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Exploring Mexican Spirits

It’s always a good time to sip the spirits of Mexico. Between the craft tequila renaissance, the mezcal boom, and the current rush of rums and whiskeys from south of the border, there’s never been a more exciting time to explore this broad cultural category. If you’re struggling to navigate your way around this part of the world—or at least this aisle of the liquor store—let Distiller be your guide.


The practice of resting tequila in barrels is a relatively recent phenomenon. It was only in the latter half of the 20th century that Mexican