La Rosa Prieta

From Spitz Little Tokyo in Los Angeles 2 oz Don Amado Rustico Mezcal 3/4 0z St-Germain elderflower liqueur 1/2 oz lime juice 1/2 oz Simple syrup (1 to 1) 2 oz grapefruit juice 1 lime squeeze Shake and strain into an ice-filled Collins glass. Garnish…

A Brief History of Bitter Elixirs

by Forrest Cokely Plants and their derivatives have been utilized throughout history to cure illness or relieve physical symptoms. In ancient times each culture and society had a variety of different understandings with regard to plants and their medicinal properties. That knowledge naturally evolved from…

Sangrita by Jay Silverman, AGAVE NYC

Makes 1 quart. 3 cups fresh tomato juice If you have nice summer tomatoes just puree them whole, and strain. if not just use good quality tomato juice (Sacramento works well) 1 cup fresh orange juice Juice of 3-4 limes 1 tbs. Worcestershire 1 tsp.…