Archive for the ‘Mixology’ Category

Suerte Blanco

Suerte Blanco Review & Tasting Notes

The Spanish word “Suerte” translates to “luck.” The bottles of all three Suerte expressions are decorated with a marketing-friendly rabbit designed by a tattoo artist in a native Mexican (Aztec/Mayan) style. It’s accompanied by a Partida/spirit bird-style origin story. This time, tequila was discovered by a farmer’s wife who saw a rabbit getting tipsy on […]

The Evolution of the Tequila Bar by M.A. “Mike” Morales

Tequila Aficionado’s Mike Morales describes in a dynamic format with text, video, and photos, the evolution of the tequila bar from old Mexico to present day Santa Monica. Excerpt from The Evolution of the Tequila Bar: From the early 1930s to the late 1950s, Mexico’s Golden Age of Cinema exposed the world to Los Tres […]

Approachable Tequila Cocktails by M.A. “Mike” Morales

Gilbert Marquez explains the finer points of introducing the uninitiated to tequila and how to gently ease them into the world of the aficionado through finely crafted cocktails. Click here to see M.A. “Mike” Morales’ interview clip on Approachable Tequila Cocktails.

Patron Killing

Charlie Mashni of Depot Nuevo in Chicago discusses his technique for Patron Killing.

Margarita Anyone? Of Course!

By Alexander Perez | 06.02.10 Aahh… the so enticing Margarita. Just pronouncing it – mar-ga-rita – brings a smile to your face. It conjures thoughts of chips and salsa, fresh home made tortillas, mariachis and good times. It is, after all Americas most popular cocktail. So much so that we even have a National Margarita […]