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Mezcalistas

Xicala Joven Tasting Notes

Details

  • Location:  Tlacolula, Oaxaca
  • Agave: Espadín / A. angustifolia
  • ABV: 43%
  • Tasting keywords: Rubbing alcohol, green wood.
  • NOM: 001X
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Nose

Very light.

Taste

Starts smooth and evolves into a combination of rubbing alcohol and a touch of dandelion.

Method / Background Notes

Roasted underground in conical oven, crushed by tahona, fermented in wooden vats for eight days, double distilled.

Max co-founded Mezcalistas with Susan way back in 2012. Before that he was a journalist at Salon.com and The San Francisco Chronicle.

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