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

Superbowl LIII Punch – Summer on My Mind

Superbowl LIII is here. Unfortunately Tom Brady and the Patriots are in it for the 9th time. Go RAMS!!! For this years punch, I wanted to go in a different direction then normal. For anyone who knows me rum is my favorite spirit and is often my go to for Super Sunday. So as I… Continue reading Superbowl LIII Punch – Summer on My Mind

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

The Framboise Fizz from the PDT Cocktail Book

This drink was originally created by Michael Klein. I came accross it while flipping through the PDT cocktail book. Framboise Fizz 1.5 oz Reposado Tequila (Peublo Viejo) .75 oz Crème de Cacao (Marie Brizzard) .75 oz lemon juice 2 oz Framboise Shake the first 3 ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass… Continue reading The Framboise Fizz from the PDT Cocktail Book

The Mexican Squirrel: A Perfect Tequila Manhattan

The Manhattan is one cocktail which allows for endless variations. It’s ratios can be adjusted to suit each persons individual taste and other base spirits can be substituted to create an entirely different drink, while still adhering to the character and spirit of the original. The one presented below is a tequila version based on… Continue reading The Mexican Squirrel: A Perfect Tequila Manhattan