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Following Mexico’s Mezcal Trail: How This Labor-Intensive Liquor Makes Its Way to High-End Bars

Following Mexico’s Mezcal Trail: How This Labor-Intensive Liquor Makes Its Way to High-End Bars
High-end mezcal cocktails start in rural, “post-apocalyptic” distilleries in Mexico. (Photos: Brian L. Frank)
In recent years, mezcal — tequila’s more interesting ancestor — has become a much buzzed-about spirit, …