Ah, mezcal – tequila’s smoky sister. Mezcal is derived from various types of agave and is known for its smoky flavor. It’s just something you must drink when you visit Mexico City. You’ll find extensive mezcal collections and incredible mezcal cocktails throughout the bars here, and I enjoyed drinking my way through as many of them as I could on a recent visit. You dont want to miss these mezcal cocktails when… Read More
Noelle Chun is a San Francisco-based journalist and photographer specializing in food and cocktails. Her work has been featured in Newsweek, The Guardian and the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Here, she shares her favorite cocktail bars in San Francisco. In the early 2000s, San Francisco became one of the cradles of the modern cocktail movement, shaking up fresh juices instead of the sticky mixers we’d become accustomed to in previous decades. Today, San Francisco… Read More
Flying this week? Try your hand at inflight bartending with our drink cart cocktail recipes and you might even make a friend or two along the way. Erik Chapman, barman and distiller at Seattle’s Sun Liquor, which produces the premium gin, rum and vodka served onboard Alaska Airlines flights, suggests this make-your-own holiday punch. “When you say ‘holiday cocktail,’ I immediately think rum and cranberry with ginger,” says Chapman. “And you can… Read More
You don’t need a copper mug to enjoy this onboard twist on the popular Moscow Mule. This crowd-pleasing drink (and its accompanying at-home recipe) is shared by Erik Chapman, barman and distiller at Seattle’s Sun Liquor Distillery, a small, local business which produces the premium gin, rum and vodka served onboard Alaska Airlines flights.
Today is National Relaxation Day – a unique holiday that pays respect to everything that makes summer so special. From lounging on the beach to grilling burgers in your backyard (or enjoying a complimentary inflight cocktail on Alaska Airlines), there are countless ways to enjoy the day your own way. To celebrate, we’re offering all passengers 21 and older a complimentary beer, wine or cocktail on all Alaska Airlines flights Friday, Aug…. Read More
You don’t have to be at cruising altitude on “#TravelTuesday” to enjoy one of our favorite onboard cocktails. This refreshing take on a classic gin-orange buck (an old name for a cocktail with ginger) is shared by Erik Chapman, barman at Seattle’s Sun Liquor Distillery, a small, local business which produces the premium gin, rum and vodka served onboard Alaska Airlines flights. Flying today? Ask for orange juice and ginger ale with… Read More