The biddies dive into the agave-based spirits of tequila and mezcal. This one’s a mess, but that’s to be expected. In between tequila-inspired stories, learn how these Mexican spirits are made – from growing and harvesting agave, the current agave shortage, and the distillation process that creates tequila and mezcal.
Calla: Paloma made with Cantera Negra
Kara: Jalisco in Winter made with Don Julio Reposado tequila and Pelotón de la Muerte mezcal
- Amy Stewart, The Drunken Botanist
- Forbes.com, Tequila Shortage
- Society of Wine Educators, Certified Specialist of Spirits Study Guide