mix·​ol·​o·​gy | \mik-ˈsä-lə-jē \

Definition of mixology 

: the art or skill of preparing mixed drinks

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mixologist \ -​jist \ noun

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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 Our mixology and barista class are two of the most popular activities…and many friendships begin with a conversation over a beverage. Lindsay Silberman, Town & Country, "The Best Room At...Andaz Costa Rica," 14 June 2018 Little Green Devil, Pasta Moon Chef-owner Kim Levin’s Italian cuisine entices many to this mainstay in downtown Half Moon Bay, and head bartender Maynor Yoc shows equal artistry in mixology. Jeanne Cooper, SFChronicle.com, "Where to watch the sunset with a cocktail around Half Moon Bay," 11 July 2018 Tastings will take place in Barn 8, the farm's restaurant, with classes for beginners, experts and those interested in mixology, Argo said. Bailey Loosemore, The Courier-Journal, "21c owners hope to save historic horse farm by luring bourbon tourists," 25 June 2018 During its Mango Madness Festival, guests experience interactive classes on cooking and mixology, a five-course mango-themed dinner and many other opportunities to taste the exotic flavors of different mango varieties. New York Times, "5 Getaways With Local Food Festivals That Are Worth the Trip," 13 June 2018 Pre-purchase $21-$29 tickets or upgrade to a mixology class ($60), a food pairing ($90) or a pairing followed by the opportunity to blend and bottle your own whiskey souvenir ($178). Tara Nurin, Philly.com, "In Dublin, a story of whiskey is more than just one night at the pub," 8 June 2018 Or visit the new oyster bar at Les Sablons (2 Bennett St.) across the street for lobster rolls and cocktails courtesy mixology maven Jackson Cannon (The Hawthorne). Kara Baskin, BostonGlobe.com, "8 great summer dates," 6 June 2018 Loads of mixology classes have popped up around town recently to teach home bartenders how to properly stir, shake and swizzle. Lisa Futterman, chicagotribune.com, "Stir, shake, swizzle like the pros to create cocktails at home. There's a class for that," 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of mixology

1872, in the meaning defined above

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