Mezcalero 21 tasting notes

Mezcalero 21 tasting notes

An otherworldly nose doesn’t stand in the way of complete mezcal experience. Details • Location: San Luis del Rio • Agave: Ensemble of Cirial, Tepextate, and Tobala • Maestro Mezcalero: Don Baltazar Cruz Gonzales • Quantity: 744 bottles • ABV: 48% • NOM: O14X •...
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...
Mezcalero Special Bottling #3 tasting notes

Mezcalero Special Bottling #3 tasting notes

Intro The Mezcalero series just keeps on rolling forward with amazing finds from across Oaxaca. These are all micro releases the way things used to be done so if you get a chance, don’t pass it up. Details Location: San Juan del Rio Agave: Wild tobala Maestro...
Mezcalero #18 tasting notes

Mezcalero #18 tasting notes

Ansley Coale at Craft Distillers continues a stellar run of small batch releases with the Mescalero #18. This is a mix of Bicuixe, Madrecuixe, Mexicano, and Espadín from the Miahuatlan area. Don Valente is the maestro mezcalero behind this bottle as well as the...

You buried my mezcal in shit?

In goat shit, to be precise. Take a look at the video below where Craft Distillers’ Ansley Coale introduces Mezcalero Special #4 with the full story on how you pull great aging characteristics from mezcal. It’s a blend of espadín and wild bicuixe but...