“That said, as far as cocktail making is concerned, your best bet is to find an affordably priced but still well produced bottle. Most likely this means mezcal made from the agave Espadin. Del Maguey’s Vida was the first to market and remains a great option, though it’s on the smoky end and can be quite assertive in cocktails. The opposite of that would be to use the Cupreata bottling from La Luna, which affordably represents the more floral, tropical end of the mezcal spectrum.”
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Made with the Bruto agave, this mezcal is produced in the state of Michoacan. The Bruto agaves grow to a formidable size, but have low
“If you want to taste the same kind of agave that has been converted into a spirit in an heirloom manner, try La Luna Tequilana.