Did you know that agave, or maguey, the plant that mezcal is derived from, is NOT a cactus, but is more closely related to the asparagus?
Or that there is a Filipino connection to mezcal?
Or that in 1897 The Scientific American magazine called its flavor a mixture of gasoline, ginger, and electricity?
Discover these and more fun facts in this April 2021 article from La Vanguardia by Sergi Ramis.
Read the entire article here (in Spanish). Leer el artículo completo aquí: https://www.lavanguardia.com/magazine/experiencias/20210416/6647208/mezcal-aromatico-licor-distingue-mexico.html