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Cuish Ensamble

Mezcales Cuish Ensamble was produced in September 2017 by José Santiago using maguey Espadin and maguey Cuish in Santiago Matatlán, Oaxaca.

About this mezcal

This exported release of Mezcales Cuish Ensamble was produced in September 2017 by José Santiago using maguey Espadin and maguey Cuish in Santiago Matatlán, Oaxaca. The agaves are cooked in an underground over and then crushed using a horse-drawn tahona. Next, it is fermented with well water in and native wild yeast in Montezuma cypress vats. Lastly, it is distilled twice in a copper still. The final distillate is adjusted using twice puntas and colas.

Cuish Mezcales

Mezcales Cuish is made up of rural producers that are dedicated to the production and commercialization of traditional Oaxacan mezcal from different regions and agave varieties.

For many years, Mezcales Cuish has operated a mezcaleria in Oaxaca City a few blocks southwest of Mercado Benito Juarez. A second location was opened in Centro, Oaxaca. In 2019, the brand began exporting to the United States. Mezcal Reviews lists a mix of their exported releases along with Oaxaca releases requested by website members.

2 reviews

3.5 out of 5

Jonny

Jonny

618 reviews
Rated 3 out of 5 stars4 years ago

Clean aromas with hints of green vegetables like lettuce, celery, and broccoli. Tastes of of leather, tobacco, burnt green beans, charred apples, and smoked dates. Soft and bit buttery. This is nice.

GreenspointTexas

GreenspointTexas

382 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars4 years ago

I think i remember this being solid? Was pretty out of it at the time

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