Tipple Tuesday: Mayan Mule

Tipple Tuesday: Mayan Mule

Put down your tacos and skip the transformation photos. Have a drink instead. The Mayan Mule is a variation on the Moscow Mule. Instead of the flavorless vodka, we use Reposado tequila, which has a nice balanced of agave and wood. This cuts the lime and ginger beer, making a balanced drink. For making crushed ice, I highly recommend the Neat Ice Kit by Studio Neat. (Thanks for ours, Sean!) It is the best way to make perfectly clear ice at home. It contains an ice mold, wooden muddler, steel chisel,…

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A Year Of Kombucha Experiments

A Year of Kombucha Experiments

Here are my notes from a year of experimentation with making, flavoring, and drinking kombucha. If you haven't heard of kombucha, you'd better get to searchin'. Tea types Regular black tea This is the first base I tried. It makes your standard, run-of-the-mill kombucha. This is also what keeps the SCOBY happy with the nutrients it needs. Creme Maurice Creme Maurice is a fine broken-leaf tea with strong vanilla notes, which come out in the final product. This is my favorite base tea so far. Irish Breakfast While I can immediately tell the…

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