Since 2016, the Mal Bien team has been traveling Mexico, driving off the map and into mountains filled with treacherous roads, police officers of questionable moral character, feral dogs, indigenous languages, narcos, ancient relics, machete wielding protestors, insect based meals, mudslides, blockades, corrupt politicians, and many of the world's kindest, funniest, most brilliant people. In addition to some hard to believe stories, the result has been a bounty of relationships with the country's best distillers, whose work we are excited to share with you.
Smell: roasted meat, ground corn, lime pith, pine tar.
Sip: leather, caramelized banana.
Swallow: mineral, barley.
Alipus was started by Los Danzantes to provide a market for family artisan distilleries. There are still hundreds of small mezcal distilleries in Oaxaca, and a number of them make...
Beautiful glossy transparent color. Intense aromas of smoke, earth and minerals. Soft light flavor, smooth in the mouth and throat. Authentic flavor of agave.
Through deep cultural relationships with Zapotec Mexican Indian producers in the remote villages of Oaxaca, Mexico, Del Maguey harnesses ancient, original organic processes. Combining these methods with varying micro-climates and...