Agave-crazed Lou Bank, of S.A.C.R.E.D. Agave, preaches the mezcal gospel: stop drinking mezcal in cocktails; start drinking it straight. Discovering a gluten intolerance drove Lou to seek out other spirits, and since discovering mezcal, he hasn’t looked back. Lou discusses the difference between tequila and mezcal, what to look for when tasting, drinking from clay versus plastic cups, and more.

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