Alipus adds a bottle to its line

  Alipus is already a big force in the mezcal world because of its high quality, entry level of price point of $48, and presentation of the diversity of espadin. But now Craft Distillers has a fourth bottle in their Alipus line, the Santa Ana del Rio which brings...

Join us for Mezcal Martes!

It’s been a while since one of our big tastings but we’ve been busy with private tastings (yes! we definitely do them, just email if you’re interested) and events like our recent pouring at the Mexican Museum so now we’re getting back to the...

Espadin tasting

Last week we ran through an espadin tasting which featured: 1) Wahaka Joven 2) Metl Blanco 3) El Prometido (private reserve) 4) Del Maguey Chichicapa   Wahaka Joven A subtle body, nice and round with slight agave notes.  At 40 percent it’s a great...

Silvestres and espadin tasting

We just finished our third tasting this time focused entirely on mezcals that we brought back from a recent trip to Oaxaca.  We paired off silvestres and espadins for comparison and contrast.  All are in the traditional Oaxacan style. We tasted: 1) Pierde Almas...