A Guide to the Agave Used For Mezcal
For those connoisseurs of Mezcal who choose their Mezcal by the type of agave used to make it Drinkhacker posted a great article just for you.
The post is titled 'A Field Guide to the Agave Used For Mezcal', explaining in details the strength of each species of agave used to produce Mezcal.
As the article states: There are over 200 known species of agave that grow within Mexico, and around 30 to 50 of them are believed to be used to produce mezcal.
Of those 30 to 50 Drinkacker highlighted several of the more commonly used Agaves to make the wonderful flavors of Mezcal.
Just FYI Everything Mezcals favorite agave is the Tobala agave.