mezcal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mezcal a small spineless globe-shaped cactus; source of mescal buttons
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mezcal Same as Mescal.
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Usage

In literature:

That evening, there was much merrymaking at the dance, and a great quantity of mezcal was drunk.
"The Underdogs" by Mariano Azuela
His eyes have been on it several times; each time, as he takes them off, drinking a fresh glass of the mezcal and igniting another cigar.
"The Lone Ranche" by Captain Mayne Reid
The mezcal, or pulque, the national drink of the Mexicans, is made from the sap of the agave.
"The Western United States" by Harold Wellman Fairbanks
It is the agave, the far-famed mezcal-plant of Mexico.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
See if there be not a flask of mezcal within the lodge.
"Seven and Nine years Among the Camanches and Apaches" by Edwin Eastman
This brute, Baraja, as well as Oroche, were both drunk with mezcal; and Diaz refused to assist me, point-blank.
"Wood Rangers" by Mayne Reid
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In news:

To be fair, mezcal 's appeal is also limited by its flavor.
Ultimately these ingredients determined the identification of the mezcals "Gusano de Oro" and Gusano Rojo.
The video also illustrated that Chad had already polished off the 250 ml of Mezcal that listener Augustine was kind enough to deliver last week.
You may have to wait for a table, but La Carta de Oaxaca ?s authentic Oaxacan cuisine and outstanding, hand-crafted margaritas (and mezcal selection, while we?re at it) make it worth every minute of it.
Country megastar Toby Keith recently chose Nashville as the town to launch his new Wild Shot brand premium mezcal.
Alternatives to tequila and mezcal, Mexico's most-popular alcoholic exports.
And if sipping the spirit sounds off-putting, cocktails such as the Pepino con Mezcal ($13), combines Scorpion Mezcal with cucumber, serrano chilies and fresh lime.
For Mezcal Jazz Unit, Collaboration is the Key.
Oh yeah, get ready to fill up some "Red Solo Cups" with Toby's own Wild Shot Mezcal.
Mezcal's New Mystique THomas Strenk.
All tequilas are mezcals, but not all mezcals are tequilas.
The Worm Tequila & Mezcal Bar.
The recent re-release of Swervedriver catalog classics from the early '90s — Raise and Mezcal Head — or the original bandmembers finally reuniting for an ongoing series of world tour dates.
The surest way to assess the attributes of a tequila, mezcal, sotol or bacanora is to sample the distiller's blanco, or unaged version.
Simple syrup (1:1) 4 fresh, seasonal berries Crushed ice Tools: muddler, barspoon Glass: Old Fashioned Garnish: skewed raspberry, 2 drops of mezcal.
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