Balancan Tuxca Artesanal tasting notes

Balancan Tuxca Artesanal tasting notes

This label from the Laika Spirits, the importers of Cruz del Fuego and other Mexican spirits, is part of the burgeoning space of uncertified Mexican spirits. This one represents the borderland of Jalisco and Colima, potentially the birthplace of mezcal, definitely a...
Balancan Destilado Artesanal tasting notes

Balancan Destilado Artesanal tasting notes

An extremely distinct uncertified mezcal from a young talent in the Oaxacan mezcal world. I talked to the the founders of the Balancan brand in another article about the details of this project. Details Location: Santa Maria Ixcatlan, OaxacaUncertifiedAgave:...
Mal Bien Lucio Morales López tasting notes

Mal Bien Lucio Morales López tasting notes

A really rich mezcal that is a testament to Oaxacan tradition. Details • Location: San Dionisio Octotepec • Agave: Espadin • Maestro Mezcalero: Lucio Morales López • ABV: 45.1% Tasting experience The nose is incredibly full bodied and redolent of agave roast....
La Jicarita Sierra Negra Tasting Notes

La Jicarita Sierra Negra Tasting Notes

This is a nice, straightforward mezcal made for your sessions. Details Location: Santiago Matatlan Agave: Sierra Negra Maestro Mezcalero: Celso Martínez López Quantity: 155 cases ABV: 48 NOM: O349X Flavor keywords: Warm, granite, contrasts well with food. Nose A nice...
La Jicarita Pechuga – Tasting Notes

La Jicarita Pechuga – Tasting Notes

A quality pechuga – the price makes you want to drink so much more!  Details Location: Santiago MatatlánAgave: EspadínMaestro Mezcalero: Celso Martínez LópezQuantity: 78 casesABV: 48NOM: O349X Flavor keywords: Strawberry, banana, classic pechuga. Nose...