Tomas Raicilla 750ML
Tomas Raicilla 750ML
TOMAS RAICILLA 750ML - 2019-2022 production of 240 bottles What makes our 2022 special release exceptional? It is three years in the making.
Only 240 bottles exist, and it is truly handmade. Our Raicilla was produced in 2019 in the mountains of Western Jalisco. We followed the traditional method of ‘mellowing’ the spirit by resting it in glass for over two years. Then, as a final step to add character, kick, and complexity, we spiked our Raicilla with high-ABV Puntas.
Puntas refers to the first part (cut) of the second distillation and is considered the purest form of mezcal.
Our Raicilla is made with agave Maximiliana and is produced for us by Gerardo Peña. Don Gerarado does everything by hand, from planting and harvesting the agave Maximiliana, roasting the agave in a wood-fired adobe oven of his unique design, mashing and fermenting the agave, and distilling the spirit in stills that he designed and built himself.
We honor his spirit by bottling and labeling our Raicilla by hand. Enjoy this special release neat, savoring the aroma and then sipping the herbal qualities and earth notes.
We will not repeat this special combination of resting for two years and spiking with Puntas. So, savor and enjoy this special and unique spirit.
- Proof: 45.5% ABV
- Mastro Raicillero: Gerardo Peña
- Region: Sierra Occidental, Jalisco
- Agave: 100% Agave Maximiliana (7 to 8 years to maturity)
- Oven: Adobe
- Distillation: Twice, Alambique De Acrero Inox (Stainless Steel)
- Class: Joven, Rested for two years in glass
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.
For more information go to - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/alcohol.