Mezcal Challenge Puebla 🇲🇽
■ PUEBLA, MEXICO: A couple of hours by bus or taxi southeast of Mexico City lies the city of Puebla, Mexico’s fourth largest. I was told it was as colorful and pleasant as Oaxaca so me and Noodles decided it warranted a visit. After wandering around the historic centre all day, I was ready to go back to the hotel and get a good nights sleep.
But Mr. Noodles put his foot down and said no. It was the first night in a new town so why not go for some drinks? He had an excellent point. The first stop of the night was a colorful bar with a masterful design. Turns out it was a hard liqour only bar, with no beers! Only shots or cocktails.
Since this is Mexico, rare and unique Tequila and Mezcal bottles dominated the bar menu. Since Tequila is genuinely the only alcohol I cannot handle, it’s like Kryptonite to me, I opted for Mezcal which pending on the brand, I can handle.
The plan was to have one shot then move on. But after tricking me into a visit to the bathroom, Mr. Noodles upon my return to the bar desk was already linging up for the 3 shots Mezcal challenge… 🤦♂️
Including one where one of the ingredients is actual snake poison…
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