Alipús San Miguel Special Edition 2018 was produced in August 2015 by Don Jesús Ríos using 100% maguey Arroqueño and stored for aging until June 2018.
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|Mezcalero:||Jesus Rios, Leonardo Rojas|
|ABV:||47.5% or 48%|
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About this mezcal
Alipús San Miguel Special Edition 2018 was produced in August 2015 by Don Jesús Ríos in Potrero, San Miguel Sola de Vega, Oaxaca using 4950 kg. of maguey Arroqueño (agave Americana) grown in Agua de Chano, near Los Sabinos Sola de Vega. The mezcal was stored for aging and then bottled in June 2018. A batch bottled for exclusive sale in duty-free stores in Mexican airports was produced by Don Leonardo Rojas in September and October 2018 using 53% maguey Arroqueño and 47% maguey Espadin. Both mezcaleros crush their agaves by hand and distill in clay pots in Sola de Vega.
Known batch information:
- 500 liters (Lot. AESM-003) by Don Jesús
- 293 liters (Lot. AESM-006) by Don Jesús
- 1,317 bottles (Lot. AESM-008) by Don Leonardo
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.