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La Pulga Mezcal – Good Spirits Information

One yr in the past, three entrepreneurs launched La Pulga Tequila, a brand new spirit produced and bottled in Mexico, however born in Texas. As the corporate celebrates its one yr anniversary, La Pulga has expanded the portfolio to incorporate a brand new “joven,” or unaged mezcal, La Pulga Mezcal. The model takes its identify from the “Pulga” out of doors market on the Northside of Fort Price, one of many oldest open-air flea markets within the US. The model was based by Sarah Castillo, a well known and revered Fort Price restauranteur (Taco Heads, Tinies Mexican Delicacies, Sidesaddle Saloon); Andrew De La Torre, a membership proprietor and the operator of the Pulga market; and Stephen Slaughter, a neighborhood entrepreneur and actual property developer.

Now obtainable throughout North Texas — and shortly all through the state – La Pulga Mezcal is crafted within the rugged landscapes of San Luís Potosí, Mexico, from wild harvested 100% Salmiana Agave, imparting a really distinct and flavorful style and aroma of inexperienced chili, citrus, and inexperienced olives/brine. 

“In contrast to mezcals produced in Oaxaca, usually from the Espadín number of agave, La Pulga Mezcal is distilled from Salmiana Agave which creates a posh, but very approachable style profile not usually present in mezcal. This isn’t your typical smoky mezcal!” says Castillo who was born and raised in Fort Price, TX.

La Pulga Mezcal honors time-honored manufacturing strategies handed down by means of generations, together with meticulous roasting of the agave piñas in conventional stone ovens that are then crushed with an ancestral tahona wheel to separate the agave juice from the fibers earlier than fermentation and distillation.

La Pulga Mezcal marks the primary launch within the model’s new “Alebrijes” collection (referring to the Mexican folk-art photos of mystical animals that adorn La Pulga bottles). The animal spirit on La Pulga Mezcal is a coyote, native to the realm across the distillery in San Luís Potosí.

The steered retail value of La Pulga Mezcal (40% alcohol by quantity) is $64.99/750ml and is out there for buy on-line by way of the La Pulga web site. 

GSN’s Remarks: Barely candy, softly smoked, agave ahead nostril. A fragile fragrance that belies a gentler facet of mezcal. A surprisingly clean entry that borders on a close to creamy mouthfeel earlier than it opens up right into a extra broadened and peppery spirit. The smokey roast character is subdued, whereas nonetheless lending a extra conventional taste profile. Whereas the notes of Poblano pepper, and an intriguing salinity are distinctive and add a savory high quality. The end is medium-long and ends on a slight bitter facet akin to contemporary inexperienced pepper pores and skin. Total, that is an exceptionaly nicely completed mezcal, and one that’s nicely deserving of a spot in your bar. GSN Score: A++

For extra data go to: La Pulga

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