Mexico is famous for Tequila, Mezcal and now Raicilla. Thank you Agave plants. They thrive in the different desert-like climates of central Mexico. Just as potato is to vodka, agave is to Raicilla, Tequila and Mezcal. Raicilla, a distilled spirit similar to tequila, originated in the southwestern portion of the Mexican state of Jalisco. Raicilla has been known as a moonshine without government sanction, approval or regulation. Today, it is created in ...