Tag Archives: Mezcal

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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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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Benevá Añejo Mezcal, 38%

The second totally random sample from DSA’s array of niceness. That this was a Mezcal was something that was rather clear from the beginning, although the oak aging bit masked the normally stand out scents quite a bit. I know … Continue reading

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What? More bottle shares? Again?

Exactly 36 days ago I wrote about left overs from bottle shares. While most of these bottles have not been emptied yet, I am already planning new ones. I’ve got some things in the running at the moment that I … Continue reading

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Mezcal Bottle share #3: Los Danzantes and Alipus

Ladies and Gentlemen, I’m doing another bottle share. I keep finding Mezcal a hugely interesting drink. And while not even all bottles from the previous share have been reviewed yet (my to-review queue is about a mile long by now) … Continue reading

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Alacrán Mezcal Joven, 46%

This is one of the two remaining mezcals that I still needed to review from the last bottle-share. I’ve been working my way through the scraps of some of those I already reviewed for a while now and thought it … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo: Three Mezcales de Leyenda

A while ago I did a second Mezcal bottle-share of which I haven’t reviewed yet. It’s about high I did, since I have been sipping from them and I don’t want them to get emptied before I wrote tasting notes. … Continue reading

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Mezcal Festival Day 6: Ilegal Joven, 40%

The last of my mezcal collection until yesterday. Yesterday the five new mezcals for the second bottle share came in, but I’m going to do some whiskies again before reviewing those. Anyway, this one is one I bought from The … 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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