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Raicilla Agave

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All About Raicilla, from the Mexican State of Jalisco


Raicilla is one of the Mexican agave spirits, and it undergoes distillation from its genus agave, just like mezcal and tequila. Essentially, raicilla was a Jalisciense mezcal, and in January 2019, it received a Denominación de Origen (NOM), and this application gave rise to controversy.

by Greg Rutkowski