Los Vecinos Mezcal Del Campo Review

Los Vecinos del Campo is a mezcal project from the Sazerac Company and Casa San Matías, one of the oldest tequila distilleries in Mexico It is produced in the Valles Centrales region of Oaxaca by a group of 10 families who have been using traditional methods to produce agave based products. The mezcaleros use locally… Continue reading Los Vecinos Mezcal Del Campo Review

Drink Your Veggies: Vitameatavegamin Cocktail

Vitameatavegamin was a fictions health tonic that Lucy drank on the iconic “Lucy Does a TV Commercial“. This is arguably one of the most famous episodes of this classic TV show. It was an alcoholic elixir containing vitamins, meat, vegetables, and minerals. So in honor of that, pour yourself a tall glass of Vitameatavegamin and… Continue reading Drink Your Veggies: Vitameatavegamin Cocktail

3 Boozy Hot Chocolate Drinks for Cold Winter Nights

Snow is rolling in across the Northeast and some places are expecting to receive up to a foot or more of snow. After a long morning of shoveling your going to need something to warm you up. Or maybe you plan to watch the snow fall as you cuddle up with a loved one. Either… Continue reading 3 Boozy Hot Chocolate Drinks for Cold Winter Nights

Interview with Phil Ward of Mayahuel

Mayahuel is completely dedicated to Tequila and Mezcal. While I never had the bad memories associated with it like most, I just never developed a taste for it. It was a spirit that did nothing for me. Mayahuel single-handedly changed my entire perception of Tequila. So today we chat with Phil Ward, Co-Owner and Beverage… Continue reading Interview with Phil Ward of Mayahuel

Oogave Soda Line Review

Oogave is a relatively new line of organic sodas. Besides the classics like Cola, Root Beer, and ginger ale, they bring some new and interesting flavors that could revolutionize the soda game. The question remains: is it all hype wrapped up in a pretty package or did Oogave truly have something unique to offer? The… Continue reading Oogave Soda Line Review

El Buho Mezcal Review

El Buho is made in the heart of Oaxaca from espadin agave plants. After harvesting they are roasted for a full week with local mesquite. Once roasted the pina pieces are crushed on a stone mill to extract the sugar rich juice. The juice is transferred to a vat for fermentation in which well water… Continue reading El Buho Mezcal Review

Mixology Monday (Mxmo) LXVI: Bein’ Green

Mixology Monday, the online cocktail party, has returned for another installment. This months party is hosted by Wordsmithing Pantagruel and the theme is: (it’s not easy) Bein’ Green. Here is the description: With the warm days of summer now fading off into the distance in our rear view mirrors, let’s pay one last tribute to… Continue reading Mixology Monday (Mxmo) LXVI: Bein’ Green

Pink Pigeon Rum Review and the Smoked Pigeon

Pink Pigeon is named after an endangered bird native to Mauritius. At one time there were only 10 left in the world. The rum is distilled in the oldest distillery still in operation today in Mauritius.The vanilla is then handpicked before being married to the rum. There is also a mix of nutmeg and other… Continue reading Pink Pigeon Rum Review and the Smoked Pigeon

Tequila Revolucion (Silver y Reposado) Review and the Oaxaca Old Fashioned

Tequila Revolucion was established in 1994 by Juan Carlos Arav as a range of super-premium 100% Agave tequilas. The bottles are emblazoned with 2 pistols as a tribute to the Mexican revolution that began in 1910. There are a full range of expressions available but I only received samples of the Silver and the Reposado.… Continue reading Tequila Revolucion (Silver y Reposado) Review and the Oaxaca Old Fashioned