The “weekend drinking industry” is a phenomenon that is growing rapidly around the world. Mexico is not far behind and more and more establishments offer carefully designed options to enjoy drinking experiences.
Bartenders and mixologists are passionate about the world of drinks, from the selection of ingredients, the search for flavors, harmonizing the spirits, creating the montages and decorations or even thinking about the pairing, the design behind each drink can take a lot time, trials and effort.
A part of the taste and personality of the creator should be reflected in a cocktail, so it is important to recognize the enormous work that is carried out.
The grace with which each movement is executed behind the bar is an important part of the cocktail ritual, the experience of contemplating the way your drink is made is almost magical.
San Miguel de Allende has become a meeting point for culture, gastronomy and tourism, thanks to this, it is possible to find all kinds of culinary offers, including signature cocktails.
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Guanajuato was the state chosen to carry out Barra México, the largest Bar Show in Latin America, specifically, San Miguel de Allende was home to this great event last August.
But the liquid culture did not stay within the event, the activities reached the best spots in the city, with tastings, talks, pairings and many other events.
One of the most anticipated events was the guest bartending by Mica Rosseau and Raquel Ramos at the Roagi bar, a bar located inside the Dôce 18 Concept House.
In the heart of San Miguel de Allende is this legendary Casa Cohen, which uses its spaces to house the best options for design, gastronomy, art and hospitality.
Photo: IG @ doce18concepthouse
Roagi is a bar that combines the mixture of cultures and sensations that coexist in the beautiful city, with a bar in the center of the room it is possible to see everything that happens while the skilled bartenders prepare the drinks.
Mica Rosseau, whose new project in CDMX called Casa Prunes has revolutionized the experience of having a cocktail, and Miguel Prado were in charge of preparing four drinks during their visit to Roagi.
Made with Mexican whiskey, Jilo-té is a blend infused with chamomile, agave syrup, lemon and bitters that results in a balanced and easy to drink drink.
In addition to its Naked and Famous and Ágata cocktails, both with a mezcal base, Carajillo Nixta is a great surprise, a combination of corn liquor and espresso coffee that highlights the toasted notes of corn.
Raquel Ramos and Daphne Rouco presented the wonderful Grape Dirty Martini, a variation of a classic in which they integrated pickled grapes, their brine, dry vermouth and gin.
Another favorite was the Blue Angel recipe, which is made with gin, dry vermouth, orange liqueur, citrus cordial and topped with yellow lemon corvette and Prosecco.
If you visit San Miguel de Allende, be sure to visit this place, the bartenders of the house with masters of cocktails and you will surely leave more than satisfied.
Source: El Universal