Tag Archives: Espadin

Five Mezcals by ‘El Jolgorio’

Some years ago when whisky was going through another massive price hike I decided it was time to broaden my horizon, and after some dabbling in jenever and rum I ended up with a bottle of mezcal. I found this … Continue reading

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Mezcal Festival Prolongation: Another bottle-share

I announced it on Facebook yesteday, and I sent out some emails to my Dutch bottle-share buddies. But since they haven’t filled up the bottle-share yet, I’m trying to give it a bit more exposure here. The previous bottle-share with … 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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