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La Jicarita Pechuga

La Jicarita Pechuga is produced by Celso Martínez López in Santiago Matatlan, Oaxaca using a secret family recipe that includes turkey, a variety of seasonal fruits, grains, nuts and local herbs.

Rating: (3 reviews)
Brand:La Jicarita Mezcal
NOM:NOM-O349X
Mezcalero:Celso Martínez López
Agave:Espadin
Grind:Tahona
Distillation:Copper
Style:Pechuga
State:Oaxaca
Town:Santiago Matatlan
ABV: 48%
Age of plant: 7-10 years
Batch size: 468 bottles
Release year: 2019
Website: http://frijolotes.com/
About this mezcal

La Jicarita Pechuga is produced by Celso Martínez López in Santiago Matatlan, Oaxaca. This pechuga was made with 100% agave Espadin using a secret family recipe that includes turkey, a variety of seasonal fruits, grains, nuts and local herbs. The agaves were cooked in a conical earth oven for 3-5 days. The cooked agaves were crushed by a horse-drawn Chilean stone mill, fermented naturally for 6-15 days, and double distilled in copper pots. The raw turkey is suspended in the still during the second distillation. This mezcal has notes of minerals, mango, fennel, and black pepper.

Awards:

  • Double Gold – San Francisco World Spirits Competition (2019)
La Jicarita Mezcal

La Jicarita Mezcal is a product of Frijolotes LLC, a spirit import and worldwide distributing company. The company specializes in handcrafted small-batch mezcal produced with traditional methods passed down for generations. The company has worked the regulatory and logistical hurdles to assemble a supply chain into the heart of Mexico. The founders, Young Jung & Fred Baptista, met in the art department at San Francisco State University in 1997 and the idea for this company began in 2006 when the pair drove through Mexico for 30 days with a group of college friends. 11 years later the company began after a night of mezcal drinking with the mission to bring back a little piece of awesomeness from Mexico to share with everyone.

3 reviews

4.3 of out 5 stars


El_Cura

El_Cura

21 reviews
3 weeks ago

What a delightful Pechuga. Delicious bubble gum on the nose. I second both Jonny and Tyler’s herb/botanical on the palate, think Aquavit with bananas and cherries. Long lasting burning finish. I plan on stocking up on this fine mezcal.

Jonny

Jonny

341 reviews
4 months ago

Rich and full aromas of juniper and gin botanicals, plantains, big red bubble gum, and sweet bell peppers. The palate is equally as full. Crazy flavors all over the palate. Tons of herbs and spices, spearmint, Rosemary, mole, bubble gum, with a white onion finish. This is very enjoyable.

Tyler

Tyler

323 reviews
4 months ago

Wild aromas. Like Big League Chew bubble gum and mole. Herbal on the palate. Gin and tonic. Viscous. Warm finish.

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