The Cocktail Lovers Magazine Issue 48



Bigging up agave spirits- new podcast!

ByThe Cocktail Lovers


with special guest Jesse Estes

Before we get started, please accept our apologies: there are some shocking pronunciations coming up. But what we lack in Mexican fluency, we certainly make up for in passion for the spirits the country produces.

In this episode we open two bottles of tequila, Avíon Silver and Patrón Extra Añejo; get all scholarly delving into The Essential Tequila & Mezcal Companion – How to select, collect & Savor Agave Spirits by Tess Rose Lampert and taste an amazing array of mezcals and agave-based cocktails at the fabulous Mexican-inspired bar The Mezcalaria at Kol.

Listen to our new episode on your favourite podcast channel or direct right here…

As for our guest, we’re thrilled to be joined by the incredible Jesse Estes, global brand ambassador at Ocho tequila. Here he shares his passion for all things agave, respect for his late father Tomas and the upcoming launch of The Tequila Ambassador V.O., containing personal stories from Tomas’s journals, interviews he conducted with industry experts and everything you wanted to know about all things agave. One for agave fans and newbies alike.

In this episode…

We’re mixing…

Tommy’s Margarita

60ml tequila (we used Olmeca Altos)
30ml freshly-squeezed lime juice
15ml agave nectar
Lime wedge to garnish
Salt rim (optional)

Rim the edge of a Rocks glass with salt if using. Combine ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into your Rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Try it at Tommy’s Mexican Restaurant, San Francisco

Talking with Jesse Estes

Welcome to our special guest, Jesse Estes, global brand ambassador at Ocho tequila

Opening up…



Dropping into…

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