Tag: agave

Oaxaca Old-Fashioned

We first ordered the Oaxaca Old-Fashioned back in April of 2012 at Eat Street Social in Minneapolis. Created several years earlier by Phil Ward at New York’s Death & Co,

My New Religion

It’s a new year, and for many, it’s also a time to take an oath, make resolutions, or to simply look forward to whatever the new year brings. A lot

What’s in a name?

You could slap a name on any unique combination of ingredients and call it an original cocktail, but if you create something from scratch that you want people to remember,

Red Pepper Daisy

It’s Cinco de Mayo, the holiday that celebrates Mexican heritage and commemorates the battle of Puebla, Mexico in 1862. It’s hard not to think about the Margarita on this day,

How to make Tonic Water

I was never a Gin & Tonic fan, but all of that changed last year when I read Jeffrey Morgenthaler’s post about making tonic from scratch. Of course, his wasn’t

Blood Orange Crusher

Does the old saying, “necessity is the mother of invention” apply to cocktails? I suppose to some people it’s hard to recognize the need for a refreshing beverage, but that didn’t