Tequila and Mezcal

There are many types of tequilas, from clear blancos to dark brown añejos, but they are all made from the blue agave, a plant that takes eight to twelve years to ripen. Read our reviews to find the best selections of this exclusively Mexican spirit. 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. GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Mezcals features palate-pleasing bottles with earthy aromas that will satisfy any Mexican spirits lover.

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