David Cid – Azúcar y Limón

On his last visit to Miami, 2 Ounces had the opportunity to talk with David Cid, Master of Rums at Bacardi, about his side project: a podcast and video series called Azucár y Limon, co-founded with Darnell Holguin and Elisa Lopez. Read more about his new venture below.

Alexa Iacovelli – Encantadora Mexican Spirits

More than any other major US city, Miami could best be described as ‘the little engine that could,’ in terms of its mega-watt growth over the last few decades. No doubt this is due in large part to the trailblazing entrepreneurs and visionaries who set their sights on the heart of the Magic City. One such visionary would be none other than Miami native Alexa Iacovelli, who is set to launch her new ‘Encantadora’ brand of Mexican Spirits on February 8th, 2020.

Young Spiritpreneurs: Chris And JD, Misunderstood Whiskey

Best friends Chris Buglisi and JD Recobs grew up together in New Jersey. They later shared a passion for whiskey, creating their own mixes, blends, and cocktails in their respective kitchens, often with unorthodox ingredients like tomatoes and avocados. Five years later, they hit upon the magic ingredient their whiskey was missing: ginger.