One of the most common questions a bartender asks (or should ask) when making a classic Margarita is: salt or no salt? At the iconic tequila Mecca, Tommy’s in San Francisco, they are not proponents of salt (unless, of course, you request it), but I am an unabashed salt guy. The problem…
(via Ford Mixology Lab)
Ralph Waldo Emerson (via Twitter / Modern_Drunkard)
The King Cole cocktail
Chicken breast suspended during distillation of Del Maguey’s “Pechuga” mescal.
Part of me suspects a bit of this was invented for the benefit of the journalist (a la that Sub Pop receptionist bamboozling the Times with fake grunge lingo), but there are some gems here. I particularly like “Jerry Thomas Jr.”
Tennessee Champagne: Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel, Dr. Enuf, Black-Strap (at Oak Bar)