Tasting Notes: Los Nahuales Special Edition No. 1

The Los Nahuales Special Edition No. 1 is the first and, hopefully only the first, in a series of special editions from one of the longest standing and most prominent mezcal brands in the United States. The details: – Location: Santiago Matatlán – Agave:...

Tasting Notes: La Niña del Mezcal Bacanora

Long known for her flagship espadín La Niña del Mezcal’s Cecilia Murrieta is releasing intriguing bottles that span the agave spirits universe. The details: – Location: San Pedro de la Cueva, Sonora – Agave: Agave yaquiana – Maestro Mescalero: Rafael...

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...