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The Real Story Behind The Tequila Worm

The Real Story Behind The Tequila Worm

In this era of craft spirits and, yes, even lawsuits about the hand-craftedness of craft spirits, it’s unlikely somebody would plunk a bottle of tequila in front of you, point at the worm floating around on the bottom, and challenge you to eat it. Unlikely for two reasons: well, we’re all much classier these days, […]

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Mezcal: The Sweater Vest of Seasonal Spirits

Mezcal: The Sweater Vest of Seasonal Spirits

Comparing mezcal to sweater vests is actually an unfair comparison. Sweater vests aren’t cool. They’re what you wear when you’re forced to participate in the Model UN, or possibly subpoenaed. Mezcal, on the other hand, is cool—the high octane, desert-smoky but angel-clear spirit of fire-roasted agave hearts (mythically created by a lightning bolt). Despite all […]

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Let’s Make A Tequila Mockingbird

Let’s Make A Tequila Mockingbird

We heard today was #NationalTequilaDay. While we’re not sure which country the ”national” refers to, we’re not one to argue with a good thing. To celebrate the day, we decided to mix up our very own Tequila Mockingbird: a simple concoction comprised of one very special Mountain Dew, and blanco tequila. How did it taste?

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11 Exceptional Tequilas Under $50

11 Exceptional Tequilas Under $50

Welcome to Buy This Booze (BTB), a new weekly column featuring tipsy recommendations from the drinking experts here at VinePair. Every Tuesday, we’ll feature a new themed list for your alcoholic endeavors. Need to find inexpensive whiskey that tastes like gold or the perfect anniversary wine? Leave your requests in the comments or shoot us an […]

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