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La Medida Madrecuishe 750 ml

La Medida Madrecuishe 750 ml

Regular price $129.00 USD
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Introducing La Medida Madrecuishe, a distinguished 750ml bottle of mezcal crafted with the unique maguey Madrecuishe. This mezcal showcases the versatility of a plant not traditionally cultivated for mezcal production, yet renowned for its adaptability to different environments, including tolerating moderate droughts and frosts. Often used as a living fence or to protect other crops, the Madrecuishe agave has found its way into the realm of exceptional mezcal production.

Produced in the scenic region of Miahuatlán, Oaxaca, La Medida Madrecuishe embodies the essence of traditional mezcal-making. The journey begins with the careful cooking of the agave hearts in a conical earthen oven, ensuring that the flavors are fully developed. To extract the precious juices, the cooked agave is crushed using a traditional stone tahona mill drawn by a bull, reflecting the time-honored methods used in mezcal production.

La Medida Madrecuishe is the brainchild of Julián Vidal Gómez Rodríguez, a passionate mezcalero with over 40 years of experience in the industry. His expertise and dedication to the craft shine through in every bottle, guaranteeing a mezcal of exceptional quality and character.

Tasting Notes

  • Each sip of La Medida Madrecuishe reveals the intricacies of this unique mezcal. Explore its flavor profile, which may feature enticing notes of earthy richness, herbal nuances, and a subtle touch of smokiness.
  • The mezcal carries the essence of the land from which it originates, a testament to the artistry and passion of its creator.

As you savor La Medida Madrecuishe, you embark on a sensory journey that captures the spirit and traditions of Oaxaca. Whether enjoyed neat or as the foundation for inspired mezcal cocktails, this mezcal invites you to experience the depth and complexity of a mezcal that embraces the uncharted realms of maguey cultivation. Raise a glass to Julián Vidal Gómez Rodríguez, the master behind La Medida, and toast to the bold spirit of exploration and innovation. Salud!

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We try to keep the store as updated as possible, but we always get new shipments. So if you don't see what you are looking for, send an email, and we'll check to see what Moose is hiding in the back room.

What is the difference between Tequila & Mezcal?

Tequila is a type of mezcal, much like how scotch and bourbon are types of whiskey.

Tequila and mezcal are both types of agave-based spirits that are popular in Mexico, but there are some key differences between the two. Tequila is made exclusively from the blue agave plant, which is primarily grown in the area surrounding the city of Tequila, about 40 miles northwest of Guadalajara. Mezcal, on the other hand, can be made from any type of agave plant, and is often made using traditional, labor-intensive methods.

One of the most noticeable differences between tequila and mezcal is their flavor. Tequila is typically smooth and subtle, with hints of fruit and spices, while mezcal has a more complex, smoky flavor that comes from the roasting of the agave hearts before they are fermented and distilled.

Another difference between the two spirits is their production process. Tequila is typically made using modern industrial methods, while mezcal is often produced using traditional techniques that have been passed down for generations. This can give mezcal a more authentic, artisanal character.

In general, tequila is considered to be a more refined and sophisticated spirit, while mezcal is often viewed as a more rustic and traditional drink. Both are popular in Mexico and are enjoyed around the world, so the best way to decide which one you like is to try them both and see which one suits your tastes.

Where do you ship to?

Currently, we only ship within California.

Our rates are applicable for orders up to six bottles.

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California Proposition 65 Warning

Drinking distilled spirits, beer, coolers, wine and other alcoholic beverages may increase cancer risk, and, during pregnancy, can cause birth defects. 
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