Mal Bien Arroqueno Ramos Mezcal
Victor and his son Emanuel are the 3rd and 4th generations of the Ramos family to produce mezcal in the Miahuatlán District of Oaxaca, an area famous for its strong tradition of agave spirits abundance and diversity of A. karwinskii sub-species (bicuixe, madrecuixe, tobaxiche, etc.). They are related to the neighboring Cortes family via Victor’s wife (Emanuel’s mother), Cleotilde, whose sister Cesilia is married to Felipe.
This (relatively) large batch of sugar rich arroqueño is the product of a single field of arroqueño grown in the neighboring community of El Sauz. Bottled at 50.2% abv.