12:30pm Tuesday, February 12
Mezcal: A Love Story
Join us as we traverse the rich, and lesser known world of Mezcal!
While many may know Mezcal as the smokier cousin of Tequila; appearing for the first time ever in Seattle, a world class panel of experts to share their respective knowledge, background, and stories, to present to the consumer a well-rounded idea of this mysterious and wonderful Mexican spirit.
In this two hour seminar & tasting, we will be given history lessons from the experts; distillation processes from the owners, and personal accounts from the best in the business about why fell in love with Mezcal, and what drove them to pursue that passion.
Whether you’ve never tried Mezcal or you’re obsessed with everything Mezcal; attendees will benefit greatly from this experience and gain a deeper appreciation for this often misrepresented and amazing spirit.
Ryan Fitzgerald, Del Maguey Single Village Mezcals
Stephen Meyers, Ilegal Mezcal
Jon Smolensky, Los Siete Misterios Mezcal
Eduardo Belaunzaran, Wahaka Mezcal
Spike Mafford, Photographer and expert on Oaxacan & Mezcal Culture
Mike Ryan, Prolific Chicago Bartender & Educator
Featured Brands in the Tasting:
Del Maguey Single Village Mezcals
Los Siete Misterios Mezcal
El Jolgorio Mezcal
Pierde Almas Mezcal
Los Amantes Mezcal
La Nina Del Edan Mezcal
Agave De Cortes Mezcal
El Zacatecano Mezcal
Mezcal tasting: 4pm-7pm
$40 for the seminar
$20 for the tasting
$50 for both the tasting & the seminar