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Real Minero Barril, Espadin, Coyota, Tobala, Becuela

Real Minero Barril, Espadin, Coyota, Tobala, Becuela was aged in glass for 1 year and 5 months before being bottled for distribution.

Rating: (3 reviews)
Category:Destilado de Agave
Brand:Real Minero Mezcal
Mezcalero:Edgar Angeles
Maguey:Barril, Becuela, Coyota, Espadin, Tobala
Agave:Angustifolia, Karwinskii, Lyoba, Marmorata, Potatorum
Distillation:Clay Pot
Style:Aged in Glass
Town:Santa Catarina Minas
ABV: 49.99%
Age of plant: 10-20 years
Batch size: Batch RMM5-01: 88 bottles
Website: https://realminero.com.mx/, opens in new window
About this destilado de agave

Real Minero Barril, Espadin, Coyota, Tobala, Becuela was produced in 2018 by mezcalero Edgar Angeles Carreño at the Real Minero palenque in Santa Catarina Minas, Oaxaca. The batch was 34% Barril, 33% Espadin, 14% Coyota, 13% Tobala, and 6% Becuela. This was a batch exclusive for Old Town Tequila.

Real Minero Mezcal

Real Minero is considered by many to be one of the world's finest Mezcal producers. The family has been making mezcal for several generations in Santa Catarina Minas, and they're known both in Mexico and abroad for creating some of the best bottles available. All of their mezcal is made in small clay pot stills, and almost all of it is rested in glass for several months before bottling, giving the mezcal a much softer character. Outside of creating great spirits, they also have one of the largest and most diverse sustainable agave reforestation programs. With the help of the community, they've been able to rescue several agave varieties that were previously thought to be extinct. The ABV of each batch may vary slightly, so check your bottle for details.

Read more about our visit to the Real Minero Agave Nursery and Palenque Tour.

Listen to Graciela Angeles Carreño talk about her family's production on the Show De Vie Podcast: Ep 291 – Graciela Angeles Carreño – The Real Thing.

3 reviews

4.33 out of 5



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Rated 4 out of 5 stars4 weeks ago

Honestly not the biggest fan of Edgars ensambles because they tend to have this nutty flavor which I’m not fond of. However, you cannot deny some of the craftsmanship here when you compare it to other clay-distilled mezcals. It is approachable at ~50% with a blanket of soft clay ripe fruit. This is soft, complex, and enjoyable. It is not super nutty, but the ensamble has a lot of organic earthy notes of salty pumpkin seed and dehydrated strawberries. Lot RMM5-01. Bottle 80/88.



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Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars2 months ago

4.75/5 OTT Exclusive. One of the best mezcal experiences of the past few years. Like an incredible pilsner or hefe, this dram is easy to drink but nuanced enough to have you begging for more. Oranges and Dr Pepper. Lilac and vanilla. So.Glad.I.Bought.A.Bottle.



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Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars2 months ago

Lot RMM5-01. Bottle 80/88. Aromas of dark chocolate, Nutella, peanut butter, moringa seeds, wet clay, damp leaves, and lime. The palate is viscous! This stuff clings to the glass. The palate has more notes of chocolate, tobacco, and coffee, mixing with some fruitier notes of orange creamsicle, chocolate dipped strawberries, and peanut butter mango. This one has grown on me and gets better every time I sip it.

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