What is mezcal Joven tequila?

Joven: mezcal that is bottled immediately after distillation or aged for fewer than two months. Reposado: tequila or mezcal that’s been “rested” in oak for a minimum of two months but less than a year in oak barrels. Añejo: tequila or mezcal that’s been “aged” for between one and three years in oak barrels.

Does mezcal have to be 100% agave?

Tequila is a type of mezcal, much like how scotch and bourbon are types of whiskey. According to spirits writer John McEvoy, mezcal is defined as any agave-based liquor. This includes tequila, which is made in specific regions of Mexico and must be made from only blue agave (agave tequilana).

What tequilas are made from 100% agave?

Casamigos Blanco One of the smoothest, most natural tasting tequilas on our list, Casamigos is made in the Jalisco highlands from 100% agave.

What is the highest quality tequila?

The overall best tequila of 2021: Roca Patrón Reposado. The best value tequila of 2021: Corralejo Reposado….The best tequila brands of 2021.

Rank Brand Category
1 El Jimador Best budget tequila
2 Corralejo Best value tequila
3 Don Julio Best tequila under $50
4 T1 Tequila Best reposado tequila

Are there any tequilas that are 100 percent agave?

Yes, 100 percent blue agave tequilas (like Patrón and Herradura) are more expensive than the mixto stuff (the most popular of which is Jose Cuervo Especial). But if you’re going to drink tequila, you shouldn’t be wasting your time and money on the low-quality stuff anyway. Are all tequilas 100 agave?

Where do they make Ilegal mezcal in Mexico?

Ilegal Mezcal has a beautifully balanced profile, with a mouth full of agave and a hint of smoke. Handcrafted in small batches by fourth-generation mezcaleros, our Joven, Reposado, and Añejo mezcals are all made with perfectly ripe, sustainable Espadín agave, double distilled in the Santiago Matatlan Valley of Oaxaca, Mexico.

What kind of drinks can you make with mezcal?

A unique and complex taste for those who enjoy sipping spirits like tequila, bourbon, or craft gin. While our mezcal is perfect neat, it is exceptional in cocktails – originals and reimagined classics alike.

Which is the best brand of tequila to drink?

Here are the best sipping tequilas our experts recommend to drink right now. 1 Best Highlands: El Tesoro Reposado. 2 Best for Beginners: Casamigos Blanco. 3 Best Under $30: Espolòn Reposado. 4 Best Under $50: Cazadores Añejo. 5 Best Splurge: Don Ramón Limited Edition Extra Añejo. 6 Best Gift: Casa Dragones Añejo Barrel Blend.