There is no mistaking it: mezcal has been on the lips of bartenders everywhere of late. Not that it’s something you’re going to find many punters are asking for (they’re still getting used to the idea of tequila as something you sip), mezcal is just a step too far for many of them..
Tag: blind tastings
Vodka — it’s been declared dead so many times, yet it isn’t going away. This tasting was, in many respects, one of the most difficult blind tastings we’ve arranged so far.
The last few years have seen an explosion in the popularity old time American whiskey made from rye. Aside from a handful of brands — if there was indeed that many — rye whiskey was essentially extinct in this country, with scant interest even in its homeland of the US of A.