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(Some drunk worm)   Mexican consumer protection agency finds fault with some common brands of mezcal. Find out if yours is amongst those fined for lower than stated ABV, too low volumes or the one called "almost mezcal" by the inspector   (mexiconewsdaily.com) divider line
    More: Fail, Alcoholic beverage, common mezcal brands, Mezcal, Agave, Ricardo Sheffield, Mezcal Regulation Council, Consumer protection, Mezcal Amars  
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2022-02-26 10:59:53 AM  
I honestly has to look up what mexcal is. I will take tequila anytime.
 
2022-02-26 1:06:48 PM  
Is their server broken, or is the entire article basically the entire headline followed by endless ads?
 
2022-02-26 1:16:39 PM  
Many people remember the first time they ate/drank something. Unfortunately for me, the first time I had Mezcal it was Gusano Rojo. I will never be able to try Mezcal again.
 
2022-02-26 2:23:49 PM  
Mezcal that has been government tested and certified will have a holographic label on the bottle.
 
2022-02-26 2:43:46 PM  

kdawg7736: I honestly has to look up what mexcal is. I will take tequila anytime.


Tequila is mezcal, it just has better marketing (also slightly more stringent on the types of agave that can be used an a place it can be made.  It is the whole brandy vs cognac argument.
 
2022-02-26 3:04:20 PM  
whom druiks tequila
freaking worrms
 
2022-02-26 4:30:59 PM  
Tequila for me.  Usually Don Julio 70.
/ tried homemade Raicilla.....never again
 
2022-02-26 5:49:53 PM  
I've had some Mezcales de Leyenda which made the list for less alcohol than advertised. Some of their products are pretty alright. I just drank some a couple of weeks ago in Holbox in the north Yucatán. Had a different type from the same label at Comedor in Austin while eating bone marrow tacos and octopus tostadas.

I was lucky enough to have a fantastic night of drinking mezcal flights in La Paz in Baja a few years ago, I got to try a bunch but unfortunately I got a little sauced and couldn't remember what some of my favorite from that night were, but the guy that was serving us, (as well as all the other staff we met) was unbelievably knowledgeable and sweet.

My favorite tequila going right now is La Gritona reposado out of Jalisco. It's made by an all female company and even the actual bottles are killer. My partner and I save them for other uses every time we finish one. Good stuff and I highly recommend it, for whatever that's worth.
 
2022-02-27 8:36:25 AM  
The purity of Mexican fentanyl is unquestioned.
 
2022-02-27 9:28:56 AM  
Tequila!

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2022-02-27 12:09:15 PM  

cSquids: kdawg7736: I honestly has to look up what mexcal is. I will take tequila anytime.

Tequila is mezcal, it just has better marketing


and a very different flavor.
 
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