“Mixology might not be rocket science, but at The Alley Light in Charlottesville, Virginia, science is behind every concoction. Micah LeMon, a chemist and biomedical research hopeful turned bar manager at the James Beard Award-nominated restaurant, approached drinks like balancing a chemical equation. Twenty years after pouring his first drink, LeMon sees to the day-to-day operation, plans new drinks, and collects the latest ingredients foraged by “Digger Jay.””
Pick up a copy of Issue 4 of Okra. magazine to read the full story.