Mezcal, tequila’s lesser-known cousin, is making waves in the beverage industry as of late. Known for its smoky flavour profile, why not enjoy a tipple or two this London Mezcal Week (10th-16th September) with the following offerings from our clients here at Sauce Communications:
Enjoy the world’s first bottled, ready-to-drink mezcal drink with Longflint
QuiQuiRiQui mezcal provides the complex smoky base to Longflint’s Grapefruit, Sour Cherry and Mezcal Paloma. Blended with a cold pressed grapefruit juice and their thyme and rosemary vodka maceration, it has an almost sherbet like flavour with lovely citrus notes.
Head to The Lost Alpaca for a fiery Mexican Mezcal!
The Lost Alpaca, the new bar at FLORAL by Lima is serving up its signature Lima Negroni (£9.50) this Mezcal Week. The cocktail, made with bozal mezcal, campari, cynar, dolin sweet vermouth will celebrate the Mexican spirit in a location that flies the flag for all things Latin America. The 30-cover basement venue in Covent Garden is a great setting in which to relax and enjoy an innovative cocktail menu, Peruvian bar snacks, and an easy-going vibe accompanied by Latin American soundtracks. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy this Mezcal Week! www.lostalpaca.com
When it comes to celebrating Mezcal Week the bar at Ella Canta is a very good place to start! A destination in its own right, the bar is stocked with a rare selection of carefully-sourced mezcals, alongside signature cocktails entitled Mexico’s Gifts to the World. Innovative mezcal-based concoctions include La Niña Fresa, with vanilla-infused Peloton de la Muerte Mezcal, Di Saronno liqueur, Cocchi Barolo Chinato, lime, agave syrup and Tepache burdock bitters and Nahuani’s Star with Nuestra Soledad Ejutla Mezcal, ginger liqueur, Suze liqueur, lemon, aloe vera, guava purée, rose syrup and activated charcoal.