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No. 42: March/April 2013

The Texas Issue


FEATURES

The Ultimate Texas Road Trip

An imbiber’s guide to Austin, San Antonio, Houston and Dallas.

WEB EXTRA: 15 top spots for coffee in Texas.
WEB EXTRA: A tour of Texas wine country.
WEB EXTRA: Where to find the best Margaritas in Texas.
WEB EXTRA: The roadtrip continues with our guide to some more off-the-beaten-path drinking spots across Texas.
BONUS RECIPE: Bee Sting
BONUS RECIPE: Blueberry Drinking Vinegar
BONUS RECIPE: Fernet Me Not
BONUS RECIPE: Oaxaca Mule
BONUS RECIPE: Occam’s Razor
BONUS RECIPE: Peche Milshake

BONUS RECIPE: Pickpocket Soda
BONUS RECIPE: Ranger Smash
BONUS RECIPE: The Southtown
BONUS RECIPE: Trenchtown Fizz
BONUS RECIPE: Witchy Woman

 

Whiskey River READ»
A new local spirit flows, thanks to a growing posse of Texas distillers.

 

Big in Texas READ»
After fits and starts, the Lone Star State’s craft beer scene is coming on strong.

 

Texas Terroir
Five reasons to open your mind to Lone Star wine.
WEB EXTRA: Exploring the Texas wine scene.
WEB EXTRA: A tour of Texas wine trails.

 

The New Texas Tea
Specialty coffee has finally found a home on the range.
WEB EXTRA: 15 top spots for coffee in Texas.
WEB EXTRA: Our favorite Texas-roasted coffees.

 

DEPARTMENTS

Uncorked A Texas hard cider, eight great twists on the Margarita, Texas Tempranillo, and a Q&A with Austin barbecue whisperer Aaron Franklin.
WEB EXTRA: Where to find the best Margaritas in Texas.

 

Old Fashioned David Wondrich on the curious origins of the Texas Gin Fizz.  READ»

 

Taste-Test Tasting through some of Texas’s top distillates.
WEB EXTRA: We round up even more Texas spirits worth trying.

 

Gear Take the party to the parking lot with our tailgate-ready pick.
WEB EXTRA: Our favorite food and drink tailgating recipes.

Elements Texas red grapefruit is a point of pride in Lone Star cocktails. READ »
BONUS RECIPE: Grapefruit Cordial
BONUS RECIPE: Grapefruit Margarita
BONUS RECIPE: Grapefruit Soda
BONUS RECIPE: Broken Flower Cocktail
BONUS RECIPE: Spring Awakening Cocktail

Characters Houston bar owner Bobby Heugel wants you to think about your drink.

 

Mix It Up Spicing things up Texas-style with homemade habanero hot sauce.
BONUS RECIPE: Pinche Mary Mix
BONUS RECIPE: The Rusty Coa

Cravings A complex Texas chili calls on coffee, beer and chocolate.
BONUS RECIPE: Ruby Red Sweet Rolls

Quench In Texas, tacos and craft brews go hand in hand.


RECIPES

Cocktails Texas Margarita, Margarita Fizz, Mango-Habanero Margarita, Cucumber Margarita, Trial Margarita, Margarita La Condesa, Nuestra Margarita, Eternal Flame, Texas Fizz, The Rio Star Fizz, The Preamble, Perrito de Sal, Port of Havana, Jalisco Collins, The Missionary, Rubus Swizzle, Betty Whizzle, Odd Pal, The Mexican Monk

 

Cravings Habanero Hot Sauce,  The Homesick Texan’s Seven-Chile Texas Chili