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Mezcal Meteoro

Mezcal Meteoro is named after the legend of a mezcalero who used a meteor-crater as an oven (horno) for cooking his agave, which created the best mezcal.

About this mezcal

Mezcal Meteoro is made with 100% agave Espadin. It’s made by maestro mezcalero Petronilo Rosario Altamirano in Las Margaritas, Oaxaca. It’s a bold Espadin that has some bright fruity notes and a bit of smoke. It seems as though Meteoro is marketed mostly as mixer, and it’s very good for that purpose.

Meteoro Mezcal

Mezcal Meteoro fell from the sky in February 2012. It's made using traditional Oaxacan production methods. Their marketing is spectacular and their Instagram feed is worth following for entertainment sake. They've done well to market themselves as a unique mezcal and their product is good.

9 reviews

3.33 out of 5

Rorschach

Rorschach

39 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars4 months ago

Bought this cold at a Specks along I-35 near San Antonio. The label had the right stuff, the bottle looks like it is sourced in Mexico, the plastic stopper has “CAYO DEL CIELO” as a reverse relief print on top. Rubbed a little ink on it and you have a cool ink stamp with a saying that is fitting for this Mezcal. Very cool!
Really surprised how good it was for about $38. I like a good thick mouth-feel and this one is nice and tastes like Oaxaca.
Batch PCF09-1701
Bottle 1010/5000

Bought this cold at a Specks along I-35 near San Antonio. The label had the right stuff, the bottle looks like it is sourced in Mexico, the plastic stopper has “CAYO DEL CIELO” as a reverse relief print on top. Rubbed a little ink on it and you have a cool ink stamp with a saying that is fitting for this Mezcal. Very cool!
Really surprised how good it was for about $38. I like a good thick mouth-feel and this one is nice and tastes like Oaxaca.
Batch PCF09-1701
Bottle 1010/5000

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betweentwotobalas

betweentwotobalas

9 reviews
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars8 months ago

Lote PCF04-1501. Botella 09752/10500. 45% ABV.

Finishing the last of bottle 09752 — recently rediscovered after it was abandoned in a rarely-used cupboard above our refrigerator. The aroma is a bit off, like citrus fruit fermenting in an old leather pouch. The palate is sweet and savoury, tasting of brown sugar and dried apricots. It reminds me of a buttery mexicano in its current state. Although a bit funky, this juice from Petronilo Rosario is tasty, and still has bite.

Zack Klamn

Zack Klamn

372 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars11 months ago

Batch: PCF09-1801 (Bottle: 1,917/10,000)
Nose: Agave sugar pop! Tall grass. A saltiness like smelling your skin after being in the ocean.

Palate: Big time citrusy sugar the whole way through. Add to that: slight creaminess. A white pepper and leathery heat. Balanced smoke. Super solid espadin!

t8ke

t8ke

144 reviews
Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars2 years ago

Thin to medium mouth feel. Sweet cream, confectioners sugar, honey and lemon. Toasty agave note. Some minerality. Heat in check.

Strong showing from an excellent budget option in the landscape. While not exceptional, this works in damn near everything, including in far too large a glass on my patio to enjoy the breeze. Yum.

stepusin

stepusin

19 reviews
Rated 3 out of 5 stars2 years ago

Mild smell, balanced on the tongue with a peppery taste. Slightly harsh aftertaste.

AndreAbiRamia

AndreAbiRamia

6 reviews
Rated 3 out of 5 stars2 years ago

Citric and grassy on the nose. Some smoke too. Sweet with smoky peppery finish. Batch pcf09 1801 bottle 1112/ 5000

GreenspointTexas

GreenspointTexas

324 reviews
Rated 3 out of 5 stars3 years ago

Reminds me of del maguey vida, with a little more smoke. Pretty well balanced, almost no bite on the back end. Could down a bottle of this like water
3.5/5

Tyler

Tyler

532 reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 stars4 years ago

This is a great espadin that you don’t see very often. The flavor profile is right down the middle: smoke, vanilla, burnt sugar, and lemon. Just the right amount of kick at 45% ABV. It’s made for cocktails but is a good sipper. Four stars considering the price. Batch PCF03-1401

Jonny

Jonny

537 reviews
Rated 3 out of 5 stars5 years ago

This is a good Espadin. Meteoro is the same NOM as Marca Negra mezcal, so it’s definitely in good company. It’s interesting that this is marketed so heavily as a mixer as it’s 45% ABV. I’ve never had it in a cocktail, and I’m sure it would be fine for that purpose, but it also makes for a good sipper. Very soft and balanced. Lot: PCF03-1401.

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