Mezcal Articles: Drinking Mezcal Archives

Blind Tasting: Agave Tobala Mezcals

This excellent Mezcal Reviews artice about my favorite agave Tobala mezcals really caught my attention and rightly so. It’s well written and fun to read. One point I especially appreciated that he made and I quote: Given all of the news from Oaxaca about the rarity of agave Tobala, you might think that Tobala mezcals […]

Forbes 17 Best Mezcals – Good Read

Excellent April 2018 Forbes Article introducing what two devotees of Mezcal feel are the top 17 Mezcals and why! The article does fall short in that it seldom mentions the type of agave the Mezcals they are rating was produced from. For me that a MUST to know.

About ‘Everything Mezcal’ from the Originator of this Site

My bride and I, along with many other travel companions, have traveled extensively in Mexico for years. We love the country and the people. We love the sights sounds and flavors of Mexico. I like a good, cold Mexican beer almost as much as I like Mezcal. Actually I haven’t drank a so-called domestic beer […]

1000 Corks Discovers Mezcal

About 1000 Corks: Wine is the love of their life but Mezcal is beginning to stir some powerful, yet welcome, emotions also! Luckily, having run one of the largest Linux server companies, Sam Ockman, owner of 1000 Corks, had some experience in building out distributed computer clusters: so he started writing a program that would […]

WARNING: View at your own risk! The Mezcal Worm is ready!

The stories about the Mezcal worm are ever growing…. I mean literally growing. However nothing was really documented until now…. Position cursor over or click & view this image long enough and let us know! Does this happen to the worm in the bottle or in you stomach or just in your mind?

Locations to Drink Mezcal in Oaxaca

SAMPLING MEZCAL IN OAXACA Popular locations in Oaxaca to enjoy Mezcal mapped out for your convenience. Fortunately there’s something of a renaissance in mezcalerias in Oaxaca so you can get a great sense for the variety at any one of these 14 locations in Oaxaca. There’s no better place to fine-tune your taste buds to […]

Books on Amazon About Mezcal

We’ve done the research or I should say search for you. Here is a list considered good reading about Mezcal. Books Mezcal Amazon Here are some good books on and about Mezcal.

Mezcal Bars Oaxaca

Gotta love Oaxaca and especially the variety of watering holes and restaurants that serve Mezcal in Oaxaca. Here are a few. Savoring the many tastes and flavors of Mezcal in Oaxaca is fun, safe and affordable. More to be list soon! mezcalistas.com Where to drink the local spirit when visiting Oaxaca The number of mezcalerías in Oaxaca, […]

sal de gusano

sal de gusano. The phrase means “worm salt,” but it’s really caterpillar salt—with, yes, actual critters roasted & ground up along with chiles. Before pounding each shot, we wet our fingers, dipped them into the bag, & licked—to get an excellently bracing sensation of earthy, spicy seasoning, no more, no less. It’s also popular to […]

Caution: It's said 'for everything there is Mezcal' but we add 'except for one thing' - getting drunk. Please drink responsibly. The most accurate and dependable book on living life at its fullest says 'wine (or Mezcal) makes the heart rejoice' and 'makes life enjoyable' (Ps 104:15; Ec 10:19) but overindulgence can certainly lead to harm (Pr 23:29-31)! If you drink at all please drink in moderation! (Quotes from NWT)