Real Matlatl

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… Real Matlatl Reposado

Brand… Real Matlatl Category… Reposado Origin… Santiago Matatlan, Oaxaca Tasting Notes… Clean/golden straw color with a pleasant nose and some minor heat.  A little smoke blanketing some berry aromas with delicate flavors [no heat on entry and very smooth].  As can be expected, there is some wood and some smoke […]