Tag: mexico

Ron Cooper coming to Oz

Legendary Mezcalero Ron Cooper — whose single village mezcals have come to be a benchmark for quality in the category — will be touring Australia this April.

Magical Mezcal

Bartenders have long been touting mezcal as the next big spirit to take over back bars, cocktail lists and even earn a trending hashtag on Twitter. The reality is it’s got a long way to go with high entry level prices, limited availability and challenging flavour profiles meaning it’s mainly bartenders serving mezcal to other bartenders at the moment.

Mastering Mexico

Indeed, the great boozer, Sir Kingsley Amis, once wrote: “I think the nastiest drink I’ve ever drunk in my life was some stuff called mezcal in a Mexican market town.” But that has all changed.