Mezcal

Mezcal is made from the sugars of agave plants that have been roasted in wood-fired pits. This is what gives Mezcal its unique smoky flavour. Most mezcal is produced in the state of Oaxaca.

While mezcal mixes well with just about anything tequila does, this spirit is more versatile. Its savoury and smoky flavour profile makes it a great substitution for whiskey in cocktails.

15 Cinco de Mayo Cocktails to Complete Your Fiesta

15 Cinco de Mayo Cocktails to Complete Your Fiesta

Keen to whip up some delicious cocktails for your Cinco de Mayo fiesta? ¡Arriba! This guide features our go-to selection of easy-yet-impressive drinks to celebrate this festive occasion. We cover everything from classic Margaritas to unique tequila-free creations. Get ready to impress your guests with your DIY bartending skills and enjoy a Cinco de Mayo […]

Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas to Celebrate This Year

Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas to Celebrate This Year

Cinco de Mayo is a vibrant celebration of Mexican culture and heritage, offering the perfect opportunity to host a festive gathering for all your besties. Here’s our comprehensive guide for planning a memorable Cinco de Mayo party for adults that sets the scene for celebration with a variety of tasty food, inspiring drinks, gorgeous decorations, […]

10 Playful Paloma Variations for Picture-Perfect Sipping

10 Playful Paloma Variations for Picture-Perfect Sipping

It’s time to take a deep dive into tasty Paloma variations, friends! Listen, we’re not allowed to play favourites with cocktails around here, but the classic Paloma has room for loads of delicious and interesting variations. Needless to say, we adore all iterations of this zesty bestie. Ready to get inspired? Let’s go!  What’s in […]

Now Trending: Easy Mezcal Cocktails for Agave Lovers

Now Trending: Easy Mezcal Cocktails for Agave Lovers

Before we even get started on all our epic mezcal cocktails, we want to make sure that you know the difference between mezcal and tequila:    Tequila is made with the blue Weber agave plant. Mezcal is made with over 40 agave species.   Tequila is made from the sugars of steamed agave plants (above ground). Mezcal […]

What’s the Difference Between Mezcal and Tequila?

What’s the Difference Between Mezcal and Tequila?

When it comes to mezcal vs. tequila, many think of mezcal as tequila’s smoky cousin, and sure, that’s true enough. But mezcal is so much more than that. And while both tequila and mezcal are made with the agave plant, these popular Mexican drinks are made differently, resulting in entirely different tastes.   In this handy […]