Mezcal vs Tequila

Mezcal vs Tequila

People always ask?..... What's the difference between tequila and mezcal? Remember that ALL TEQUILAS ARE MEZCALS. Let that sit for a second......Mezcal is the LARGER category- GET IT??.. It ALL comes from an Agave plant, with pulque being an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented sap of the maguey

Tequila  facts for Newbies

Tequila facts for Newbies

#1- 'Tequila' has TWO 'Categories'. One is Junk, called 'Mixto'- like Jose Cuervo Especial Tequila, or Sauza Silver or Gold and has only 51% blue Weber agave and is otherwise filled with crap to give you a headache, so NEVER drink it. No reason anymore (if ever) as prices for

Comparing TEQUILA "Lots"

Comparing TEQUILA "Lots"

Some brands of Tequila (like wine) have different vintages, with variations in taste. Tequila Ocho is such a quality tequila, made from agaves from different fields and terroirs for each year. It's interesting to taste the differences, but not many tequila brands 'travel' as Ocho does. ArteNOM is another brand,

All Types of Agave Spirits Explained

All Types of Agave Spirits Explained

You guys ready to learn something? I'm branching out to become educated in ALL agave spirits, NOT just tequila and have purchased a few Mezcals, Sotol and some Bacanora. STAY TUNED for my reviews on these mysterious, hard to find, some once illegal, underground type agave spirits. Remember there are

What is Blue Weber Agave?

What is Blue Weber Agave?

'Blue Agave' is the common name given to the cultivated species of the agave plant- "Agave Tequilana Weber variety Azul". This is the agave plant we all know of, that must be used to make our beloved spirit 'Tequila'. Blue Weber Agave is the ONLY agave legally allowed to be

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