Alipus San Baltazar is made with agave Espadin grown at around 4100 feet above sea level. This is one of the more popular Alipus releases.
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|Mezcalero:||Cirilo Hernandez, Cosme Hernandez|
|Town:||San Baltazar Guélavila|
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About this mezcal
Alipus San Baltazar is made with agave Espadin. Don Cosme Hernandez and his son Cirilo ferment this Mezcal in very old pine vats. Their Mezcals are soft, well-fruited, with minerality. San Baltazar is the most popular Alipús in the Mexican market (by sales), meaning that it can be more limited abroad.
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.
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