Episode 017 - cocktails+craft
In this episode, cocktails+craft Co-Founder and CEO Stephanie and I cover a wide range of topics, including:
- The origin story of cocktails+craft
- Apartment friendly cocktail storage techniques
- Tasting notes for new Mezcals and Jalapeno Moonshine
- The common thread that runs through cocktails, crafts, and curated spaces
- And much, much more
Please do follow cocktails+craft on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, especially if you live in the DC area. They’re always running super cool events with different crafts and cocktails, and I guarantee you’ll have a great time.
If you want to see the tables turned, Stephanie interviewed Eric for the creative crush series on the cocktails+craft blog.
Spirits we Tasted
Joven (HO-ven) = unaged
Reposado = aged
Chacho - Jalapeno infused moonshine
I've realized recently that I'm a "boozy" cocktail drinker. My favorite cocktail right now is a Mezcal Negroni
I think I'm a Scotch person! And Mezcal is a close second because they share some of the same flavor profiles.
If you could have a cocktail with any person, past or present...
An Old Fashioned with Etta James at Smalls Jazz Club in New York.
Cocktail Book Recommendations
Advice for New Home Bartenders
The 2:1:1 ratio is important. (2 parts spirit, 1 part sweet, 1 part sour). You can make a lot of great experiments if you use that ratio as a starting point.