Damiana liqueur is a herbal liqueur made from the leaves of the damiana plant (Turnera diffusa)
Damiana liqueur originates from Mexico in the state of Baja California Sur, it is said that it was the Guaycura indigenous people who made it and drank it during ceremonies, with the firm belief that it had aphrodisiac powers, as well as having a great digestive and relaxing effect.
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Mezcal de pechuga is a special type of mezcal, a traditional Mexican distilled alcoholic beverage made from agave plants. Pechuga means “breast” in Spanish, and this variety of mezcal gets its name from the unique and unusual step in the production process involving the use of a chicken or turkey breast
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Bourbon whiskey is a quintessential American spirit that has captured the hearts and palates of people around the world. Bourbon whiskey is a type of American whiskey that is primarily made from corn and aged in charred oak barrels. The history of bourbon whiskey can be traced back to the late 18th century, when Scottish and Irish immigrants began settling in the American South and bringing with them their knowledge of distilling
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Rum is a distilled alcoholic drink made by fermenting then distilling sugarcane
molasses or sugarcane juice.
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Quetzalcoatl wanted to immortalize Mayahuel, so he endowed that
plant with extraordinary gifts, which would make men love and
care for his beloved forever on Earth, since he had to return to the world of the gods
to fight against the evil Tzitzimimi.
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Mezcal (or mescal) is a distilled alcoholic beverage made from any type of agave. The
word mezcal comes from Nahuatl mexcalli [meʃ kalːi] metl [met] and ixcalli [iʃ kalːi]
which means “oven-cooked agave”.
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Sake also referred to as a Japanese rice wine, is an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting rice that has been polished to remove the bran. Unlike wine, in which alcohol is produced by fermenting sugar that is naturally present in fruit, typically grapes, sake is produced by a brewing process more akin to that of beer, where starch is converted into sugars which ferment into alcohol.
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