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Marca Negra Espadin

Marca Negra Espadin has a fresh and clean aroma of ripe fruit. This Mezcal is moderately priced, and works well as a mixer or enjoyed neat.

About this mezcal

Mezcal Marca Negra Espadin has a fresh and clean aroma of ripe fruit, followed by roasted fruits, then, rich sweet milky a citrus touch, clean and delicious finish.  At 50% ABV this is stronger than most other Espadin Mezcal’s but the alcohol does not overpower the the taste. This Mezcal is moderately priced, and works well as a mixer or enjoyed neat. The mezcalero, palenque, and ABV may vary by bottle. Check your bottle for details.

Marca Negra Mezcal

Mezcal Marca Negra is made for all who wish to explore and embrace the ancient traditions of true mezcal. The handprint on the bottle represents the tireless work of the master distillers and the ancient knowledge that marks each and every batch. Marca Negra seeks the purest and most diverse expressions of this fantastic spirit, wherever they made be found. Due to limited batch production, the product line changes constantly. New mezcal varieties are created while others cease to exist. Mezcal Marca Negra is 48% ABV or higher because the mezcal is bottled at the alcohol level preferred by the maestro mezcaleros. Check your bottles for details about each specific batch.

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17 reviews

3.62 out of 5


Gregg T&T

Gregg T&T

100 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars5 months ago

Batch XJM21-17 441/5325 Super solid! This one is buttery with an oily mouthfeel and notes of citrus and pepper.

GreenspointTexas

GreenspointTexas

273 reviews
Rated 3 out of 5 stars1 year ago

Full bodied, oily. Punches you in the face. Slight harshness on the finish. Just ok

MezcAleman

MezcAleman

12 reviews
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars1 year ago

Batch: BP15-19 ABV 51,5%
Nice agave on the nose and fresh fruit. Alcohol burning a little bit but not unpleasant. Not a lot of smoke.
Smooth mouth feel for 51,5%. Nice Espadin. Roasted fruit on the pellet.
For my taste it could have a little bit less ABV.

Wanderingspider

Wanderingspider

46 reviews
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars1 year ago

Definitely good for an Espadin and especially for the price I got it at.
Quite warm at 50% and very dry I found as well but otherwise nice balance of smoke and other flavours.
Decent sipper, nice for mixed drinks.

Cy Bister

Cy Bister

16 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars1 year ago

Alcohol, sweet fruit and flowers on the nose as well as herbaceous notes and slight campfire. Taste is a nice complex sweet – cantaloupe, jack-fruit, and dates mix with vanilla. The finish is hot and spicy/peppery with understated (but definitely there) minerality. It’s quite nice.

t8ke

t8ke

144 reviews
Rated 3 out of 5 stars1 year ago

Medium mouth feel – pleasant sweetness. Proof feels just right. Sweet cream, pepper, light clay and soil with a nice earthy finish. Light minerality. Excellent mouth feel as it sits.

Excellent look at another Espadin – and one of my favorites so far. This does what it needs to well, and doesn’t do anything poorly.

agavesyrup

agavesyrup

2 reviews
Rated 5 out of 5 stars1 year ago

Great mezcal both for sipping or cocktails, smokey but balanced

El_Cura

El_Cura

31 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars2 years ago

Espadin sweetness on nose, delicious Chocolate Cake in the palate with a mild burn finish. Highly recommended. Good dollar value as well. Batch XPM3718.

juanquillo

juanquillo

8 reviews
Rated 3 out of 5 stars2 years ago

I found to much alcohol and not well balanced on the Jorge Mendez espadin, I preferred the one from San Juan del Rio but I can not find it anymore.

pallzley

pallzley

16 reviews
Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars2 years ago

Batch Xjm21-17, total of 5325 bottles. From my local Trader Joes! Seeing this on their liquor shelf definitely made everyday grocery shopping more exciting.

Nose of straw, hot red iron-y rocks, acetone, faintest hint of diesel-soaked tennis shoes. Big agave on the front, is spicy and vegetal… but you don’t recall that for long because the aroma of that rust and slate come back, along with some more steamed bittermelon sprayed with WarHeads Blue Raspberry sour candy spray dilution… Balanced immediately by aftertaste of diesel.. and then mellowing to the sweet/sweaty agave taste you know and love. Medium-thin feeling. A no-frills high-octane espadin I prefer to keep on hand. Not the most elegant or complex, but that is not always desired for a casual sip. Has a bold but nice balance of diesel smokiness. 5 stars considering species and price.

XFM37-18 bottle 342/3200, 48.3% abv.
Local Trader Joes has no more! Found this one at a liquor store.

Butter, bright hot peppery agave, violets / flor on nose. Sweet and salty taste. Palate of violets on mossy soil, big note of grapefruit pith, fresh hot rubber, deep green agave, butterscotch leading way to ground white pepper, cooked agave, freshly heated beach rocks (hint of… sulfur? More floral however). I’d have to rate this one slightly lower due to the pervasive bitter grapefruit pith that lingers through the palate. Finish of sweet purple-fruited saline that lasts. 4 stars.

Batch Xjm21-17, total of 5325 bottles. From my local Trader Joes! Seeing this on their liquor shelf definitely made everyday grocery shopping more exciting.
Nose of straw, hot red iron-y rocks, acetone, faintest hint of diesel-soaked tennis shoes. Big agave on the front, is spicy and vegetal… but you don’t recall that for long because the aroma of that rust and slate come back, along with some more steamed bittermelon sprayed with WarHeads Blue Raspberry sour candy spray dilutionR

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Ojeda94

Ojeda94

1 review
Rated 1 out of 5 stars3 years ago

At first smell, you get the fresh smell of petrol. Mix around a few times and you will get hints of burnt rubber.
Once you hit the first swig of mezcal it starts off smooth with a pungent taste of Mexican plastic sandal . Gulp it all down and you get the full flavor or a good year tired drifted on a few times.

Keith

Keith

35 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars3 years ago

XJM16-17, 50.2% ABV, Jorge Mendez Ramirez. Aromas of light citrus & vanilla, vanilla again for taste, accompanied by mild candied orange and rainwater; nice, pretty mezcal.

Tequesta

Tequesta

13 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars3 years ago

batch XJM16-17 Wonderful flavors of wood smoke and black pepper. clean soft finish. buttery and a balanced sweetness on the palate…I highly recommend this mezcal.

Tyler

Tyler

480 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars4 years ago

Vegetal and woody on the nose. This espadin has notes of pepper, vanilla, lime, and fig. At 50.2% ABV there is a smooth coppery finish. Batch MJ18-15. Recently I tried the espadin from Jorge Mendez at Las Perlas in Austin and was blown away. It has tons of bright floral notes that dance around on your palate. That espadin is one of the best I’ve ever tasted. 50.2% ABV. Batch Xjm16-17.

razorbackmike

razorbackmike

126 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars4 years ago

SMOKE,SMOKE,SMOKE!sweet,deep and nice spice.long finish with good heat.good quality.great for winter nights.this one will kick you in the bohunkus!

Jonny

Jonny

523 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars5 years ago

Batch MJ18-15. This is a really good Espadin. It’s a bit hot at +50% ABV, but still soft enough for sipping. Tasting notes of fresh coconut, almond, cinnamon, and fruity hints of apple and apricot. The finish is warm and clean.

3chainz

3chainz

19 reviews
Rated 3 out of 5 stars5 years ago

Enjoyed in a copita

Thick mouthfeel up front.

Finishes hot but fairly well balanced.

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