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
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