Tequila and Mezcal

• There are many types of tequilas, from clear blancos to dark brown añejos, but they are all made from blue agave, a plant that takes eight to twelve years to ripen. Another fun fact: All tequilas are mezcals, but not all mezcals are tequila. While tequilas are only made with blue agave, mezcals can be made using several types of agave.

• Read on for GAYOT's reviews to help you find the best of these Mexican spirits.

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