Review #1469 – Bozal Tobasiche

The Schtick: Made with Karwinskii agave strain Tobasiche, this expression from Bozal is distilled using copper. Slightly older at harvest than most espadin, I find a lot of diversity in the flavors Tobasiche can bring, so I’m excited to be giving this a go. Let’s dive in,

Review #1469 | Mezcal Review #80

Distiller: Adrian Bautista

Bottler: Bozal

Brand: Bozal

Selection: N/A

ABV: 47% ABV

Age: NA


Nose: Beef jerky, pickled onion, green bell pepper, string beans. Rich cream cheese frosting.

Taste: Rich with clay, minerality, salinity. Pepper, faint wood smoke. Confectioners sugar, cream.

Finish: Peppery, string bean, minerality, pineapple. Bizarre and fun – the salinity adds a fun touch. Minerality, some wood smoke, are all there and add some nice complexity.

Overall: Interesting, unique, delicious. It’s a bit dis-jointed, but I won’t turn down a glass.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 5


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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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