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Xicala Mezcal Joven

Xicala Mezcal is produced at Destileria Tlacolula, which has been producing mezcal since 1920.

Rating: (1 review)
Brand:Xicala Mezcal
NOM:NOM-O01X
Agave:Espadin
Style:Joven
State:Oaxaca
Town:Tlacolula
ABV: 43%
Age of plant: 7-10 years
Website: http://www.xicalamezcal.com/
About this mezcal

Xicala Mezcal is produced with the 100% agave Espadin grown in the Valley of Tlacolula Oaxaca. This mezcal is cooked in an underground pit and then crushed with a tahona pulled by a mule. After the agave is ground, it is then stored in wooden barrels with a combination of hot and cold water to ferment for eight days. The fermented agave is then mashed and distilled. The first distillation yields low-grade alcohol (20 to 25% APV). The heads and tails from the distillation run are removed. Only the heart of the distillation is kept and it is distilled for a second time to render the final product, which is about 43% APV. Just as in the first distillation, the heads and tails are removed and only the heart is saved. The spirit is then rested for a few months in steel tanks before being bottled. Each bottle of Xicala is adorned with a handcrafted Alebrije.

Xicala Mezcal

Xicala Mezcal is produced at Destileria Tlacolula (NOM-O01X), which has been producing mezcal since 1920.

1 review

4 of out 5 stars


Mateospirit

Mateospirit

8 reviews
9 months ago

Excited to be the first to review this!!! So I am from Michigan. Our selection seems to be very limited thus far but growing. This seems to be a new offering from the mezcal gods~ Man I just really dig this one tons of smooth character with a warming clean finish. I get Lite blonde woods, Spice, and Fresh agave. The smoke and leather are also lite with a hint of Vanilla which exudes a creamy nature. At the heart of this spirit I get a earthiness. You can taste the time. It’s refined classiness keeps you coming back for more. Better neat than mixed.

Excited to be the first to review this!!! So I am from Michigan. Our selection seems to be very limited thus far but growing. This seems to be a new offering from the mezcal gods~ Man I just really dig this one tons of smooth character with a warming clean finish. I get Lite blonde woods, Spice, and Fresh agave. The smoke and leather are also lite with a hint of Vanilla which exudes a creamy nature. At the heart of this spirit I get a earthiness. You can taste the time. It’s refined classiness

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