For the last couple of decades what we understood to be mezcal had very little to do with what the juice was really meant to be.
The annual Bartenders Agave Brunch at Tio’s has become one of the best attended events at Sydney Bar Week over the last couple of years, and it’s back again on Sunday the 16th of September this year.
It’s handy to have a few low-alcohol recipes in your repertoire, and perhaps something with no alcohol at all (that still tastes good).
IF YOU flick to the Bar Awards you’ll see a new Sydney venue popping up a few times. That venue is Chula, a Mexican restaurant and bar in Sydney’s King Cross, and the guy running it is this man here: Reece Griffiths
Reece Griffiths finds the regular Tommy’s Margarita a touch sweet, because of the agave syrup…
Ever had roasted corn on the cob from a street food vendor? This drink will…
If you’ve become a little bored by tequila, citrus, and sweetener, then this riff on…
The Bambú is a drink that’s a little lighter in the booze quotient, and combines aromatised wines with mezcal and the new bartending ingredient du jour, Italicus Rosolio de Bergamotto.
The Fino-Toro is a drink which is lighter in alcohol without sacrificing flavour from Sydney agave bar and restaurant, Chula.
“Speaking in terms of Agave, there are a little over 140 distilleries producing 1300+ brands, with only 9 of those dedicated to single brand production, yet we clearly have not seen that many make their way here,” says Alex McDowell of de Vino Mezcal.