Mezcal

Review #1174 – Aprendiz Espadin-Tepextate Ensamble

Review #1174 | Agave Review #74 – Aprendiz Espadin-Tepextate Ensamble The Schtick: Aprendiz Espadin-Tepextate ensamble is produced by Isaías Martínez in San Juan del Río, Oaxaca. Aprendiz Mezcal is produced through a completely handmade processes, respecting the traditional way of making mezcal. This ensamble is made with 80% agave Espadin and 20% agave Tepextate. – Mezcal …

Review #1165 – Nuestra Soledad El Jolgorio Oaxaca

Review #1165 | Mezcal Review #14 – Nuestra Soledad | El Jolgorio Oaxaca The Schtick: This is a mezcal made from 100% Espadin by master distiller Valentin Cortes and Gegorio Martinez. It is bottled by El Jolgorio. This specific vintage, bottled in 2016, hails from Matatlan, in Oaxaca.  Distiller: El Jolgorio Bottler: El Jolgorio Selection: N/A ABV: 45% ABV Age: NA …

Review #1162 – Ilegal Reposado

Review #1162 | Mezcal Review #13 – Ilegal Reposado Mezcal The Schtick: This is a 100% Espadin Mezcal that spends 4 months aging in American oak barrels. It is produced in the same manner as the recent [Ilegal Joven] that I recently reviewed.  Distiller: Ilegal Bottler: Ilegal Selection: N/A ABV: 40% ABV Age: 4 Months Nose: Sweet nectar, stinky agave, vinegar, pickled …