Review #1278 – El Jolgorio Pechuga Black Bottle 2016 7th Edition

The Schtick: A pechuge distilled from the 2016 harvest, this black bottle from El Jolgorio was distilled by Jose Cortes Santiago. This is the 7th Edition.

Review #1278 | Mezcal Review #31

Distiller: El Jolgorio

Bottler: El Jolgorio

Selection: N/A

ABV: 48% ABV

Age: NA

Nose: Confectioners sugar, melon, wheat, super sweet no funk, etc

Taste: Faint funk, lots of sweetness, honey, earth. Clay, rhubarb, white pepper, super creamy.

Finish: Short, a bit of heat, vanilla bean, caramel, white pepper, light salinity. Light vegetation.

Overall: Really great expression sporting a profile that isn’t super common. Really cool to give a go.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 7

6 Most Recent El Jolgorio Expressions I Have Reviewed:



1 | Disgusting | So bad I poured it out.

2 | Poor | I wouldn’t consume by choice.

3 | Bad | Multiple flaws.

4 | Sub-par | Not bad, but many things I’d rather have.

5 | Good | Good, just fine.

6 | Very Good | A cut above.

7 | Great | Well above average

8 | Excellent | Really quite exceptional.

9 | Incredible | An all time favorite

10 | Perfect | Perfect

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