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Sacapalabras Tobala

Sacapalabras Tobala is made by different producers in the community of Santa Catarina Minas, Oaxaca. Check your bottle for details.

About this mezcal

Sacapalabras Tobala is produced in the beautiful community of Santa Catarina Minas, Oaxaca. The traditions of Minas are becoming more well-known in the mezcal community, and the Sacapalabras brand is doing a lot to keep those traditions alive today. While each release from the brand may come from different producers, all are made in the traditions of this small community, mashing the agave by hand, fermenting with naturally occurring open-air yeasts, and distilling in small clay pots. Many batches of this Tobala are made by famed maestro mezcalero Eduardo “Lalo” Angeles. The ABV will vary by batch.

Sacapalabras Mezcal

Sacapalabras is a mezcal that seeks to carry on the traditions of Santa Catarina Minas, Oaxaca. For them, being ancestral means to preserve the traditions, being ancestral means to rethink the traditions as a bridge that connects the past with new generations, a bridge that lets them transmit the best of Oaxacan culture.

Their producers use the original organic processes inherited through the generations to create Sacapalabras. From the cooking of agave in traditional ovens, the grinding with wood mallets through the fermentation in wooden vats, and distillation in clay pots. They take care of every detail in the process in order to keep the historical uniqueness of this ancestral beverage alive.

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Rated 4 out of 5 stars4 years ago

Sacapalabras bottle (brand in UK covering Lalocura). Eduardo Angeles and all details the same. NOM-0296X.
Apple, grasses, mild clay on the nose. Smells refreshing and light. Taste is harder to decipher but interesting. Some fruit, mild sweetness, also sour notes. Smooth but also a mild creamy feel.

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