The Gringo's Guide to Drinking in Oaxaca
Oaxaca City lies at the epicenter of Mexico's burgeoning mezcal industry. But mezcal is only one of the many intoxicants available, and we wanted to try them all.
Mexican Pulque Is the Original Boozy Energy Drink
Researchers have found evidence of pulque, a viscous booze made from maguey plants that looks a lot like bodily fluids, among ancient amphorae in Mexico. People weren't just getting drunk—they were drinking it to survive.