Sipping Off the Cuff | Escorpion Mezcal Barril Silver

Welcome to Escorpion Week on Tequila Aficionado! We have the full rundown on the entire Escorpion Mezcal collection for you.     From the newly improved Scorpion Website: Escorpion Mezcal Varietals Small Batch, Copper Pot, limited and rare editions Arroqueño (Agave Americano) Silver and Añejo 40% ABV The Silver version has a lightweight body and a wafting … Read more

Scorpion Mezcal Renders Wondrous Whiskies in Oaxaca

Pioneer Distiller Seeks Preservation of Mexico’s Heirloom Corn Because of my upbringing, I believe that socially responsible policies should always be a normal part of any business.” — Douglas French, Master Distiller OAXACA, MEXICO, March 28, 2017 / — For Immediate release! Douglas French, pioneer Master Distiller of legacy brand Scorpion Mezcal™, innovates Sierra Norte … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Bruxo Mezcal & Pechuga

Bruxo #1 Bruxo is a project begun in 2010 by a group of friends who share a love of agave spirits and dedication to producing mezcal in the traditional way. Different maestros or mezcaleros create each of their expressions. This one is the work of Lucio Morales Lopez using espadín that is 7 – 8 … Read more

Sipping Off The Cuff | Scorpion Mezcal Joven Blue Agave [Transcript]

Watch the original video review here   MIKE: HI, I’m Mike Morales you’re watching Sipping Off the Cuff on Tequila Aficionado, a part of Tequila Aficionado Media. I’m here in San Antonio and that gentleman over there is…  RICK: Rick Levy in San Diego. MIKE: (laughing) Rick. Tonight, I’m so excited. We have been trying … Read more

Artisanal Mezcal in Oaxaca 25 Years Hence: No Two Batches are Different

By Alvin Starkman, M.A., J.D. Not to scare the bejesus out of mezcal aficionados, but the industry must be careful as the popularity of the spirit skyrockets, so as not to lose one of its hallmarks, that is the uniqueness of every lot distilled.  We still hear and read that no two batches of (artisanal) … Read more

Men In Mezcal: Douglas French

Pioneer Mezcalero, Doug French of @ScorpionMezcal shares his story. Click To Tweet Pioneer innovator, Douglas French, founder of Scorpion Mezcal kicks off a new feature on Tequila Aficionado called Men In Mezcal. Establishing his distillery in Oaxaca in 1995, Scorpion has just celebrated its 20th anniversary as the original leader in introducing entry level mezcals … Read more

Santo Diablo Mezcal King Ranch Chicken Recipe

Most King Ranch Chicken recipes are pretty bland and not at all what you might expect from a Tex Mex standard. The beautiful thing about King Ranch Chicken is that everybody has a different recipe (and ours is the best). Since we prefer our food on the spicy side, we make our King Ranch Chicken … Read more

Sipping off the Cuff | Kimo Sabe Mezcal Reposado

Find Kimo Sabe Online Kimo Sabe Mezcal Reposado: Rubedo Flavor notes: Rounded elegance Roasted Almond Madagascar Vanilla Shaved toasted coconut Honey chamomile tea Christmas Spice finish Story of alchemy and it’s use with our mezcal Kimo Sabe is muse to one’s imaginings, the start of a dream journey; Potentially an alchemical transformation as liquid turns … Read more

Sipping off the Cuff | Kimo Sabe Mezcal Joven

Find Kimo Sabe Online Kimo Sabe Mezcal Joven: Albedo Flavor notes: Creamy smooth Hints of fresh grass Multi-dimensional smoke notes – extremely well-balanced Slow roasting ham Chipotle Roasted pepper Hint of white pepper Semi-sweet chocolate Lemon Citrus Lemon Balm Floral notes of chamomile Sweet peppery agave finish Story of alchemy and it’s use with our … Read more

Sipping off the Cuff | Scorpion Mezcal Anejo

Mike Morales & Rick Levy taste & discuss Scorpion Mezcal Anejo. Mike Morales & Rick Levy taste & discuss Scorpion Mezcal Anejo. Click To Tweet From the Scorpion Mezcal Website: Scorpion Mezcal Añejo 5 Year Highly Recommended, Spirit Journal. Platinum Medal / 96 points, BTI. Superb / Highly Recommended, Wine Enthusiast. (100% Agave, 750 ml, … Read more