Peloton de la Muerte Criollo Mezcal

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Size750mL Proof100.4 (50.2% ABV) *Please note that the ABV of this bottle may vary
The maguey criollo agave is a cousin of the espadin that is rarely used in production. This unique mezcal employs these agaves, native to the Guerrero region. Double-distilled in both an Arabic and Filipino-style still, the mezcal is bottled at 100.6 proof.
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About Peloton de la Muerte Criollo Mezcal

3 expressions are in the Peloton de la Muerte lineup: the Criollo, Espadin, and Pechuga. The Criollo is crafted by Maestro Mezcalero Héctor Obregón in Mazatlán, Guerrero. It's made with the wild maguey criollo agaves, a cousin of the espadin that is native to the Guerrero region and is rarely used in production. After being slowly cooked, the agaves ferment in open-air vats for 5 days before being distilled in an Arabic and a Filipino-style still with a wood hat. It's a rare chance to taste the magic of this special type of agave. Bottled at 100.6 proof, it's an intensely fruity spirit with medium smoke notes.

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About Pelotón de la Muerte

Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla was a Criollo Catholic priest and leader of the Mexican War of Independence. The Father of the Nation suffered a gruesome death in 1811, being executed and decapitated, his head hung on exhibition. The Squadron of Death (Peloton de la Muerte) sought revenge for his death, flying "The Doliente Hidalgo", a banner that represented the army. The same banner adorns the bottles of Peloton de la Muerte Mezcal, which takes its inspiration from the Mexican hero.

About Mezcal

Mezcal is a distilled spirit made from roasted agave plants between two days and two weeks, which gives it a distinct smokey flavor.
What scotch is for whisk(e)y, mezcal is for tequila.

It can be made from different types of agave in different parts of Mexico, but most of it (60%) comes from the state of Oaxaca. Mezcal offers a large diversity of flavor profiles and ranges between 40 and 55% ABV.

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This mezcal offers an intense drinking experience with plenty of fruit notes. Ripe cherry, candied apple, citrus, and pine are balanced by medium smoke and a long and delicate finish.
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