Intro The Mezcalero series just keeps on rolling forward with amazing finds from across Oaxaca. These are all micro releases the way things used to be done so if you get a chance, don't pass it up. Details Location: San Juan del
Last night I had a chance to hit the launch party at Oakland's Tamarindo for the new mezcal "La Palabra." There is one type, an espadin from San Juan del Rio in Oaxaca. It comes in a beautiful square bottle which mimics the decanter found in the mezcalero's home. At 50%, it is no wallflower and has a full bodied flavor to match.
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
While the Los Danzantes line of Alipús mezcals have long been available in Mexico they're just premiering in the United States right now. Craft Distillers is the importer and they should be on store shelves sometime this August. We recently