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La Condesa's Tepache Margarita

[Photographs: Melody Fury]

Tepache is an ancient Mayan pineapple spirit and La Condesa's version is "slightly fermented and has the spark of kombucha," according to Nate Wales. Making tepache at home may sound daunting, you really just combine a few ingredients and let it ferment undisturbed.

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About the author: Melody Fury is a writer and food photographer that shares her time between Austin, TX and Vancouver, BC. See what she's imbibing on Twitter @GourmetFury.

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