If you are a fan of mezcal, tequila, or any other agave-distilled beverage, you will surely like Comiteco, a 500-year-old drink from Comitan, a municipality in the state of Chiapas.
When we talk about Mexican beverages, the first thing that comes to mind is “Tequila” with its wedge of lime and salt or a good mezcal!
No wonder, they have earned the recognition of being traditional Mexican drinks of which we are very proud, but beyond those two there are others that are just as good and deserve recognition.
By tradition, custom, celebration, and even work, a cantina in Mexico is the meeting point and the perfect excuse to get together and leave behind, at least for a few hours, the hectic daily life and forget it all.
Mezcal is a traditional Mexican drink gradually gaining worldwide popularity, attracting many people’s interest. However, as with any other distillate, Mezcal is quite strong and possesses a delicate smoky note that should be carefully appreciated.
This spicy and citrusy chaser, sangrita (diminutive word for blood), is and has been since the 1920s a partner, compadre, and inseparable friend of tequila.
Rompope (Mexican eggnog) is an alcoholic beverage prepared with egg yolks. It is mixed with vanilla, almonds, sugar, and milk, among other ingredients.
As with any other spirit, there are many ways to drink Tequila. Even we, Mexicans, don’t always stick to the traditional “caballito” (shot glass) with lime and salt.
In today’s post, I’ll talk about the best Mexican beer brands available in Mexico, both commercial and craft beers. Mexico is today one of the main beer exporters in the world, but its brewing tradition goes back a long way.
There are many stories about how cafe de olla was born, but two fundamental elements had to arrive first: coffee beans and spices for the magic to happen.
If you’re a wine lover, like me, then you’ll probably like to learn more about the best wineries in Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico. In fact, Mexico was the first country in the Americas to start producing wine in the 15 century.
The colonche is an alcoholic beverage that is nearly 2000 years old and is prepared mainly in San Luis Potosí, Aguascalientes, Guanajuato, northern Jalisco, and Zacatecas.