Cocktail star from Mexico City brings spirits to Happy Hour

Jose Luis Leon is the bar manager of Licorería Limantour in Mexico City. (Courtesy photo)

George’s Level2 has been hosting semi-regular Happy Hour guest mixologist events for sometime now, but on Monday, they’re bringing a big shaker to town.

Jose Luis Leon is a star in the bar scene of Mexico City. For the past five years he has been the manager of Licorería Limantour, a Mexico City bar that has a cocktail program that was recognized as one of the world’s top 50 bars.

His specialty? Leon “fuses historical flavors with new age ingredients and techniques.” - winning combinations that have earned him various cocktail competition wins, and a chance to represent Mexico in 2015 in the Diplomatico World Tournament.

Check out what Leon mixes up when he partners with the Level2 team from 5:30-9:30 p.m. on Monday night.

George’s Level2: 1250 Prospect St., La Jolla,