Definitions for "Mezcal"
Keywords:  agave, mescal, oaxaca, tequila, cactus
Same as Mescal.
Spirit similar tequila made from one of five permissible agave plants. Most mescal is made in the state of Oaxaca, but it can also be produced elsewhere. The worm found in the bottom of many bottles is a “tradition” originating in the 1940’s, when it was then a marketing ploy.
a small spineless globe-shaped cactus; source of mescal buttons
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