Review #1282 – Farolito Penca Verde Joven

The Schtick: “Farolito Penca Verde is made by maestro Valentin Celis, who has been making mezcal for In Situ Mezcaleria in Oaxaca City for many years.” – Mezcal Reviews. I drank this with a buddy during a tour of some fun mezcals. Let’s see how it is.

Review #1282 | Mezcal Review #33

Distiller: Farolito

Bottler: Farolito

Selection: N/A

ABV: 45.39% ABV

Age: NA


Nose: Cream cheese, confectioners sugar, green beans, lemon bar.

Taste: Honey, lemon, lime, mango, cream cheese icing

Finish: Sweet light pepper, honey creamy. So rich, with a perfect blend of pepper, and sweetness.

Overall: Phenomenal – one of the best Mezcals I’ve had in some time. This profile was lovely, a perfect blend of sweet, vegetal and tangy fruits.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 8


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Decoded:

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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