Month: July 2014

Ed Draves Samples… Anejo & Reposado!

Brand… Ilegal Category… Anejo Tasting Notes… Golden color with a little wood and some very mild on the nose nose carmel notes giving way to citrus, smoke and mineral taste.  This mezcal is very light and easy going with not a lot of alcohol showing.  Ilegal’s anejo has brilliant balance. Rating… 3 Magueys […]

Ed Draves Samples… Mezcal Rey Campero’s “Jabali”

Brand… Rey Campero Category… Jabali from the agave Convallis Origin… Zoquitlan, Oaxaca Tasting Notes… A real treat – slightly opaque, black pepper and citrus on the nose, strong mineral component.  This mezcal is full bodied with a mouth coating texture that is extraordinary and thick.  The 48% alcohol content provides more balance than […]