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Archive for June 2015

Mixologist of the Month: Jacyara de Oliveira

June 15, 2015

Our Mixologist of the Month is Jacyara de Oliveira, bar manager at Sportman’s Club in Chicago.  Here’s our interview. 1. What’s your story? How did you get interested in cocktails? I spent some time traveling in Brazil around the age of 19. My father is from Belo Horizonte and his entire family lives in Brazil. I realized that while I had visited, I’d never spent much time there. I helped out …Read More >

El Presidente Daiquiri – a new twist on an old classic

June 3, 2015

When you think of popular rum cocktails, Mojitos, Daiquiris and Cuba Libres probably come to mind. Or maybe you would consider the endless number of tiki drinks that have been created and popularized over the years to be the cocktails that define the category. For a growing number of craft cocktail enthusiasts, however, the El Presidente might be right at the top of the list. This unique drink was created …Read More >