Tag: tequila

Jalisco Stroll

If you are paying attention to what is going on in the world around us right now, you are hopefully exercising your best attempt at social distancing. Avoiding close or

Jaguar

The first time we came across Amer Picon it was when we read the recipe for the Brooklyn Cocktail in Ted “Dr. Cocktail” Haigh’s excellent book, Vintage Spirits & Forgotten

Copita de Mezcal

A copita is just a little cup, and mezcal, as you might already know, is agave spirit—like tequila. It comes from the blue agave, a long-leafed desert succulent similar in

Batches and Bowls

Whether you are prepping for a weekend party or a spring picnic (we are probably several months early for that), you may be looking for ways to enjoy the event

Naked and Famous

There’s a great passage in the new Death & Co cocktail book that describes the process they use for vetting new additions to the menu. It’s basically an interactive taste test with one

Sea of Cortez

Here’s a delicious cocktail created by Jeff “Beachbum” Berry that appeared in the January/February 2013 issue of Imbibe magazine. The magazine credits Chall Gray of The Magnetic Field, Asheville, North

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

Albert Park Swizzle

Every few years the first weekend in May brings a conjunction of two events—the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo. On some occasions the two events coincide on the same

Elder Rose

Yesterday, we had a bit of fun with our post like we did last year. Today we set aside the pranks to feature two St. Paul destinations related to an

Rurita

Not long ago we made some great rhubarb-infused vodka. What I never shared was that in addition to the vodka, I also infused some gin. I figured that while the

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,