Mal Bien Victor and Emanuel Ramos Madrecuixe tasting notes

Mal Bien Victor and Emanuel Ramos Madrecuixe tasting notes

You could drink this for days and never get tired. It’s a great exemplar of the mezcal craft. Details • Location: Mengoli de Morelos • Agave: Madrecuixe • Maestro Mezcalero: Victor and Emanuel Ramos • Quantity: 263 bottles • ABV: 52.3% Nose Fresh mintiness about...
Los Nahuales Special Edition No. 3 tasting notes

Los Nahuales Special Edition No. 3 tasting notes

The Los Nahuales Special Edition No. 3 sings of balance and diversity, reflecting the ensemble of agaves within. Details Location: Santiago MatatlanAgaves: 48% wild tobalá, 26% upland espadín, 13% wild tepextate, 13% sierrudo (agave americana)Maestro Mezcalero: Joel...
Mexican bitters make a stand

Mexican bitters make a stand

If you look closely at many a mezcal bar you’ll find three bottles of Mexican amari that really stand out from Royal Vallet in Mexico. The Fernet-Vallet, Amargo-Vallet, and Granada-Vallet are imported by Jacob Lustig of Haas Brothers which is also responsible for Don...
Delving into the ancestral category

Delving into the ancestral category

Intro Wahaka’s second new project of the year is a back to the future Ensemble en Barro. Details Location: San Dionisio Ocotepec Agave: Cultivated 80% espadin and 20% arroqueño Maestro Mezcalero: Alberto Morales Mendez ABV: 45% Batch: 170 bottles NOM: O148X Background...
Mezcalero 19 tasting notes

Mezcalero 19 tasting notes

Intro A really fun ensemble in the Mezcalero line that has some exceptional flavor gyrations. Details Location: San Luis del Rio Agaves: Cirial and espadin Maestro Mezcalero: Don Baltazar Cruz Gonzales ABV: 47.8% Distilled March 2015, released 2017 500 liters produced...