BEFORE MAN THE PLANT
Ron Cooper showing us a picture of a bowl of pulque.
And now comes the last part of my recap of the Tales this year and my last session to write about was all about agave – tequila and mezcal.
The session was moderated by Steve Olson and the [...]
Time to revisit the Coconaut which is a very nice Tiki drink. I wrote about it long ago and now its the 13th drink from Grog Log i stumble over. It contains only three ingredients – rum, lime and coconut cream (not cream of coconut which is a different thing)
I like the coconut in [...]
At this years Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans i went to the mezcal tasting on the sunday. There was a new product there from Del Maguey to try which is their latest addition of single village mezcals, – the Vida.
Vida is primarily made for mixing, but it sips well and was [...]
The nose of the mezcal reaches me, its earhty…and smoky…but not overwelmingly so – in a pleasant way it invites you to take a sip.
I have written about mezcal before but i feel its time again, its such a nice and interesting spirit. Too good to not mention over and over again!
This months Mixology Monday has a fun topic – pain in the ass drinks – hosted by McSology.
This Month’s Theme is: Drinks that are a total pain in the ass to make!
Pain in the ass drinks..sure i can deliver that;-) actually i have no less than three for this MxMo which urges [...]
MEZCAL AND FRESH HERBS
Its so much fun to experiment with mezcal in cocktails as it has so much flavour of its own - earhty, vegetal and then it also has that interesting smokiness which truly adds another dimension.
Many flavours naturally fits together and after a while with trial and errors you [...]
This is the newest product from Kahlùa (since 1936) and is a limited edition liqueur for this holiday season. The word Kahlúa means “House of the Acolhua people” in the old Veracruz Nahuatl languagein Mexico.The coffee used in the coffee cream liqueur grows in Veracruz, Mexico.
The coffee cream liqueur is made with Kahlùa [...]
Time again! This months MxMo is hosted by eGullet Society – thanks very much for hosting! Here is the announcement:
This month, fellow Society members, we are the hosts for a Mixology Monday on the theme of dizzy dairy. Any drink using a dairy product is fair game: milk, cream, eggs, butter, cheese, yogurt, [...]
In this second post in my series about cocktails with mezcal it starts with tequila:
After a visit to the Cocktail Chronicles this spring reading the recipe for the tequila libation ”Flor de Jalisco” made by Death & Co bartender Joaquin Simo, this cocktail caught my attention and sparkled my appetite. I made [...]
I`m going to start a new series – cocktails with mezcal. The reason for doing this is that i think mezcal deserves to be used much more in cocktail mixing, its such a nice spirit. Actually its used quite much now compared to before and that is a good thing, but i have never [...]