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

Examples of mixology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bartenders at waterfront establishments stretching from Wyandotte to Detroit will be putting their mixology skills to the test Friday during the DETROIT RIVER COCKTAIL SHOWDOWN. Greg Crawford, Freep.com, "Detroit's Top 10: Cool things to do this weekend, including Carrie Underwood, 'Terminator: Dark Fate'," 30 Oct. 2019 Alternative: Nobody else has that punch concept, but go to Japp's for more of Molly Wellmann's mixology. Polly Campbell, Cincinnati.com, "Cincinnati restaurants that said goodbye in 2019," 8 Jan. 2020 The Time Out bars feature cocktail recipes from Billy Sunday, Flora Fauna, Arbella and other places known for mixology. Phil Vettel, chicagotribune.com, "First look: What to know about Time Out Market, opening Thursday in Chicago’s Fulton Market," 20 Nov. 2019 Hopefully this will also mean an end to the mixology stunts. Lou Bustamante, SFChronicle.com, "The craft cocktail revolution is over. Where does it go from here?," 8 Nov. 2019 Lunch service was eliminated and the mixology program was overhauled and strengthened, most notably in the hiring of former George’s at the Cove’s star bar director, Stephen Kurpinsky. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Trust, Fort Oak owners to open a Hillcrest steakhouse, convert Brooklyn Girl into a bakery, Italian eatery," 24 Aug. 2019 With rooms or villas as accommodations, and a range of classes that guests can sign up for (golf, fishing, photography, and even mixology are all offered), your wedding guests are sure to more than enjoy their stay. Vogue, "From Amal Clooney’s Palazzo to Chrissy Teigen’s Villa—13 Stunning Celebrity Wedding Venues That You Can Rent," 5 July 2019 Try more than 40 rums, interact with guest speakers, check out brand seminars and mixology demos, or stop by local artist booths. Grace Wong, chicagotribune.com, "5 things to eat, drink, do this weekend," 12 Apr. 2018 Pro tip: arrange for an in-residence cooking class like the art of mixology or pasta-making for a special night-in. Agatha French, Orange County Register, "Lake Tahoe: The jewel of the Sierras shines bright," 21 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of mixology

1872, in the meaning defined above

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“Mixology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mixology. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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