Review #1416 – Almamezcalera Sonora

The Schtick: This Almamezcalera expression is distilled from Lechuguilla by Fidel Lagarda Burgos using a clay pot and radiator. This batch is from February of 2017. Let’s see how it is.

Review #1416 | Mezcal Review #70

Distiller: Fidel Lagarda Burgos

Bottler: Fidel Lagarda Burgos

Brand: Fidel Lagarda Burgos

Selection: N/A

ABV: 55% ABV

Age: NA


Nose: Vanilla bean, meaty and savory. Onion, clove, beef jerky. Super meaty.

Taste: Sweet sugar, nice mouth feel. Meaty and savory – peppery and mineral forward. Lots to enjoy, though it leans heavy on the savory.

Finish: Minerality, pepper, leek, onion, beef jerky and bouillon.

Overall: I like this, and it has a lot going on. Nice and meaty and savory.

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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