Mezcal 101

Mezcal is timeless. Channeling centuries of ceremony and culture, it is big, bold and vivid… exemplary, potent and singular. Mezcal is not tequila, it is a true, living antiquity, a magnificent, mystifying panacea forged in a style that glorifies the peoples of the mountains, the plains and the…

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…