mix·​ol·​o·​gy | \ mik-ˈsä-lə-jē How to pronounce mixology (audio) \

Definition of mixology

: the art or skill of preparing mixed drinks

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mixologist \ -​jist How to pronounce mixologist (audio) \ noun

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American cocktail drinkers seem more interested in whiskey, tequila and complex mixology than gin. Stephen Wilmot, WSJ, "The Investment Question to Ask at Your Local Bar," 24 Jan. 2019 At Apothéke Academy in Chinatown, learn the art of mixology: explore pairing alcohols with different types of herbs and ingredients. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "The Best Cooking and Baking Classes in New York City," 18 Oct. 2018 Don't expect upscale mixology, but there are solid takes on classics, like margaritas and daiquiris. Laura Ratliff, Condé Nast Traveler, "5 Best Day Trips from Dubai," 4 Mar. 2018 The décor channels the glamour of London in the ‘40s, at the height of cocktail culture’s heyday, before mixology was a thing. Melinda Joe, Condé Nast Traveler, "20 Best Bars in Tokyo," 27 Feb. 2018 There are few places right off of Broadway that focus on mixology and serve great drinks; the Southern is one of them. Kristin Luna, Condé Nast Traveler, "14 Best Bars in Nashville," 27 Feb. 2018 There’s a gorgeous and indulgent mixology menu, but the charming bartenders are also happy to mix up something unique just for you. Todd Plummer, Vogue, "Denver’s Coolest Bars, Restaurants, and Shops Are All in This One Neighborhood," 6 Nov. 2018 Wine tastings, cooking events, mixology creations and magical dining experiences all maximize Hawaii’s natural bounty. The Seattle Times, "Winter getaway: Stay and play in Kaanapali, Maui," 15 Aug. 2018 Inside the shop, amidst marble floors and murals of the French countryside, oak shelves boast craft liquors, cocktail books, and barware to inspire at-home mixology. Marie Salcido, Sunset, "We’re Crushing on This Art Nouveau-Style Speakeasy," 22 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of mixology

1872, in the meaning defined above

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