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Alipus Ensamble

Alipus Ensamble is a blend of 80% agave Espadin and 20% semi-wild agave Bicuishe. The result is a bright, floral, and richly-textured Mezcal.

Rating: (3 reviews)
Brand:Alipus Mezcal
NOM:NOM-O14X
Mezcalero:Don Valente Angel García
Agave:Bicuishe, Espadin
Distillation:Copper
Style:Ensamble
State:Oaxaca
Town:San Andres
ABV: 47%
Website: www.alipus.com
About this mezcal

Alipus Ensamble was originally released in the US in mid-2016. There have been additional releases since due it’s popularity. It is made by mezcalero Don Valente Angel is San Andrés, Oaxaca and it contains many of the signature qualities that one expects when drinking mezcal made by this master mezcalero. This mezcal is a blend of 80% agave Espadin and 20% semi-wild agave Bicuishe. The result is a bright, floral, and richly-textured Mezcal.

Alipus Mezcal

Alipús was born in 1999, as a project of the Destilería Los Danzantes, with Don Joel Antonio and sons as the first producers, in San Juan del Río. Subsequently, Don Eduardo Hernández, of Santa Ana del Río, making Alipús Santa Ana mezcal; Don Cosme Hernandez and his son Cirilo in San Baltazar Guelavila, who make the Alipús San Baltazar mezcal; Don Valente Angel and sons, of Santa María La Pila, with the Alipús San Andrés mezcal. In 2013, Alipús San Luis was incorporated, made by Don Baltazar Cruz and sons, of San Luis del Río, and Alipús San Miguel, made by Don Felix García, Leonardo Rojas, and Tío Jesús in the Potrero Sola de Vega.

3 reviews

3.7 of out 5 stars


Tyler

Tyler

313 reviews
2 years ago

Another tasty mezcal treat from Don Valente Angel. This time it’s an 80/20 blend of espadin and bicuishe. There is a lot of minerality with salt, citrus, then banana and whipped cream. There is a brief bite near the end of your sip that brings on another burst of minerals. Lot SABI015/15 which I think is the first batch of 800 bottles.

Jonny

Jonny

328 reviews
2 years ago

Lote SABIO15/15. Bottle 375/800. Notes of fresh flowers and pollen on the nose. Very soft and clean aromas. Tasting notes include more fresh flowers, mountain breeze, tangerine, grapefruit, and lime. This bottle is very Don Valente, with his Mezcals’ signature velvety texture on the palate.

Keith

Keith

33 reviews
3 years ago

HONEY, green olive brine, sea salt, agave, ripe banana, grapefruit, smoke. Almost four stars for me.

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