Tequila-lovers come forth! The Tequila & Mezcal Fest is back, and this year it is bigger and better than before – and we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away!

What to Expect

Back for its third year, from 17 to 18 September you can find out all you need to know about tequila and mezcal at The Boiler House at the iconic Truman Brewery on Brick Lane. From tastings to masterclasses and Mexican street food, this festival is cause for celebration, complete with traditional mariachi band, folklore dancers, an Aztec ceremony performance, art exhibition by artist Honorio Robledo and a photographic exhibition dedicated to the agave process.

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Grab a taste of Olmeca Altos

What to Drink

Where to start? You can taste your way around a host of tequila and mezcal brands, try the likes of 1800 Coconut new to the UK; premium Patron Tequila and principal partner of this year’s festival; Tequila Lunazul with a history of over 250 years of tequila making; Tequila Tapatio dating back to the early 1800s; and of course the well-known Jose Cuervo.

Then there’s the mezcal. Check out the intriguing Mezcal Gin; artisanal Montelobos; or single village Mezcal Nuestra Soledad to name a few.

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Make your way round a selection of mezcal, tequila and Mexican food

What to Eat

You’ll surely build up an appetite for some of the capital’s most celebrated and authentic Mexican restaurants, including Lupita, Camion, Barrio Bars, Cafe Pacifico, Condesa, and Wahaca.

Don’t Miss

Some of the UK’s finest brand ambassadors and bartenders will be back to hold seminars and masterclasses on the art of Mexican cocktail making, such as the classic Margarita.

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Enjoy masterclasses from top bartenders

The Competition

We’ve teamed up with Tequila & Mezcal Fest to offer you the chance to win a pair of tickets worth £20 each for entry into the festival. Simply enter your details below and select the session you would like to attend and you could be the lucky winner.

This competition is now closed.

Tequila & Mezcal Fest |  The Boiler House at the Truman Brewery, Brick Lane | 17-18 September | Saturday Afternoon: from 12 noon-4.30pm, Saturday Evening: from 5-9.30pm, Sunday Afternoon: from 11.30am-4pm, Sunday Evening from 4.30-9pm | Early bird £15 or £20 at the door | Click here to buy tickets 

Terms and conditions

Closing date 11.59am Friday 9 September 2016. No cash alternative. Winners will be picked at random and receive a pair of standard tickets. All entrants will be added to Street Eats London’s regular newsletter – so you’re first to hear food and drink news, recipes and recommendations.

Wahaca tell us how tequila is made…

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