Maguey Melate Semei Garcia Ramos Arroqueno

The Schtick: Distilled on copper in Miahuatlan, Semei Garcia Ramos distilled this Arroqueno for Maguey Melate in one of 2020’s subscription releases.

Review #1786 | Mezcal Review #155

Distiller: Semei Garcia Ramos

Bottler: Maguey Melate

Brand: Maguey Melate


ABV: 47.8% ABV

Age: NA

Nose: Pepper, roasted nuts, cream cheese frosting, lovely green onion, faint anise, hint of minerality.

Taste: his is where this batch comes to life. Rich sweetness, almost a faint caramel and burnt sugar character. Faint anise, white pepper, cream cheese complexity and a bit of berry. Minerality is medium. Complex overall.

Finish: Long finish that contains plenty of sweetness, faint fruits, a hint of mint and menthol and pairs it well with earth, some pepper and a long sweet departure.

Overall: A unique Arroqueno for sure that bundles together a heaping handful of notes I love.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 8

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