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Rum If You Want To

Marc Farrell, founder and CEO of Ten to One Rum sits down with the band to talk rum culture, what he has in common with Tony Stark and the future of commerce as we all move into the brave...

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Mezcal: The Pick-me-up Alcohol that Makes You Fertile but Doesn’t Cause a Hangover

Before the director of the FDA shows up at my door with a warrant … the title of this episode, that’s sarcasm. But it’s all stuff we’ve heard from mezcal enthusiasts — and, to be fair, so...

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They Make Mezcal in California! Or Do They?

Is it cultural appropriation to make mezcal in California? Or whiskey in Mexico? It’s a throw-down episode of Agave Road Trip this week! Find extra photos and related links at agaveroadtr...

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Does Mezcal Change When Aged in Glass?

When you age alcohol in wood, it of course takes on the properties of the wood. But what about when you age it in glass? Some experts say no. But experts aren't always right.... We offer ...

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Maybe Syrup Isn't All That Simple

Most cocktails call for a sweetener of some type. Maybe there’s a better way to make simple syrup? Learn how to sweeten your cocktail game in this episode of Agave Road Trip!

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Make Lemonade!

In a world where RTDs are everywhere, Bronya Shillo, founder and CEO of Fisher’s Island Lemonade, was one of the first to think ‘huh, this is pretty good.

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The Birth and Death of the CRM (NOM mini-series #4 of 3)

Okay, to be fair, that title is 100% click-bait. Or, rather, it’s click-bait if you’re one of the agave geeks who even knows that the CRM is the body that certifies mezcal. Or, rather, th...

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Why are So Many Mezcaleros Named Don?

I don’t recall in which online forum I saw it, but someone asked the question, "Why are so many mezcaleros named Don?" It made me laugh, but it’s funny because it illustrates one of the t...

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Preserving Diversity Through Corn Whiskey

Today Zarela and Aarón are joined by their friend Yira Vallejo. Yira spent ten years as a brand incubator in the wine and spirits industry of New York City, before returning to Oaxaca in ...

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The World’s Most Expensive Bottle of Mezcal!

A lot of people are blown away by how expensive mezcal is. But … is it? I mean, is it really? We talk the price of mezcal in this  episode of Agave Road Trip!