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Machetazo Cupreata

Mayalen Machetazo is made specifically for use in cocktails. Given that it’s made with agave Cupreata, it makes for a unique mixed drink.

Rating: (5 reviews)
Brand:Machetazo Mezcal
Mezcalero:José Morales Uribe
ABV:40% or 45%
About this mezcal

Mezcal Machetazo is made with 100% agave Cupreata in the state of Guerrero. It has slight hints of smoke and it’s citric aroma can make for an enjoyable tasting. This was the first release from Mezcal Machetazo which is a new label from the brand Mezcal Mayalen. Certain bottles are 40% ABV and more recent bottles will be 45% ABV. Mezcal Machetazo has since launched mezcals from the states of Oaxaca and San Luis Potosi.

Machetazo Mezcal

Mezcal Machetazo follows traditional mezcal production processes that have been passed down from generation to generation. The brand offers different varieties of mezcal that are produced in three different states in Mexico: Guerrero, Oaxaca and San Luis Potosí. The name Machetazo symbolizes the complexity and labor of the mezcal production process. With a swing of the machete or machetazo, their mezcaleros mark the beginning of the adventure behind the making of this mystical spirit.

5 reviews

2.2 of out 5 stars



2 reviews
3 months ago

No smokiness, doesn’t taste like mezcal at all. What it does taste like is all kinds of awful. Took 2 sips and poured the rest of the bottle down the sink.

9 months ago

Wanted to try this to see how it compared to the similarly priced option from La Luna. Both are good. this was the 90.



119 reviews
11 months ago

45% lot CP002217. This one smelled and tasted just like parmesan cheese. I like parmesan cheese, and I like funky mezcals, but this one got old after a few sips. No complexity, just overwhelming cheese flavor. I tried a different batch a while back and I remember it tasting a lot better.



340 reviews
1 year ago

Nice agave cupreata mezcal and quite cheap. There is a sugary spearmint flavor that dominates with notes of copper and cinnamon. Would definitely like to try it in a cocktail. This was the 80 proof version. Finish tastes a bit burnt. Good value. Curious to try the 90 proof version.



355 reviews
1 year ago

MCZ00417. Sweet and flowery aromas. A bit coppery with strong flavors of sweet agave. Very clean and not much smoke. Lots of sugar cane and mint flavors. This is a very tasty Cupreata.

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