There’s more to Mezcal than just the worm. While Tequilla is a Mezcal, Mezcal is not Tequilla…

No other liquid is surrounded by as many stories, myths, legends and lore as tequila and its sister beverage mezcal. As wine and whisky have taken their place in modernized western culture, so too has tequila. Once only a drink for bandidos and rancheros, tequila is as much at home in the fist of today’s business yuppie as a cup of Starbuck’s coffee. While plenty have sampled various breeds of this zesty spirit in the form of a margarita, many more are discovering that good tequila is a drink to be enjoyed like a fine cognac or scotch. Many have put away the salt shakers and sliced limes—they sit down, relax and savor the taste of liquid fire…sip by sip!

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When it’s time to bring out the tequila, only the best will do. Alison Haislip meets up with Complex Magazine’s Joe La Puma to learn about Mezcal, Tequila’s sweaty uncle, and even eats a preserved scorpion!

Mezcal vs. Tequila