Aguerrido

christian schrader

Aguerrido is hand down the best example that is never to late to start something that is meaningful to yourself.A collective brand that is constituted by mainly elderly Maestros that each carry around 40 years of experience. Its a cheerful bunch that trust the leadership of Erika Menenses a young woman that brings the spark to the table. Pushing any mezcal brand out of the state of Guerrero sets up a handful of challenges upon the already maneuvers one needs to go thru to export mezcal. No stranger to violence, corruption and dead.    The name of the brand "AGUERRIDO" is...

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Campanilla

christian schrader

Located in the center of Mexico, San Luis Potosi provides a gateway to a handful of states and incredible environments, ranging from tropical forest to the semi-deserted lands of the Mexican Plateau. Here lies one of the most important mining settlements of the country and an incredible agave species - also subspecies - commonly known as Salmiana. With a longevity of up to 25 years, the Salmiana is amongst the most iconic agaves of Mexico. Their flowering stock reaches up to 20 metres at the end of its natural life and Mezcal production in the area is limited to wild...

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Tree Trunk Stills

christian schrader

For most of the "civilized" world it seems like an outdated idea to continue distilling with archaic utensils such as a hollow tree trunk or Claypot. Nowadays there is much more precise, efficient, resilient stills like Copper, stainless still, to name a few.One (if not the most) important reason why people keep using this ancient technique would be that it tastes amazing!!. The interaction between the fermented juice being cooked with the carved tree trunk makes up for a one of a kind profile (a complex recipe if you will). Nevertheless producers are well aware that their trunk stills have...

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Damajuana Project

christian schrader
Damajuana is modern take on hand made ceramic goods from Mexico with the traditional handmade technics that add individuality and a robust quality to every single item we bring exclusively bring to the market!
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NIXTA Cocktails

christian schrader

Jilo Old Fashioned INGREDIENTS .5 parts Nixta Licor de Elote 2 parts Abasolo El Whisky de Mexico 3 dashes Angostura® Bitters Glassware: Rocks Glass Garnish: Lemon and Orange Twist DIRECTIONS Add Nixta, Abasolo, and bitters to a mixing glass. Add ice and stir until cold and diluted. Zest citrus over rocks glass and add fresh ice. Strain drink into glass, roll zest into attractive curls and lay garnish atop the ice.       NIXTA Spritz INGREDIENTS 1.5 parts Nixta Licor de Elote 1 part Amaro Montenegro® .25 parts Lemon Juice 4 parts Seltzer Glassware: Collins Glass Garnish: Orange Twist...

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