Banhez Destilado con Pechuga de Pavo

The Schtick: This is a pechuga from Juan Osirio, produced using agave Espadin in the village of San Vicente Coatlan. Distilled in April of 2019, this is lot B0006PE4719, bottle 122/1440. Let’s get to it.

Review #1559 | Mezcal Review #105

Distiller: Juan Osorio

Bottler: Banhez

Brand: Banhez


ABV: 47% ABV

Age: NA

Nose: Powerful anise, pepper, guava. Really powerful on the nose, but the anise is dominant, something I never expected from a pechuga.

Taste: Rich, oily, mouth feel. Heat is in check, the syrupy quality is really impressive. Some sweet cream, a hint of pepper, light vegetation before anise, and other root like spice notes storm in.

Finish: Long finish, herbal and spicy, with some more anise, a bit of pepper and a fresh baked bread note.

Overall: Unlike any pechuga I’ve had, this spice bomb laced with licorice is undeniably unique. That said, I’m not the biggest fan. The more I drank this the more it became a very singular experience. The resemblance to absinthe was really bonkers.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 5

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