At Long Last: Almamezcalera Pal’Alma Arrives

At Long Last: Almamezcalera Pal’Alma Arrives

Most of you are probably familiar with Erick Rodríguez’s iconic brand, Almamezcalera Pal’Alma. The poetic brand name evokes the connection between mezcal and the soul. Erick is a staple at Mexico In A Bottle, and the mezcals regularly make appearances on the social...
Mexican whiskey has arrived

Mexican whiskey has arrived

Before mezcal found me, I was a whiskey drinker, specifically bourbon. It appealed to my desire to nurse a drink, sipping slowly over time, sometimes neat, sometimes over ice. I was no connoisseur, and most of what I drank was in the Maker’s Mark/Woodford Reserve...
Hacienda de Bañuelos Tequilana Tasting Notes

Hacienda de Bañuelos Tequilana Tasting Notes

Details Location: Bañuelos, ZacatecasAgave: Blue Weber (A. tequilana)Maestro Mezcalero: Jaime and Fortino Bañuelos Quantity: 1996 bottles / 1497 litersVintage: 2018Lote: 21ABV: 40.7Tasting keywords: Classic caramelized agave.NOM: Z73CBuy it today Nose Very light with...
Espíritu Lauro tasting notes

Espíritu Lauro tasting notes

Details Location: San Agustin Amatengo, OaxacaAgave: 70% Espadín / 30% Cirial ensemble (A. angustifolia haw and A. karwinskii)Maestro Mezcalero: Espiritu CorsaABV: 40%Tasting keywords: Cinnamon, chocolate. NOM: O138XBuy it today Nose A crisp touch of roast agave....
Bacanora YooWe Tasting Notes

Bacanora YooWe Tasting Notes

Details Location: Alamos, Sonora Agave: A. angustifolia haw (pacifica) Maestro Mezcalero: Ramon Miranda Quantity: 400 bottles ABV: 43.6 Tasting keywords: Fresh pickled jalapeño NOM: 168 Buy it today  Detail of YooWe Bacanora’s rear label. Detail of YooWe...
Batuq

Batuq

Batuq is a producer owned Bacanora from Rafael Adelberto Encinas Molina and family who make it on the family ranch outside of San Pedro de la Cueva in Sonora. It is yet another fantastic example of the greatness of the Bacanora space. Rafael Encinas Molina and sons,...