mixology

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

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Cocktails and Canapes: Drinks like beer, wine, cocktails or kombuchas are paired with small bites during events such as a cocktail bar crawl or mixology class. Grace Wong, chicagotribune.com, "Chicago Food Bowl — a celebration of the city’s dining culture — back for its second year," 19 June 2019 Where to drink Arabic coffee is to Doha what mixology cocktails are to Manhattan—especially given that the city is mostly dry (save for the hotel bars). Jenna Scatena, Condé Nast Traveler, "Why Doha Is Much More Than a Stopover Destination," 4 June 2019 Open now and comprised of 25 indoor bar stools and 18 outdoor seats (the architectural details were done by the studio First Third), Gemelli pairs homemade Italian fare with a strong mixology program. Vanessa Lawrence, ELLE Decor, "Lorraine Kirke's Wild, Futurisitic Restaurant Opens in Bushwick," 3 June 2019 His work is less a delicate flourish of mixology and more like grinding flour in a mill. Dakota Kim, Sunset, "How to Mix the Bounty of Nature into the Wildest Cocktails Ever," 22 Jan. 2018 Fun all summer, the funky hotel hosts Jamaica-Rama, chockablock with mixology classes with the bartenders and lunch with the affable goats who call the hotel home. Melanie Reffes, USA TODAY, "Summer on sale in the Caribbean: Stay at luxurious resorts at a huge discount," 11 June 2019 As others focused on mixology and wine sommelier apprenticeships, Jammal was all about tea. Stephanie Cain, Fortune, "Meet a Tea Sommelier: She’ll Tell You You’re Most Likely Drinking Your Tea Wrong," 8 June 2019 Have drink recipes on hand for inspiration, or have a bartender available to help as needed and to share a few mixology tricks. Heather Hall, Harper's BAZAAR, "10 Bridal Shower Game Ideas You Won't Hate Playing," 5 June 2019 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

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First Known Use of mixology

1872, in the meaning defined above

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