Tequila Vs. Mezcal


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TEQUILA VS MEZCAL
Made from only blue agave plant. Made from any of the 30 different agave plants.
Blue agave is baked in an above-ground oven. Agave is roasted or grilled over hot rocks inside in-ground pits.
Aged 2 months to 1 year. Aged 18 months to 3 years.
Silver tequila has a harsh, bold flavor. Gold
tequila is smoother, subtler flavor.
Has a smoky, sweet, rich flavor.
Can also be unaged or blanco.
Cocktail recommendation:
The Classic Margarita
3 oz. of Patron Anejo
2 oz. of fresh squeezed lime juice
1 oz. of simple syrup
1/2 – 1 tsp. of orange liqueur
Shake & serve on the rocks with salt.
Cocktail recommendation:
The Tia Mia
1 oz. of El Buho Mezcal
1 oz. of amber rum
3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
1/2 oz. curacao
1/2 almond syrup
Shake & serve on the rocks with lime and mint.

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