Whether It’s Valentine’s Day or Galentine’s Day, Try These Cocktail Recipes + Spirits Gifts Plus Something Special.

I have two cocktail recipes and a suggested scotch whisky to gift your scotch-loving friends in this post!


Oaxacan Beet Negroni


  • Ingredients:

o   1 oz. Beet-infused Mezcal El Silencio Espadin*

o   1 oz. Carpano Antica Formula Vermouth

o   1 oz. Campari

  • Method: 
  • Stir with ice,
  • Strain and served in a rocks glass with an orange peel.


  • *To make beet-infused El Silencio Espadin

o   9 Beets (rough chopped)

o   1 bottle ES Espadin (750 ml)

o   Combine ingredients and let sit for 48 hours. Fine strain and bottle.


Daiquiri Noir

( I LOVE this presentation of a daiquiri! )



  • Ingredients:

o   2 oz. Mezcal El Silencio Espadin with Activated Charcoal*

o   .75 oz. Agave Nectar

o   1 oz. Fresh Lime Juice

o   1 Jalapeño Slice

  • Method:
  • Combine all ingredients and muddle jalapeño slice.
  • Shake with ice and strain into a cocktail glass over ice.


  • *El Silencio Espadin w/Activated Charcoal

o   1 oz. of charcoal

o   1 bottle ES Espadin (750 ml)

o   Rest ingredients together in a bucket and then strain and pour back into the bottle.

Here’s a unique collaboration that El Silencio Mezcal participated in — JEWELRY!

Mezcal El Silencio recently collaborated with high fashion label Sanchez-Kane for a limited-edition silver ring engraved “mezcal tears,” for the tears from our Goddess Mayahuel, available online now for $95.

Tears from our Goddess Mayahuel
925 Silver Ring engraved with “Mezcal Tears”,
Made in Mexico in collaboration with local fashion brand, Sanchez-Kane.

Extremely limited piece, please inquire via “Contact Us” link for sizing.

For additional ring size help, Click Here.


The Glenrothes

This Valentine’s Day, avoid mulling over the perfect gift for weeks on end. Let The Glenrothes save the day. To show them you really care, gift a bottle of The Whisky Makers Cut– matured only in first fill sherry seasoned oak casks, bottled at natural color at a strength selected by the Master Whisky Maker.
Enjoy the creamy vanilla, orange peel and nutmeg tasting notes.SRP $75


Or show them you really really care  (about them)  with The Glenrothes 25-Year-Old.
This expression delivers heady notes with a character defined by salted caramel, mango and coriander seeds.
SRP $500
 No matter which whisky from The Glenrothes you choose, you  will be giving the recipient something GREAT!


Stevie Wilson,

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