Tag Archives: Del Maguey

A Mezcal Masterclass by Meug & Palenque

It’s been quite a while, since this actually happened. And the way I participated doesn’t make any sense. I had nothing in my agenda on April 30th yet. And since I like Mezcal, but don’t want to buy too many … Continue reading

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Mezcal Festival Day 5: Minero, Del Maguey, 49%

The fourth and last mezcal from the bottle-share, the first one, is the ‘Minero’. The mezcal is produced in Santa Catarina Minas, a couple of miles south of Oaxaca. I was pondering how to write an introduction for this one … Continue reading

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Mezcal Festival Day 4: Del Maguey San Luis Del Rio Azul, 47%

Apparently there was a shortage of agave during 2000 to 2004. Since a lot of the agave used for mezcal is not cultivated but harvested from the wild, the guys at Del Maguey had to come up with something. Add … Continue reading

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Mezcal Festival Day 3: Del Maguey Chichicapa, 46%

Chichicapa is a small village a couple of hours south of Oaxaca, according to Del Maguey’s website. It’s strange since Google Maps doesn’t really pick up on it but does show a Chichicapa north of Oaxaca in the Tabasco. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Mezcal Festival Day 2: Del Maguey Vida, 42%

When I did the bottle share I quickly decided that it would be focused around Del Maguey’s mezcals. Somehow they seemed to be the top of the line and the less random booze of a single village mezcal appealed to … Continue reading

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Happy 2015!

So, this year starts with the obligatory post with new year’s wishes and some resolutions (1600×1200 will do nicely, so that tedious joke is out of the way too). Last year did not really go out with a bang since … Continue reading

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