Ed Draves Samples

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 Real Matlatl

It was our pleasure recently to host Ed Draves, the Buffalo Mezcalero, in Oaxaca.  Ed is the man responsible for all of our “official” mezcal tastings here at Dave Miller’s Mexico.  We spent a lot of time in Matatlan sampling some of the many mezcals available in that area.  Here […]

Ed Draves Samples… Mezcal Los Javis

Brand… Los Javis Category… Espadin Origin… Santiago Matatlan, Oaxaca Tasting Notes… Subtle floral, smokey nose showing a little sweetness. There is a viscosity tension playing off the minerally character making the experience both complex and pleasant. The finish is very appealing as the peachy sweetness carries with the minerality. Maguey […]

Ed Draves Samples… Wahaka Joven Espadin

Brand… Wahaka Category… Joven Espadin Origin… San Dionesio Ocotepec, Oaxaca Tasting Notes… Sweet nose with very little heat, signature mineral character joined by pleasant citrusy notes with a touch of smoke on the aftertaste that went on for several minutes.  The taste was pleasant and full, mostly concentrated in the […]