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Re: Anatomy of a Trip (Mezcal for the Uninitiated)

DrFumblefinger ·
So I'm dying to know....Is this your drink?????
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Anatomy of a Trip (Mezcal for the Uninitiated)

PortMoresby ·
  from:  PortMoresby to:  Al vin Starkman date:  Sat, Jun 6, 2015 at 2:45 PM subject:  Mezcal for the Uninitiated.     Greetings Alvin -   I'm going to be in Oaxaca for 3 weeks, beginning in late...
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Anatomy of a trip, Oaxaca: Mezcal

PortMoresby ·
    When I began planning my visit to Oaxaca, I knew nothing about mezcal beyond having heard or read the word.  I discovered early on in my research that the beverage is the distilled product of the agave, also called maguey, plant...
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Re: Anatomy of a trip, Oaxaca: Mezcal

Travel Rob ·
Great piece, PortMoreby! Did you find your drink? Could it be that it's pulque instead of mezcal?
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Mac ·
An excellent report Port Moresby! The photos add greatly to my understanding of the special 'flavour' of some of these exotic Mexican drinks
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Re: Anatomy of a trip, Oaxaca: Mezcal

PortMoresby ·
Thanks Rob & Mac. Did I find my drink? I think more research may be needed. However, if it is pulque, unless I move to the Oaxaca countryside, it may be difficult to impossible to find it, unless I make my own 1/2 acre into a maguey farm. The sad thing is, in the Arizona canyon near the Mexico border that was home for 25 years, I had dozens of agave plants literally outside my front door, a missed opportunity. But, since I didn't scratch the surface in my quest to know something about...
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Re: Anatomy of a trip, Oaxaca: Mezcal

PHeymont ·
I'm also not much of a drinker, and my limited choices tend to be "tropical" as in rum or tequila. Until this, I'd had no idea that mezcal was so varied and different from tequila, although both from agave. And now pulque? Thanks for helping with my "continuing education!"
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