Agave Smackdown: Tequila vs Mezcal
Ticket Price: $79
Friday, Jun 29 6:30 PM (Sold Out)

Take a walk on the wild side with the all-powerful agave plant! Discover the history, production methods, and flavor profiles of Tequila and Mezcal as we enjoy a comparative tasting of these stimulating spirits. We’ll keep the sibling rivalry light, and try our hand at some agave trivia (complete with prizes from Oaxaca!).

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with Astor Center Instructor, Tess Rose Lampert.

What you can expect:

  • 1 Welcome cocktail
  • 3 Tasting pours of Tequila
  • 3 Tasting pours of Mezcal
  • Tortilla chips & cheese
  • Palate-cleansing orange slices

What you will learn:

  • The differences between Tequila and Mezcal production
  • The geographical production areas specific to both spirits
  • The distinct flavor profiles of Tequila and Mezcal
  • Insight into the culture that surrounds agave spirits and the people who make them

Level: Beginner – Beyond basics
Style: Guided Tasting
Food Served: Tortilla Chips & Cheese
Good for: Spirits Enthusiast, Spirits Curious, Date Night, Fun with Friends

What people are saying about this instructor:

“Tess was phenomenal! So knowledgeable and passionate, it was really a great experience.”