Posts Tagged ‘Mescal’

  • Quiddity


    September 6th, 2018 | Bartending | journalpulp | 3 Comments

    This certainly beats most of the other stuff I’ve had sent to me lately. Thank you TRD! And thank you Merrriam-Webster for using my sentence. “Quiddity” — Word of the Day, September 6th, 2018. That article, incidentally, which discusses the difference between mezcal and tequila, was part of a monthly series I once wrote for […]

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  • What is the Real Difference Between Mezcal and Tequila?

    May 20th, 2016 | Bartending | journalpulp | No Comments

      Tequila is a type of mezcal. It is, in other words, a species of the genus mezcal, and the word itself — mezcal or mescal, depending on which part of the world you’re in — comes from the Aztec word meaning “oven-baked agave.” Thus mezcal is a spirit distilled from oven-cooked agave plants. Agave, […]

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