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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Other Words from mixology

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

Examples of mixology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The mixology lesson got Twitter talking and interested in more. Melissa Locker, Time, "Stanley Tucci Explaining His Negroni Recipe Has Entranced the Internet," 21 Apr. 2020 With live music, cooking and mixology segments filmed in his kitchen and backyard, Noonan is trying to do both. Jeremy Hallock, Dallas News, "3 Dallas bartenders share their ‘house secret’ cocktail recipes," 28 Apr. 2020 The two-day festival held by Land Rover consisted of a 15-acre off-road course and a plethora of activities, including rock climbing, mountain biking, yoga, axe-throwing, wine tasting and campsite mixology. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "4xFAR Festival: Anderson .Paak Pays Tribute to Mac Miller, Mark Ronson Closes Out the Weekend With a Bang," 21 Jan. 2020 Drinking in Mexico City covers the full spectrum: there’s a lot of high-brow dens focused on mixology alongside working-class drinking holes known as cantinas, with a few newcomers in the mid-range realm. Scarlett Lindeman, Condé Nast Traveler, "20 Best Bars in Mexico City," 27 Feb. 2018 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

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First Known Use of mixology

1872, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mixology was in 1872

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17 May 2020

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“Mixology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mixology. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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