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Lanee Lee

Mexico’s “Tequila Trail” – A How-to Guide for Visiting Tequila Country
6 years ago

Mexico’s “Tequila Trail” – A How-to Guide for Visiting Tequila Country

Like France’s cognac region or Kentucky’s bourbon route, Mexico also has its own ‘spirited’ area to discover the heritage, heart, and hard work behind the art of tequila-making.

La Ruta …
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3 Classic Tequila Cocktail Recipes You Need to Know By Heart
6 years ago

3 Classic Tequila Cocktail Recipes You Need to Know By Heart

The Margarita. The Sangrita. The Paloma.

Whether you love tequila or not, you probably know these drinks. But could you make them on the spot, by heart? We tapped a …
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Tiki Expert Paul McGee’s 3 Ways to Shake Up Your Swizzle
7 years ago

Tiki Expert Paul McGee’s 3 Ways to Shake Up Your Swizzle

The swizzle—an 18th-century cocktail—is a timeless summertime sipper…

No one knows for sure exactly when the swizzle was invented. However, the first mention in print is in the 1788 book …
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5 Ways You’re Probably Messing Up Your Mojito
7 years ago

5 Ways You’re Probably Messing Up Your Mojito

Rum, lime, simple syrup, mint. Keep it simple and you’ll realize what makes this drink a classic.

The mojito— a quintessential summertime Cuban cocktail—comes from the African word ‘mojo’, which …
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Pulque’s Comeback: 5 Best Pulquerias in Mexico City
7 years ago

Pulque’s Comeback: 5 Best Pulquerias in Mexico City

The Younger Generation Reclaims its Drinking History

Made from the fermented sap of agave—the same ingredient that tequila and mezcal are distilled from—pulque (said POOL-kay) dates back to when the …
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