Episode 154 - Molecular Mixology with Calsin Hoyle


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In this conversation with Calsin Hoyle of Molecular Food and Cocktails, some of the topics we discuss include:

  • Calsin’s journey from Nairobi, Kenya, to Neuroscience labs in the DC area, to a budding cocktail and dessert company.
  • What molecular mixology actually IS and which techniques and ingredients normally fall under this umbrella category.
  • The magic of spherification and how gelling compounds can add depth and complexity to your favorite cocktail.
  • How Calsin pivoted from events to DIY cocktail science kits in the wake of the Coronavirus health crisis
  • Which DIY cocktail kits have launched so far, as well as which drink experiments are on the horizon
  • Advice for staging cocktail pictures as beautiful as the ones on Calsin’s Instagram page.
  • How to prepare for your next boozy, flavorful vacation in Zanzibar
  • And much, much more

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