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Tequila has delicious cousins in Chihuahua

Tequila is king- except in Chihuahua Certainly the product of Blue Agave is the most famous of the Mexican spirits. And it is assumed to be the only or the best of the Mexican distillates. But this is far from true. Recently some other ones are appearing in the United States and placing quite well […]

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A refreshing Sotol drink…Sotol Cooler

These warm September evenings are perfect for a fresh new cooler type drink. My wife and enjoyed this one that I created last night as we sat in our back yard with the evening creeping in. Here are the ingredients: – one oz sotol – I used Don Coco “Suave” – it is a bit […]

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Sotol and how to buy it…if you can find it.

Sotol is much like tequila, but I think smoother overall – in particular it lacks the aftertaste of some tequilas. Another difference I have noticed is that there  is no hangover. A note on sotol brands: this stuff is hard to find in US stores. You can by it on our journeys and the import […]

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Sotol…the brew of Chihuahau.

Chihuahua has few functioning wineries and in the spirits department is best known for sotol production…actually it is known as the state drink of Chihuahua. This rare spirit is similar to the mescal-type drinks of other parts of Mexico, but this one is produced from the core parts of the stem of the desert plant, […]

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Tepache- a pineapple delight

You gotta try this stuff…

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