Don Cuco Suave Sotol - Smokey Smooth

Don Cuco Suave Sotol - Smokey Smooth

I have tasted my first Sotol, called Don Cuco Suave. Sotol is the drink of Chihuahua, Durango and Coahuila states. At one time considered by all to be one of the five agave based Mezcals, although it is technically from the Sotol plant (Dasylirion wheeleri), and not actually considered a

Cielo Rojo Bacanora - Milder & Less Smoky than Most Mezcals

Cielo Rojo Bacanora - Milder & Less Smoky than Most Mezcals

I have tasted my first Bacanora blanco called Cielo Rojo, which is the first premium Bacanora (effective Feb. 2011) to be imported into the USA, from the Baviacora-Aconchi-Banamichi appellation, of the Rio Sonora-Sierra Madre Mountain region. Bacanora is named after the town of Bacanora, which is in the state of

Metl Mezcal is an Explosive & Pleasant Surprise

Metl Mezcal is an Explosive & Pleasant Surprise

I tried a Mezcal called 'Metl', and it is a rare variety of mixed agaves. Metl is the Nahuatl (Aztec) name for the Agave plant and is delicious, very strong and full of flavors. Realize that even if Mezcal was the same 80 proof/40% abv of tequila, it would

All Types of Agave Spirits Explained

All Types of Agave Spirits Explained

You guys ready to learn something? I'm branching out to become educated in ALL agave spirits, NOT just tequila and have purchased a few Mezcals, Sotol and some Bacanora. STAY TUNED for my reviews on these mysterious, hard to find, some once illegal, underground type agave spirits. Remember there are

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