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Mezcal is not derived from the distinct tequila's blue agave, but various other agave species. Mezcal has a smoky flavor.

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Rating Label Brand Name Category Short Description Cost
58 Votes
Del Maguey Tobala Mezcal The Tobala maguey is found growing naturally only in the highest altitude canyons in the shade of oak trees like truffles. Tobala’s form is different than the maguey Espadin (sword) or maguey Azul (blue). It is smaller and broader leafed. $$
38 Votes
Del Maguey Chichicapa Mezcal Chichicapa has a relatively light nose, yet is deep and sweet on the tongue with lots of citrus and a very complex character. It has a long finish with developing smokiness and a hint of chocolate and mint at the end. $$
41 Votes
Del Maguey Minero Mezcal The most unique facet of this pueblo that gives the fruitiness to Minero, is that the still is made of clay with bamboo tubing, rather than the usual copper stills and tubing. $$
39 Votes
Del Maguey San Luis Del Rio Mezcal Two hours south of Oaxaca on a two-lane, pot holed highway on route to the Gulf of Tehuantepec is the turnoff to San Luis Del Rio. $$
36 Votes
Del Maguey Pechuga Mezcal The Pechuga production season is limited to year end due to the special ingredients: Wild mountain apples and plums that must be in season and cannot be substituted. This mezcal is the most rare we have ever encountered. $$$
41 Votes
Del Maguey Vida Mezcal VIDA San Luis Del RioTM is an artisanal, Organic Mezcal from Del Maguey, at an entry-level price point and broader availability. Launched in 2010, VIDA is highly mixable and has arrived to much anticipated industry acceptance and high bartender demand. $
46 Votes
Sombra Organic Mezcal Mezcal $