The Mezcal Rush: Explorations in Agave Country by Granville Greene PDF

By Granville Greene

ISBN-10: 1543665489

ISBN-13: 9781543665482

ISBN-10: 1619028441

ISBN-13: 9781619028449

"A wealthy, inclusive portrait of 1 of the world's nice drinks." —Kirkus Reviews

Mezcal. lately, the oldest spirit within the Americas has been reinvented as a pricy positional sturdy renowned between booze connoisseurs and the mixologists who use it as a cocktail factor. in contrast to such a lot high-end distillates, such a lot small-batch mezcal is sometimes produced by way of and for subsistence farming groups, frequently below difficult stipulations. As Granville Greene spends time with maestros mezcaleros, who distill their beverages utilizing neighborhood agaves and creation strategies honed via generations, mezcal turns into a spirit of contradictions—both a liquid language celebrating village identification and craftsmanship, and a luxurious export present process a gold-rush-style surge. The Mezcal Rush explores the issues that could come up while an artisanal product makes its manner throughout borders.

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