Powered by 100% agave

Balam Comiteco Salmiana

Balam Comiteco Salmiana is produced by maestro Enrique Dias in Amatenango, Chiapas.

Rating: (1 review)
Category:Comiteco
Brand:Balam
Mezcalero:Enrique Dias
Agave:Salmiana
Grind:Shredder
Distillation:Copper
Style:Joven
State:Chiapas
Town:Amatenango
ABV: 43%
Website: https://www.facebook.com/BalamRaicillaMezcal/, opens in new window

About this comiteco

Balam Comiteco Salmiana is produced by maestro Enrique Dias in Amatenango, Chiapas. This is a small batch agave spirit made with Agave salmiana and distilled in clay pots.

Balam

Balam Raicilla and Sotol was launched in 2016 by Xavier Villagran. He has taken careful consideration to find raicilleros that were previously not commercializing their raicilla, which has a reputation of being the moonshine of Mexico. Balam was the second brand of raicilla to legally enter the United States market. Villagrán sources artisanal spirits: mezcals in Oaxaca, raicilla in each of the three distilling regions of Jalisco (costa, sierra, llano), sotols from Chihuahua and Durango, and the rare churique from the tiny agave lechugilla.

Member rating

3.5 out of 5

1 review

Average José

Average José

54 reviews
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars2 months ago

Lote: EL-II-20
Bottle: 037 (of 300L)
ABV: 43%

Nose is wild mushrooms, powdery mildew, Silver Cloud sourmash and cherries – loud and funky.

Enjoyable mix of flavors – toasted pine, orange peel, light juniper, wet soil and ashy clay but unfortunately all of them are too muted by the mash bomb. Hard to drink more than a little and the lower ABV is a bit noticeable.

The finish is more pleasant but still overwhelmed by sours. Last is a nice addition of heat and it’s rare for a reason I suppose but 1 bottle will keep me stocked up for a while.

Lote: EL-II-20
Bottle: 037 (of 300L)
ABV: 43%
Nose is wild mushrooms, powdery mildew, Silver Cloud sourmash and cherries – loud and funky.
Enjoyable mix of flavors – toasted pine, orange peel, light juniper, wet soil and ashy clay but unfortunately all of them are too muted by the mash bomb. Hard to drink more than a little and the lower ABV is a bit noticeable.
The finish is more pleasant but still overwhelmed by sours. Last is a nice addition of heat and it’s rare for a reas

Read more

Review this bottle

Login or create an account to add your tasting notes

Back to top