Mezcal

Ed Draves Samples… Mezcal Olla Zapoteca

Here’s the latest from Ed Draves, our resident Buffalonian and taster/reviewer of all of our mezcals. Brand… Mezcal Olla Zapoteca Category… Tobalá… 50% Alcohol Origin… Mitla, Oaxaca Tasting Notes… From Alejandro Gonzales, this mezcal is incredibly sweet and has a nice powerful and floral nose (brought visions of Springtime in my garden) rising from the glass […]

Ed Draves Samples… Mezcal Espiritu Lauro!

Here’s the latest from Ed Draves, a Buffalo native and our resident taster of all things mezcal that we come across. Brand… Espiritu Lauro Category… Ensamble… 70% Espadin, 30% Karwinskii… 40% Alcohol Origin… Amatengo, Oaxaca Tasting Notes… This has a fresh minerally nose, mild smoke with subtle floral notes. There is some nice body on […]

Ed Draves Samples… El Buho Mezcal!

Ed Draves of Premier Wine and Spirits, our resident “official” mezcal taster, as if we ourselves don’t also imbibe, really fell for this mezcal. Whether it was the stylized owl, the price point, the taste, or a combination of all of those, he is very high on El Buho as […]