Tequila vs. Mezcal: What The Hell Is the Difference?Edit Post
Contributed by on Apr 11, 2017
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|Made from only blue agave plant.||Made from any of the 30 different agave plants.|
|Blue agave is baked in an above-ground oven.||Agave is roasted or grilled over hot rocks inside in-ground pits.|
|Aged 2 months to 1 year.||Aged 18 months to 3 years.|
|Silver tequila has a harsh, bold flavor. Gold
tequila is smoother, subtler flavor.
|Has a smoky, sweet, rich flavor.|
The Classic Margarita
3 oz. of Patron Anejo
2 oz. of fresh squeezed lime juice
1 oz. of simple syrup
1/2 – 1 tsp. of orange liqueur
Shake & serve on the rocks with salt.
The Tia Mia
1 oz. of El Buho Mescal
1 oz. of amber rum
3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
1/2 oz. curacao
1/2 almond syrup
Shake & serve on the rocks with lime and mint.