Mezcal is a complicated drink. If you’re here reading this, you probably already know that it’s often confused with tequila (quick refresher: tequila is actually a type of mezcal), there are lots of rumors around about it (it doesn’t make you hallucinate and it doesn’t always have a worm in it), and it has quite the colorful (and ancient) history.
Cinco Sentidos is a representation of small-scale maestro mezcaleros that produce agave spirits with complex flavors. We select high-quality distillates that represent the various production processes, agave diversity, and traditions and talents of Mexico’s master distillers of agave.
A Mezcal Guide for the Uninitiated If you don’t know a ton about mezcal, there are a couple of questions that might be in your head right now. Does it cause hallucinations? Is it the same as tequila (c’mon, be honest, it’s the same, right)? Will there be a worm in my glass, god forbid? What is it made from,