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Mal Bien Quiote de Alto 750ml

Mal Bien Quiote de Alto 750ml

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Mal Bien Quiote de Alto: A Mezcalero's Masterpiece

The Essence of Tradition: Don Isidro's Craft

Delve into traditional spirits with the Mal Bien Quiote de Alto, a unique creation by the esteemed first-generation Mezcalero, Don Isidro Rodriguez Montoya. Nestled in the heart of Rio de Parras, Michoacán, Don Isidro transforms the quiote of the agave – the plant's flowering stalk – into an exquisite mezcal. This special batch encapsulates the essence of artisanal spirit-making, a craft perfected in his vinata since 2015.

A Symphony of Flavors: Experience the Unforgettable

The Mal Bien Quiote de Alto is not just a drink; it's an experience. The first sip greets you with a refreshing blend of fresh cucumber and lime, reminiscent of a spritz on a warm summer day. As the mezcal coats your mouth, it unfolds a complex dance of flavors – from the gentle heat on the sides of your tongue to the soothing warmth that follows; it's an invigorating journey. The palate is further graced with notes of watermelon, citrus zest candy, and a hint of Meyer lemon, rounded off with subtle undertones of yeast and toast.

Crafted for Connoisseurs: A Legacy in a Bottle 

This Destilado de Agave is more than just a beverage; it's a legacy bottle. For enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike, the Mal Bien Quiote de Alto offers a rare glimpse into the soul of Mexico, as envisioned by a master Mezcalero. Each bottle is a tribute to traditional methods, an embodiment of the land, and a celebration of the spirit of Michoacán.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is all your inventory online?

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.

Please contact us directly to calculate bulk shipping options.

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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