Tasting Notes: Mezcalero Special Bottling No. 2

  This is the second in Craft Distillers’ Special Bottling series. First came the Mezcalero series, then this. The quality is amazing. The details: Location: Santa María La Pila, Mihuatlán, Oaxaca Agave: Dobadaan aka agave rhodacantha Maestro Mezcalero: Don...

Tasting Notes: Alipús San Andrés Ensamble

The Alipús line continues to evolve. The latest addition is an ensamble which originally was designed to replace the San Andrés, now it appears it will complement it. The details: Location: Santa María La Pila, Mihuatlán, Oaxaca Agave: 80% Espadín, 20% Bicuishe...

Tasting Notes: Mezcalero #15

The latest bottle in Craft Distillers’ stellar Mezcalero series of small batch mezcals is out and it’s quite a marvel. First the details: Location: San Luis del Rio, Tlacolula Agave: Sierra Negra Maestro Mezcalero:Don Baltazar Cruz Gomez Distillation Date:...

Amarás, Amores, Anchor – AAA tasting notes

If you attended Tales of the Cocktail last summer you may have been lucky enough to taste Mezcal Amarás at its American launch. It’s finally available in retail establishments and bars. You can ascribe the delay between launch and street date to, of all things,...