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  1. […] There are lots of theories for how mezcal got it’s worm. Mezcal PhD already did a great job answering this question and covering the good, the bad, and the ugly in his post The Worm and How It Set Mezcal Back 50 Years […]

  2. Jamie at |

    I’m interested in making my own sal de gusano, do you have a source for where you can buy worms? Thank you in advance!

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    1. Mezcal PhD at |

      Negative. The only place I have ever seen them is in the Oaxaca markets. You will find them in mass quantities there….

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    2. Wade Hawk at |

      Well why don’t you try getting the worms where the Mexicans get them, the Agave plant you are using to make it? Grow your own Agave.

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