Spirits of Mexico: Everything You Need to Know About Tequila & Mezcal with Leonard Lopp
Shy of hopping on a flight south of the border, there are only a handful of individuals we’d trust to take us on a journey into agave-based spirits.
And since you didn’t bring your passports, we’ve opted for a more local approach.
Meet Leonard Lopp, a 20-year Detroit bar industry legend known for his decades worth of shaking, curating, and operating cocktail programs around the city.
Dig into the ancient Mexican fermentation and distillation process with Leonard, learn about how agave becomes a spirit, and finally understand the actual difference between tequila and mezcal. Develop your skills for tasting and appreciating these fine spirits as Leonard shares his insights on identifying subtle flavors and nuances, enhancing your appreciation for these time-honored beverages in the process.