Review #1298 – Alipus Destillado en Barro

The Schtick: Distilled by Tio Leonardo, this destillado en barro is a blend of 80% Espadin agave and 20% Arroqueno agave. Let’s dive in.

Review #1298 | Mezcal Review #36

Distiller: Tio Leonardo

Bottler: Alipus

Selection: N/A

ABV: 47.0% ABV

Age: NAS


Nose: Cream cheese frosting, fresh lemon and pine. Faint vegetable, but nothing pungent. No ethanol.

Taste: Sweet vanilla cream, cracked pepper and light clay presence. Honey, faint ash. Nice mouth feel. Super creamy and rich.

Finish: Long, rich and filled with pepper, clay, lemons, cream and a nice cream cheese frosting note.

Overall: Really impressive release here. Big fan.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 7


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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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