montelobos mezcal joven

Montelobos is an artisanal mezcal made in Santiago Matatlán Oaxaca produced with 100% organically certified agave espadín. The pinas are roasted in conical clay pits and milled in a traditional mule-powered stone tahona. Wild yeast is then used for fermentation before being double-distilled in wood fired 300L copper stills. Purposefully crafted to achieve the most balanced and complete mezcal expression.

by Martin's Off Licence staff:

Nose:

Delicate smoke profile initially. This gives way to mineral and salt notes.

Palate:

Smoke still present on the nose and there is a slight medicinal note. Palate opens up to herbal notes of rosemary. The is also lemon peal and salt.

Finish:

Medium finish. Slightly sweeter notes. Smoke and mineral notes disipate leaving a lingering light fruit note.

Cocktails:

Ancho Groni:

Ingredients: 15ml Montelobos Mezcal, 15ml Ancho Reyes, 25ml Campari, 25ml Antica Formula, 2 dashes of Orange Bitters. 

Stir and strain into a rocks glass with ice, garnish with an orange slice.

Ancho Mango Mule:

Ingredients: 35ml Ancho Reyes, 15ml Montelobos Mezcal, 25ml mango puree, 25ml lime juice, 2 dashes of Scrappy's Firewater Bitters, splash of ginger beer.

Shake the first five ingredients, strain into a highball glass, and top with ginger beer.

Montelobos Smoke on the Water:

25ml Montelobos Mezcal, 25ml Yellow Chartreuse, 15ml dry vermouth, 15ml Amaro, 2 dashes of Scrappy's Black Lemon Bitters.

Add all ingredients into a stiring glass, add ice, and stir for 20 seconds, Strain the cocktail into a martini/coupe. Garnish with an expressed lemon vest.

ABV:

43.2%

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