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What's New in Spirits - Barrel to Bottle Tries the Latest Spirits

Last week it was new wines, this week it's new spirits. Pat once again overdid it and brought too many new items for us to sample.
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Dos Hombres Mezcal Virtual Tasting

The Whiskey Hotline is joined by Bryan Cranston for a tasting and discussion of Dos Hombres Mezcal.
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Mezcal Vago Virtual Tasting

The Whiskey Hotline is joined by mezcal expert Francisco Terrazas for a tasting of the varied offerings from Mezcal Vago.
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Mezcal Mondays: Mezcal 301

The difference between mezcal and other agave spirits. Maybe someone told you that all tequilas are mezcal but not all mezcals are tequila.
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Mezcal Mondays: Mezcal 201

How to read a mezcal label. If you’ve read that mezcal label closely, you’ve maybe seen words like “artesenal” and “ancestral.”
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Mezcal Mondays: Mezcal 101

The difference between tequila and mezcal. You’re a tequila fan and you’ve been hearing about its smoky cousin, mezcal?
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Binny's Home Bartender: Mezcal Negroni

We're mixing things up with this classic gin cocktail. Instead of gin, we're adding mezcal. It adds a smoky flavor that blends magically with the sweet and bitter flavors in the cocktail.
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Binny's Home Bartender: Mezcal Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned is a cocktail staple and has stayed the most consistent since its origin compared to other long-standing cocktails. The only slight change we've seen over the past 200 years or so is the popular switch from rye whiskey to bourbon. And now - Mezcal.
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Confessions of a Mixologist: Mother of Dragons

This one is a real fire breather. Sweet and smokey flavors engross your palate and your tongue is left with the heat from the chile vodka. Lucky for you the citrus saves the day with a cool touch. WARNING: You may have to limit yourself to one glass with this intense, but weirdly intriguing cocktail.
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Binny's Home Bartender: Humo Rosa

The Humo Rosa is an intricately mixed cocktail full of sweet and smokey flavors. The Mezcal, ginger liqueur and grenadine flow perfectly together to create an uniquely flavorful spring cocktail.
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