El Camino Del Pensador
Tue 11th September 13:00 - 15:00 @ Cocktail Trading Co
"A taste of our journey though Oaxaca" - Talk and tasting event with samples and descriptions of several mezcals and uncertified destilados which the boys from Pensador found on their own journey. The event will also include an agave quiz with solid and liquid prizes!!
GEEKS GUIDE TO AGAVE with ivan saldana/montelobos and phil bayly
Tuesday 11th September 13:00 - 16:00 @ Queen of Hoxton, Hoxton
We have two of the best people on hand to delve right into the complex heart of the Agave plant and explain how and why it does the magical things it does. Ivan Saldana, a world renown agave expert got into distilling via plant biology and now owns Montelobos Mezcal, he holds a Ph.D from our very own University of Sussex on this subject so get your geek hats on and ask away. Also fielding the evening is agave guru Phil Bayly, newly appointed by the Mexican government as the official Global Ambassador of Mezcal…..enough said.
#Tasting tuesday @ little bat
Tuesday 11th September 17:00 - 21:00 @ Little Bat, Islington
Join London Mezcal Week and Little Bat as we explore some of the UK's best mezcals. The evening will offer special cocktails from the #TastingTuesday menu available from 5pm with a full agave tasting to follow. Agave experts will walk you through the production, varieties and history of mezcal while offering samples of 3-4 different agave spirits. The session will finish around 9pm where the party will be moved to the main bar and guests can sip away to their hearts content.