Agave Talks with Ulises Martinez
Monday, December 17
6:30-8:30pm @ Mi Tocaya
Join Ulises Martinez on Monday, December 17 for our newest monthly series “Agave Talks.” Each month Ulises and our featured guests from the Chicago bartending community will be discussing various topics related to agave including sustainability, agave varietals and its growing popularity in the American cocktail scene. Agave Talks is an open forum discussion where guests are welcome to ask questions and learn more about these beautiful expressions. In a time where agave is highly coveted we must remain diligent to keep honoring the spirit and culture of Mexico alive.
Each $35 ticket includes two cocktails, an agave expression and snacks.
December’s Guest Bartenders
Annie DeKanter, bartender at Cindy’s Rooftop & Tromba Tequila Ambassador
Emily DeKanter, bartender at Aba & Mezcales de Leyenda Mezcal Ambassador
December’s Topic - Agave 101
We will be introducing agave distillates in a way to incorporate Mexico’s terroir as well as explaining the six well known agave spirits and lesser known spirits. This will introduce you to the world of Mexico’s best hidden spirits, and the beautiful folk tales where Vinos de Mezcal originated. Joining us for our first talk is Annie DeKanter and Emily DeKanter, bartending extraordinaries and brand ambassadors to exceptional agave companies. Ulises, Emily and Annie will each be making a cocktail and explaining how it showcases Mexico and it’s flavors.