Review #1348 – Las Perlas de Jalisco Raicilla de Costa

The Schtick: This Raicilla is distilled by Santiago Diaz Ramos using Verde and Amarillo agave. Produced using copper and steel still, this is bottled at 48% in Jalisco. Let’s see how it is.

Review #1348 | Raicilla Review #52

Distiller: Santiago Díaz Ramos

Bottler: Las Perlas

Brand: Las Perlas

Selection: N/A

ABV: 48% ABV

Age: NA


Nose: Sweet vinegar and oil, light brine. Not a lot gets by the vinegar note, save for a little olive.

Taste: Sweet, lots of confectioners sugar, some woody ash, some vinegar and a nice mineral note. Mouth feel is a bit on the thin side, but proof is just right.

Finish: Medium to long – ashy and smoke forward, with some wood, minerality, faint sweetness and some pepper

Overall: Really interesting transformation from vinegar to an ashy mineral bomb. I really like this.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 6


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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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