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Los Nahuales Special Edition No. 3

Los Nahuales Special Edition No. 3 is made with four agaves that create a unique experience together. Like other Special Editions, this may be hard to find.

Rating: (2 reviews)
Brand:Los Nahuales Mezcal
NOM:NOM-O14X
Mezcalero:Karina Abad Rojas
Agave:Espadin, Sierrudo, Tepeztate, Tobala
Distillation:Copper
Style:Ensamble
State:Oaxaca
Town:Santiago Matatlan
ABV: 47%
Batch size: 576 bottles
Release year: 2018
Website: http://craftdistillers.com/trade-info/los-nahuales-info/
About this mezcal

Los Nahuales Special Edition No. 3  is made with four different agaves: wild Tobalá (48%), with wild Tepeztate (13%), cultivated upland Espadin (26%), and a bit of the enormous and scarce agave Sierrudo (13%). This mezcal is extraordinarily balanced, complex, and rich. It was distilled by Karina Abad, who manages the Alipus and Mezcalero programs as well as running the distillery in Santiago Matatlan. She has worked closely with dozens of distillers all over the Oaxaca Valley, becoming familiar with differing distillation methods, differing yeasts, and all kinds of agaves from many different microclimates. Her knowledge of mezcal really shows here.

Los Nahuales Mezcal

Los Nahuales mezcal is distilled at the Déstileria Los Danzantes in Santiago Matatlan, the world capital of mezcal, south of Oaxaca city. The mezcals are branded as Los Nahuales in the USA due to trademark issues. Though the mezcaleros behind this mezcal have been making it for generations, the Los Danzantes brand has been around since 1997.

2 reviews

4 of out 5 stars


Jonny on Nov 8, 2018

248 reviews

  • Overall:

Very different and interesting. This has a lot going on for the palate. It’s got a bit of bite but lots of full flavors of fresh citrus and bright sunshine. Notes of limes, tangerine, grapefruit, and whipped cream. It’s like if Florida had a state pie made only out of fruit grown in Florida. Really enjoying this. 4 Stars.

Tyler on Nov 7, 2018

233 reviews

  • Overall:

Delicious ensemble from Karina. Bright and full of citrus. Lots of tobala with some spicy undertones of tepextate. Flavors jump around from dried fruit, toffee, to green grass. She has made some nice ensembles recently and I enjoyed this more than the previous release (Cirial + Espadin).

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