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 flavor. 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 savory and smoky flavor profile makes it a great substitution for whiskey in cocktails.

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20 Cocktails with Aperol to Try Today

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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?

Many people 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 flavors.  In this handy guide, we take you through the […]