Season 2 EPISODE 18 | Jan 14, 2021

Another Freaking Gringo Looking for Jabali…

For hundreds of years, mezcaleros believed that you could not use maguey jabali (agave convallis)

Season 2 EPISODE 17 | Dec 31, 2020

The Mezcal with the Chicken — Pechuga!

Maybe you’ve heard stories of a weird mezcal that is made with chicken.

Season 2 EPISODE 16 | Dec 23, 2020

Did Mezcal Save Fiestas, or Did Fiestas Save Mezcal?

The religious fiestas in rural Mexico are often colored by the heritage agave spirits made in the

Season 2 EPISODE 15 | Dec 17, 2020

Mezcal Cocktails, Cocktail Mezcal

Some mezcal geeks use the term “cocktail mezcal” as an insult. But we know you love cocktails!

Season 2 EPISODE 14 | Dec 10, 2020

Bad Mezcal

It’s the cleanest spirit you can drink! It’s made from the best sugar source in the world!

Season 2 EPISODE 13 | Dec 03, 2020

Who Says It's Not Mezcal?

Mezcal can only be made from the heart of the agave. Or … wait? It can be made from the leaves?

Season 2 EPISODE 12 | Nov 24, 2020

Heads, Hearts, and Tails: Where You Cut Matters

Most people think that when you distill a spirit, what comes out of that still goes directly into

Season 2 EPISODE 11 | Nov 18, 2020

How to Drive in Mexico Without Getting Killed

I tell a lot of stories about driving through Mexico — about the dried-up riverbeds that serve as

Season 2 EPISODE 10 | Nov 12, 2020

The Difference Between Tequila and Mezcal

What’s the difference between tequila and mezcal? Is all tequila really mezcal?

Season 2 EPISODE 9 | Nov 05, 2020

Mercado Day in Mexico

All of the fruits and spices and flowers and herbs and meats and magic of Mexico show up in the m