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El Tinieblo Reposado

El Tinieblo Reposado is a three-agave ensamble produced in the state of Tamaulipas and aged in former bourbon barrels.

Rating: (2 reviews)
Brand:El Tinieblo Mezcal
Mezcalero:Don Baltazar Cruz Gomez
Maguey:Espadin, Sierrudo
Agave:Americana, Angustifolia, Salmiana
Style:Ensamble, Reposado
ABV: 40%
Website: https://www.eltinieblo.com/
About this mezcal

El Tinieblo Reposado is produced using traditional methods by mezcalero Don Baltazar Cruz in the state of Tamaulipas. The agaves are cooked in an earthen pit, crushed with a tahona, and the fermented in open air wooden vats. Next, the spirit is doubled-distilled in copper stills and adjusted to a final ABV of 40%. This reposado is aged from 6 to 9 months in American White Oak wooden barrels previously used for bourbon.

El Tinieblo Mezcal

El Tinieblo is a sustainability-first artisanal mezcal brand and a unique brand in that they are completely self-reliant. Rancho El Tinieblo is a 9,000 acre farm in the state of Tamaulipas where El Tinieblo grows their agave with no pesticides or insecticides. For every agave harvested, El Tinieblo plants 25 new agaves. The mezcal is produced using traditional methods and then bottled in 100% recycled glass hand-blown bottles. The ranch has been producing spirits since 1865 and has, for the most part, remained unchanged. In 1998, it came under the ownership of Alfredo Perez Salinas and the spirits began being marketed under the new brand and the Tinieblo name. The one major change that occurred was the introduction of exotic African animals such as zebras, wildebeest, oryx, water buffalo and watusi, who now roam the ranch.

2 reviews

4.75 out of 5



5 reviews
Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars3 days ago

I really enjoy the softness that the barrel aging gives this well made Mezcal. It has a great palate of vanilla/tobacco and earthiness. The finish is slightly smoky with a lingering honey note. of this Mezcal is



2 reviews
Rated 5 out of 5 stars5 months ago

What a pleasant change from typical mezcals. I liked the variation in flavor that comes from the aging in bourbon barrels. I’m not a fan of the smokier versions so this perfectly fits my tastes.

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