In fact, although production methods are similar, tequila can be made only from one species of maguey, Agave Tequilana Weber whereas mezcal can be made from several species.

Traditionally, it is mezcal that contains the famous gusano or worm, not tequila.

Mez*cal" (?), n.

Same as Mescal.


© Webster 1913.

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