Lost Thym, a mezcal thyme flip

Lost Thym, a mezcal thyme flip

 Some of the best creations happen when you least expect it. One of the joys of bartending is experimenting with different flavors to create something new. After being given a bottle of Bigallet Thym liqueur I became intrigued about what I would mix it with. Thym is an unaged liqueur made by Bigallet France, crafted from slow maceration and distillation of botanicals. In 1872, Felix Bigallet, started the company by creating Bitters, Amer and Quinquina in the Rhône-Alpes. In a stroke of…

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Rebecca Davis in 7 Questions – AUTHOR PROFILE

Rebecca Davis in 7 Questions – AUTHOR PROFILE

Rebecca Davis has been contributing to justcocktails.org since its inception. Davis works with Sovereign Wine & Spirits in Calgary, Alberta. Here is Rebecca in 7 questions. What was the first well made cocktail you recall loving?  I visited Cuba for two weeks when I was 19. I spent a couple days in Havana and while sitting at a small bar in the city, I ordered a Mojito. After a culture of sour-mix and high-balls ruined my young…

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18 Profound Insights, from Female Bartenders

18 Profound Insights, from Female Bartenders

What’s the most profound thing you’ve learned about yourself, or others, as a bartender? After taking a look at most bartender lists one thing became clear. They were dominated by headlines like, ’30 Reasons Why Your Bartender Hates You’. We want to focus on the positives in our industry. Bartenders create temporary interactions from which we hopefully yield a happy visitor, sometimes a new favorite guest haunt, if not friendships that extend beyond our venues….

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