El Buho Mezcal

El Buho Mezcal

(0.75l, 43.00%)


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Crave the Owl!
 
Spanish for owl, El Buho is a true start-up Mezcal made in Oaxaca, the Mexican state that oozes this fine spirit through its pores, by Henry John & TJ Steele. They partnered up with a fifth-generation mezcal distiller, Pepe Jimenez, to create a high-quality, easy to love liquor that showcases all the captivating qualities of Mezcal. Mezcal was dwarfed in popularity by its family member, tequila, who made it big in the world, but El Buho, launched only in 2012, does a lot of heavy lifting to popularize Mezcal, and deservedly so!
 
El Buho is not only approachable to drink, but to buy, too. This is an excellent Mezcal to start with, it makes you want to go out and learn more about it!
 
It’s made from espadin agave plants and roasted in a stone pit for a full week before being crushed by a burro and pressed for the juice. The fermented mash is twice distilled in a copper pot still. The roasting part gives the drink a distinct, but not unfavourable, taste - a little like drinking bottled smoke, but with a sweetness and earthy quality laced in that balances the whole act in your mouth. The finish is long, spicy and peppery, enhanced by an elegant touch of smoke.
 
  • Category
  • Style
    Mezcal
  • Region
    Oaxaca
  • Country
    Mexico
  • Alcohol
    43.00%
  • Distillery
    El Buho

Flavour Spiral™

About The Flavour Spiral

Close
smoky
roasted agave
roasted
earthy
herbs
vanilla
spicy
pepper
sweet
What does El Buho Mezcal taste like?

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Tasting Notes

Appearance / Colour
Crystal Clear
 
Smell / Aroma
Sweet agave, vanilla and delicate smoke
 
Taste / Palate
Rich, full-flavoured palate, with traces of roasted agave and peppers, faint sweetness, herbal notes and earthy undertones.
 
Finish  
Long smoky, lightly spiced herbaceous finish.
Ratings & Reviews
Simon
Simon,
El Buho reminds me of the best beach bonfire I ever experienced. Complete with superbly charred skirt steak and pico de gallo. It doesn't taste like skirt steak and pico but conjures the memories through its smokey earthy agave campfire tones. I only drank this bottle with 1 or 2 ice cubes at a time. Didn't occur to me to mix with anything. Perfect for sipping.
 
Nicole
Nicole,
Has a Smokey taste. Would prefer to add a mixer with it to cut out the smoke.
 
Donte
Donte,
need more!!!
 
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