August is Agave Month! Following July’s 80s month celebrating the Anniversary of Cocktail’s release, August is Agave Month. All month we’ll be learning more about the spirits of Mexico (and beyond) and reimagining classic cocktails using Agave spirits.

Agave Month

This month’s Agave focus will also be an opportunity for me to expand my knowledge – I know the basics but its a huge category so you can join me on my journey of discovery as we learn more about Agave as a plant as well as the spirits it produces.

Latest Industry News

The Spirits Business has released its list of the top 10 product launches in July 2018

  • Johnnie Walker Blue Label Ghost & Rare Port Ellen
  • Seedlip Grove 42
  • Mortlach Trio
  • Cooper & Kings Geography Bi-Continental Brandy
  • Grant’s Cask Editions
  • Don Julio Reposado Cask Edition
  • Discarded Vermouth
  • Chivas XV
  • The Irishman Founder’s Reserve – Caribbean Cask Finish
  • Famous Grouse Ruby Cask

This Week at BartenderHQ

  • Smoked Tequila Old Fashioned Cocktail

The Main Event – Agave Month

Check back this month for more Tequila, Mezcal and more – including interviews with Casa Agave and AquaRiva founder Cleo Rocos. We’ll also look at the different production methods of Tequila and Mezcal including the controversial Diffuser method and how it affects flavour in spirits.

We’re looking to work with any interested brands to raise awareness of Agave, Tequila and Mezcal too, so please feel free to reach out and get in touch.

As always, you can join us on Social Media and join the conversation with BartenderHQ

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