have owned and operated taverns and been a part of cocktail culture for generations. Ada Coleman, for example, was the first head bartender at the esteemed … Read more

Guac This Way

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This week’s drinks comes to us from the new Food2 series Drinks with Alie & Georgia, a how-to video series featuring out-of-this world concoctions. Their creations include Liquid S’mores, the McNuggetini and, special for this week’s Super Bowl, drinkable guacamole. In “Guac This Way,” Alie and Georgia bring together their favorite Mexican flavors of mezcal, jalapeños, lime juice and avocados in this frosty margarita.

Courtesy of Food Network.… Read more

Mayahuel: Agave-Lovers Paradise

I was doing some research on tequila and mezcal, and one bar was consistently mentioned with raves: Mayahuel in New York.

Tequila has often gotten a bad rap, due to its associations with spring break, hangovers, and the whole “eat the worm” thing. But it’s a very versatile spirit, as is its often-ignored cousin mezcal.

Mayahuel bartender Phil Ward loves the agave spirits, as evidenced by this great quote from his interview with BlackBook:… Read more

2009 Big Trends in Cocktail Service

The first session I attended during last week’s Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans was a panel titled “2009 Big Trends in Cocktail & Spirit Service.”

The panel consisted of Jim Meehan, Michael Waterhouse, Devlin Tavern, and Simon Difford (Source Guide) and was moderated by Ryan Magarian (Aviation Gin).

The program covered the 4 Ps of Cocktail Service Success, not unlike the 4 Ps of marketing: product, precise execution, promotion, passion.

It was here … Read more

The One-Cheek Sneek

Thanks, Tyler!… Read more

Under the Volcano Martini

Harry Denton’s special martini—it’s explosive!… Read more

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