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5 Sentidos Pechuga de Azul

5 Sentidos Pechuga de Azul is part of “La Colección Mixteca,” a curated selection of small-batch spirits from the Mixteca region of Oaxaca and Puebla.

Rating: (2 reviews)
Category:Destilado de Agave
Cost:$$$
Brand:5 Sentidos
Mezcalero:Delfino Tobón Mejia
Maguey:Azul
Agave:Tequilana
Grind:Shredder
Distillation:Copper, Steel
Style:Pechuga
State:Puebla
Town:San Pablo Ameyaltepec
ABV: 48.2%
Batch size: 200 liters
Release year: 2021
Website: http://www.drink5sentidos.com/, opens in new window

About this destilado de agave

Distilled by maestro mezcalero Delfino Tobón Mejía in the verdant mountain valley of San Pablo Ameyaltepec, this crisp and bright Pechuga uses a once-distilled batch of locally-grown maguey Azul (Agave tequilana weber) as the base spirit. For the second distillation Delfino adds raw chicken, green apple, plátano macho, star anise, fennel, cinnamon, chocolate, and almonds, amongst other ingredients, to the boiling chamber of his custom made three-plate stainless steel & copper still. The result is a mezcal as brilliant and alive as the springs that give life to the
dessert mountains that surround San Pablo.

5 Sentidos

5 Sentidos is named after the five senses that their mezcaleros use to produce their agave spirits. The producers of this mezcal do not use any model machinery or tools, being guided only by their senses throughout the production process. The brand was launched by El Destilado restaurant in centro Oaxaca. The restaurant is known for it’s creative menu, unique cocktails, and exception agave spirits. The brand is a curated tour of Mexico with a wide range of expressions that are made by some of the best mezcaleros in the region. Cinco Sentidos is uncertified mezcal and is labeled as “Destilado de Agave”.

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2 reviews

2.25 out of 5

GreenspointTexas

GreenspointTexas

358 reviews
Rated 1 out of 5 stars2 months ago

Wayyyyy too much anise. Literally borders on herbsaint. Agave notes nowhere to be found. Had trouble finishing the 2 oz I had

Tyler

Tyler

574 reviews
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars5 months ago

Lots of anise. Red apple skins. Cinnamon. As Sean at Tobala/Whistlers in Austin said – a Christmas pechuga. The more I drink, the more I like it. Lovely festive mezcal, a bit too anise heavy. A friend said it tasted like Jagermeister. It might change over time. I love the unique qualities of this mezcal.

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