Alipus San Juan del Rio is produced by Don Rodolfo Juan Juarez, who is also bottled in the Mezcalero brand that is available in the US.
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|Mezcalero:||Joel Antonio Cruz, Rodolfo Juan Juarez|
|Town:||San Juan del Rio|
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About this mezcal
Alipus San Juan del Rio is made with agave Espadin. Alipus started working with Joel Antonio Cruz for this release, however the family turned over distillation to Joel’s younger cousin Rodolfo Juan Juarez a few years ago. This mezcal is distinguished by the conditions of the plants location in reddish and white soils, and long fermentation periods, which will mark the mineral and chalky tones.
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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