Good Day, Class! Open your Mexican Culture textbooks to the MEZCAL chapter. Today we begin our GRADUATE COURSE on mezcal production, culture, and lore. Presenting today’s Guest Speaker; Ron Cooper of Del Maguey Single Village Mezcals!
Th’ Lip thought he had a good, basic knowledge of the history of MEZCAL production and Oaxacan farmer history. But enter RUDY FAVILA from Premium Mezcales Importers, and Lippy got schooled in quite a few things – and you will too! (and you’ll laugh along as Th’ Lip sneaks pour after pour when Rudy isn’t looking!)
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Does LOVE have a name? Does LOVE have a flavor? Yes, and Yes. “Mrs. Lippy” & “Chocolate” (though not necessarily in that order, hahaha!) Welcome to the great, annual Valentines’ Day Show featuring Tequila + Chocolate parings!
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Get ready to take a trip down to the dusty jungles of Oaxaca, people! On this special MEZCAL edition of the “Tequila Whisperer” show, Th’ Lip dusts off his boots and machete and prepares to taste all the intricate flavors of “Ilegal Mezcal”!
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Hold on to your bucking Brahma longhorns, people! Th’ Lip is gonna BREAK DOWN the WHO, WHAT, WHERE, & WHY of tequila’s misunderstood and rowdy cousin, MEZCAL!
Lippy is joined by fellow tequila aficionado & self-penned, “Mezcal Nerd”; the mighty, GABE X!
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