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Tequila

(n.) One of Mexico’s most famous exports, tequila is made from the heart of the blue agave plants grown in Jalisco and a handful of other states, which is harvested…

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Mezcal

(n.) A Mexican spirit distilled from the agave plant with a distinctive smoky character (technically, tequila is a type of mezcal). In the 16th century, Spanish conquistadors began distilling mezcal…

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Tommy’s Margarita

The Margarita—a blend of fresh lime juice, tequila and orange liqueur with an optional sweetener—is a potent, well-built entry in the cocktail canon. This one omits orange liqueur in favor…