San Andrés San Andrés San Andrés Download PDF

Distillery Alipus Mezcal
Spirit StyleMezcal
Base Ingredients90% Espadín and 10% Bicuixe grown at 5000 feet ASL on thin, calciferous soiled hills and terraces
ProcessingAgave is wood-roasted in conical hornos and crushed in an electrical shredder
FermentationFermented on milled solids in pine tanks
Still TypeDirect flame-heated copper pot stills
DistillerDon Valente Ángel Juárez (since 2009)
DistillationDouble discontinuous distillation
% Alcohol47.3%
Production18,117 liters/year
Item NoLQ8204-NV
Country Mexico
Region Oaxaca
San Andrés

Don Valente Ángel García, married to Doña Mari, and their children work at their palenque in San Andrés Miahuatlán, Oaxaca. This area has immature, sandy soils that are rich in nutrients by way of sediment-heavy rivers from the mountains.