Holy Smoke! It's Mezcal! The Revised 2nd Edition By John P. McEvoy
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"Holy Smoke! It's Mezcal!" The Revised 2nd Edition By John P. McEvoy covers an in-depth scope and insight to the Mezcal industry from Agave, production to rules & regulations. The book also dives deeper into Mezcals history and culture and explains the contrasts between various Agave distillates including Tequila, Mezcal, Pulque, Bacanora, Raicilla, Sotol and more
John P. McEvoy is also the author of the blog Mezcal PhD which started back in 2012. John describes this book as "substantially different, wholly entertaining, and uniquely insightful". He depicts his experiences and travels across this 272 page journey through Oaxaca via written, photographic and illustrative content.
I want to bring you with me – to Oaxaca, the palenques, the agave fields. I want to take you inside the minds of the mezcaleros and their nuanced production techniques, and then bring it all back to what’s in your glass. If that’s what you want, then my new book is for you.
- John P. McEvoy