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Pulque: Traditional Fermented Mexican Alcoholic Drink

In today’s blog we will introduce you to a very distinct Mexican alcoholic drink called pulque. It comes from the same family of plants as mescal and tequila and is at least 2000 years old. Recently it’s been making a comeback, appearing on the menus of bars in the Riviera Maya. Pulque is a frothy […]

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Mojitos

In today’s blog we’re going to tell you about one of the most well known drinks of the Caribbean region. The mojito is a cocktail originating in Havana, Cuba, consisting of white rum, sugar, lime juice, soda water. Combined together they give this highball sweetn, citrus and mint flavors together, which compliments the run. This, […]

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Healthy Ways to Cure Your Hangover

A trip to Mexico is a great opportunity to taste some of the alcoholic beverages that the country is well known for. Aside from local craft beers there is tequila, mezcal and pulque to enjoy among the many drinks that you will encounter while at bars, restaurants and nightclubs. But as with all alcohol, there […]

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Cacao: The Mayan Drink of the Gods

In today’s blog we are going to tell you about cacao, the main ingredient in what we now call chocolate. Aside from providing the base ingredient to one of mankind’s favourite treats, it is a powerful substance on its own, with a long history among the tribes of Mexico for both taste and in use […]

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Thompson Beach House Wine Tasting Event On April 12

In today’s blog we would like to invite you to a special wine tasting event being held this week at the oceanside C-Grill restaurant in Playa del Carmen. It is sponsored by Napa Valley winery Chateau Montelena, made famous thanks in 1976 “Judgment of Paris,” a blind taste test competition that rocked the wine world […]

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How to Drink Tequila and Mezcal

Tequila and mezcal are uniquely Mexican alcoholic drinks that you will find in many bars and restaurants throughout the Riviera Maya. The former is very well known and often inspires funny t-shirts that point to the dangers of drinking too much. The latter is increasing in popularity, with the United States and Japan now importing […]

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