Alipus Santa Ana XX Aniversario is a special one-time release from Alipus Mezcal, marking the 20th Anniversary of the brand.
Alipus Santa Ana XX Aniversario
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|Maguey:||Espadin, Tepeztate, Tobala|
|Agave:||Angustifolia, Marmorata, Potatorum|
|Batch size:||416 bottles|
|Website:||http://www.alipus.com/, opens in new window|
About this mezcal
Alipus Santa Ana XX Aniversario is a single-batch using wild agaves, to celebrate 20 years of Alipus. The tiny town of Santa Ana, Oaxaca (population approximately 376 people) has been a cornerstone of the Alipus lineup and this special, one-time release shows it. This mezcal is made from Maguey Espadin, Tepeztate, and Tobala. It was produced by the Hernandez Melchor family in June 2019.
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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Lot AE0XXSRH. Bottle 067/416. A bit peppery on the nose. Lots of Tepextate and Espadin coming through in the aromas: green peppers, aloe, fresh parsley, and cilantro. Also aromas of gun powder and chalky minerals, like hunting on a dry riverbed. The palate is surprisingly soft, and bit buttery. It’s a little hot, but very floral. Note of lavender, coconut, barbershop smells, rose pedals, and fresh flowery breeze.