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Cynar Julep

This bitters and rum based riff on the Mint Julep was created by Brad Bolt of the late, great Chicago institution Bar…

Michelada

The Michelada is everywhere in Mexico. And, everywhere in Mexico there is a different opinion on how the drink should be made.…

Cucumber Agua Fresca

Spanish for “fresh waters,” agua fresca is ubiquitous in Mexico and much of Central America. Commonly sold by street vendors, aqua fresca…

Firing Squad (Baker)

Charles H. Baker found this drink (originally called “Mexican Firing Squad”) at the La Cucaracha Bar in Mexico City during his travels…

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Chile

Chile has a long history of wine production. It all began in the 16th Century when Spanish conquistadors introduced wine grapes and…

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Dry Vermouth

Dry Vermouths vary by distiller, but some common tastes, such as the signature wormwood, can be found in most. Orange peels, sweet caramel, bitterness, forest herbs, and a little bit of saline can be tasted in most. French, dry vermouths are marked by an added bitterness.