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Greg Best's contemporary twist on the Old-Fashioned calls for bourbon, rich Martinique cane syrup, a healthy dose of bitters and a float of smoky mezcal.

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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…