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Hard Seltzer Taste Test

It’s a hard seltzer taste test on the latest episode of The Mix!  Hard Seltzers have been taking the country by storm, with large brands like White Claw and Truly hitting liquor store and supermarket shelves around the USA.  Plus, microbreweries like Atlanta’s Scofflaw Brewing Co are getting into the seltzer game.  We’re taste-testing all of these to help you pick the perfect ones for that refreshing summer party you’re planning.  

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How does a copper mule mug make your drink taste better?   Why do some whiskeys taste smoother than others?  And how do you strain your cocktail if you don’t have a strainer?   On every episode of The Mix, host Julie Smith and mixologist Phil Armijo dig into mouthwatering drink recipes that you can make at home, all while digging into facts and answering questions about your favorite spirits.   Scroll down for recipes from each episode and share your cocktail photos with us by tagging us @atlantaeatstv and using #themixga. 

Meet Your Hosts

julie smith

Julie Smith is an Emmy award-winning television and radio host, voice actor, and former news reporter.

phil armijo

Phil is an accomplished film, commercial
& TV actor with over 20 years of bartender/mixology experience.

Recipes

Hard Seltzer Taste Test

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ru_oeCJzXSIIt’s a hard seltzer taste test on the latest episode of The Mix!  Hard Seltzers have been taking the country by storm, with large brands like White Claw and Truly hitting liquor store and supermarket shelves around the USA.  Plus, microbreweries like Atlanta’s Scofflaw Brewing Co are getting into the seltzer game.  We’re taste-testing all

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Ready To Drink Cocktails

https://youtu.be/W3r0e7sf5OU It’s our Summer Episode of the Mix and we’re exploring the best canned cocktails on the market. Join mixologist Phil Armijo and lifestyle expert Julie Smith as they step out of the bar and hang by the pool to take a look at the latest in work-free aperitifs. These summer forward drinks are exactly what you’ll

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Blueberry Mint Rye Lemonade

https://youtu.be/SB1SsFxlLmo Just in time for summer, it’s a Blueberry Mint Rye Lemonade recipe made with WhistlePig PiggyBack Rye. Mixologist Phil Armijo and host Julie Smith are downing these perfect for poolside-sipping cocktails in our latest episode. Julie shares some interesting facts about lemonade’s role in medieval history, while Phil gives facts about the history behind

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Spanish Gin & Tonic

https://youtu.be/F8GJvrOzOEA It’s a fresh Fords Gin Spanish Gin and Tonic recipe just in time for summer!  Mixologist Phil Armijo and host Julie Smith are ginning up some interesting facts about the classic spirit made from juniper berries.  Get a wine glass ready and your favorite aromatics to customize the drink yourself – or follow along

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Chili Lime Margarita

https://youtu.be/UQ9Af6Jo4NQ A Chili Lime Margarita recipe just in time for summer!  Get your salt and spices mixed, the rim of your glass ready and the lime squeezed – we’re making margaritas.  Host Julie Smith avoids the spicier stuff, but mixologist Phil Armijo is going to make her a perfectly balanced drink she’ll love.  Make sure

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Ruby Red Paloma

https://youtu.be/R9sOXjLBXS0 It’s a Ruby Red Paloma Recipe with Herradura Silver Tequila for Cinco De Mayo! Host Julie Smith is digging into a flight of Herradura from Mixologist Phil Armijo, and learning the subtle and not so subtle differences between Herradura’s silver, reposado, and Anejo tequilas. Then, they dig into a perfect-for-summer Ruby Red Paloma recipe

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Season One

Check out our first season of The Mix with hosts Steve Canal and Meggi Hetzel, where you can find lots of additional, delicious cocktail recipes that you can make at home.  And check this website every other Friday for the latest delicious recipes from The Mix.