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Agave-based spirits


Generic distilled agave spirit from Jalisco, Mexico of the mezcal agave cactus. All Tequilas are Mezcal, but not all Mezcals are Tequila. The production characteristics of Tequila are very specific.


smokey and agave


Generally available. Produced and sold in Mexico. Distributed world-wide. Available for on-line ordering in some markets.


other mezcal

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 74 recipes in CocktailDB.
pictureTequila Old Fashioned
pictureTequila Straight
pictureMexican El Diablo
pictureMexican Banger
pictureMexican Screw
pictureEl Diablo

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