Agave Smackdown: Tequila vs Mezcal
Ticket Price: $79
Tuesday, Jan 30 6:30 PM

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!).

What you can expect:
  • 1 welcome cocktail.
  • 3 tasting pours of tequila.
  • 3 tasting pours of mezcal.
  • Tortilla chips & cheese.
  • Palate-cleansing orange slices.
  • 2 hours of education, including a Q&A session-with an Astor Center instructor.
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 class:
“Tess was phenomenal! So knowledgeable and passionate, it was really a great experience.”