It’s not a weed, it’s an agave
We can deal with the frequent conflation of agave and cactus, that seems like an innocuous enough thing given that most people seem to think that anything vaguely succulent that grows in arid climes is a cactus but to conflate agave with a weed demonstrates a fundamental lack of knowledge and borderline disrespect.
Smoke Weed is an appropriate cocktail name for this city. Describe it a bit.
Mezcal is a smoky, earthy spirit from Oaxaca [Mexico]. And it’s made from a weed, more or less. The flavor … progresses from the smokiness of mezcal to lime to the warmth of cayenne. There’s only enough simple syrup in it to cut the tartness without making it sweet. The drink is kind of like a campfire in a lime orchard.
The Mezcalistas information squad will soon pay a visit to Hi-Lo and conduct a short seminar on agave spirits.