S P I R I T S

TEQUILA & THE LEGEND OF MAYAHUEL

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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.

  "Read full article in January/February 2018 issue"  

MEZCAL * HISTORY

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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”.

  "Read full article in July/August 2018 issue"  

SAKE

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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.

  "Read full article in March/April 2019 issue"  

RAICILLA

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Raicilla is a Mexican alcoholic beverage, specifically from the state of Jalisco. Raicilla is a lesser known liquor among those produced in Mexico, although, due to its history and antiquity, it could be older than tequila and mezcal. 

  "Read full article in September/October 2019 issue"