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Mezcal UNIÓN is an artisanal handcrafted spirit produced by the union of Zapotec Mezcal producer families from the Sierra of Oaxaca, Mexico. Our core is to unite families offering them a fair trade business model and path to social development.
Mezcal UNIÓN was born with the intention of creating positive change in Mexico. We believe that working in unity and collaboration is the only way to preserve the millenary tradition of producing artisanal Mezcal. The best way of feeling and tasting Mexico is through its Mezcal.
Our vision is to generate as much progress as we can through working together as a co-op. Investing and supporting indigenous families so that they can start their own workshops, continue to reforest the fields and together spread the word of UNIÓN in every bottle through out the world.
Bottle size: 750ml
Please Drink Responsibly.
This product is only available for delivery in the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, South Carolina, Washington.California Residents: for Proposition 65 WARNING
Please allow up to 10 business days for custom engraving and order processing prior to shipment. Orders will ship as soon as possible after engraving is completed.
Location of engraving on the bottle is at the discretion of our engravers and cannot be modified.
Agave BlendOur mezcal is a blend of 8 year old agave Espadín and 14 year old wild agave Cirial. The range of flavors is impressive with diverse fruit, herbal, wood, citrus and earth connotations, slightly smoked, very balanced between the flavor of the agaves and the aromas of the process.
Wood FireThe harvested plants are cooked on a conical rock pit (oven) underneath the ground, with Encino wood fire and pre selected river stones. Fermented with natural yeast. Double distillation in cooper pits.
“Mezcal Unión is very balanced between the flavor of the agave and the flavor of the process.”
This is the traditional way of making mezcal and what gives it its characteristic flavor.
After removing the piñas from the oven, they are crushed either by hand with a mallet or a stone mill powered by a horse. After this process is finished, the bagazo, the name of the piña pulp, is put into wooden vats and allowed to ferment. There, bacteria transforms the sugars in the pulp into alcohol.
Distillation is next: the bagazo is shoveled into a clay or copper pot still, indispensible to achieve the flavor of artisanal mezcal. Finally, it is brought to a boil and the mezcal condensation travels through copper tubes cooled with water.
|1 oz||Mezcal Unión|
|0.75 oz||Lime Juice|
|1||Cucumber Wheel (for garnish)|
|1||Slice of Ginger Chili Powder.(for garnish)|
- In a shaker, combine Mezcal Unión and lime juice, then add ice and shake until cold.
- Strain into a glass, add ice then top with ginger beer.
- Garnish with sliced cucumber, ginger and sprikle some chili powder.