Posts Tagged "mezcal"


Let’s Not Put a Label on It Cocktail Recipe When we went to Hank’s on the Hill to do our photo shoot for our article on Cook’s Cook about reading a cocktail menu, it wasn’t strictly necessary that the drinks taste good. They just needed to be photogenic, and in the right glasses. They were delicious, though. In particular, the memory of ‘Let’s Not Put a Label On It, Let’s Keep It Fun’...

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Red Pilot Cocktail Recipe

Red Pilot Cocktail Recipe


Posted By on Aug 3, 2017

Red Pilot Cocktail Recipe In our long journey to fully embracing mezcal, the Red Pilot was our gateway cocktail. While we’ve now gained a taste for the full-throated smokiness of a mezcal-based drink, and learned how to pick out the one’s we’ll enjoy, there was a time when we found mezcal a bit overwhelming. Red Pilot eased us in with its smaller dose of mezcal, giving us a sense of what a little smoke could do...

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Where You Should Be Drinking on the Outer Cape: Blackfish When we’re on Cape Cod, which we recently were, we’re creatures of habit. Set routines and familiar rhythms help us slip into relaxation mode more quickly. So, we stay at the same cottage in the same little town of Truro. Every day follows a pattern: breakfast on our beachside deck; morning bike ride; afternoon on the beach; ice cream whenever the truck from...

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Mezcalada Cocktail Recipe This week, we’re applying our mixing skills to beer. We know we’re sledding uphill. Most people prefer their beer taken unmixed, and many beer mixed drinks are an acquired taste. But give us a chance. People have been mixing beer in drinks for a very, very long time–long before cocktails as we know them existed. And some of the things they came up with are quite refreshing and delicious. As...

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Tasting St. Raphael Quinquina Let’s talk about Quinquinas. A few days ago, we mentioned that Cocchi Americano is a quinquina, not a vermouth, and arguably¬†therefore should never have been allowed in our Vermouth Taste-Off tournament. That might have left you with a couple of questions: ‘What exactly is the difference between a vermouth and a quinquina?’ And, ‘Why should I care?’ Well, it all comes down to...

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