Tres Papalote Wild Cupreata is most commonly known for its affiliation with Cheech (yes, that Cheech). Their mezcal is rich with a bit of sweet spice.
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About this mezcal
Tres Papalote Wild Cupreata Mezcal was previously available in three different expressions, which differed in alcohol content: 40% ABV, 46% ABV, and 50% ABV. Going forward the brand will be releasing this mezcal at 46% ABV. The choice of agave sets the brand apart as most other mezcals available at this price point use farm-grown maguey Espadin (Tres Papalote also has an maguey Espadin mezcal). The Cupreata provides a much different experience. Tres Papalote is sweet and savory with hints of medium smoke and a bit of spice. It’s great in cocktails and also for sipping neat.
Check out Cheech’s Mezcal interview on Episode 132 of Show de Vie with Mike G
Tres Papalote Mezcal
Tres Papalote mezcal is most commonly known for it’s affiliation with Cheech Marin (of Cheech and Chong). Cheech is a partner in the brand and serves as Tres Papalote’s chief ambassador. The colorful image on the bottle is a selection from Cheech’s personal art collection. When it comes to mezcal, Cheech describes it best:
“Mezcal is like tequila but with tattoos and piercings” – Cheech
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