Monte Alban Mezcal

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  • Performed well in blind taste test

    Mar 17, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Affordable subsitute for $50 dollar range Tequilas
    Surprisingly smooth
    Cons: The worm makes it look gross to others

    Summary: I originally bought this mezcal with the hope that it could be used as a cheap Tequila substitute, seeing as it is 100% agave.We decided to do a mini blind taste testing session, all tasters received 1/3 shot portions of the following ... read more

  • Monte Alban: The Familiar Face of Mainstream Mezcal...

    May 17, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Light, inoffensive mezcal
    Cons: Lacks complexity and personality

    Summary: Can anybody name a brand of mezcal? Anybody? Yep, there's Monte Alban. That's basically least if you judge from the shelves of your friendly local Liquor Barn. Monte Alban is the only brand with really wide name recognition. There's a couple of ... read more

  • I bought it So I Could Eat the Worm

    Feb 7, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Has that nasty worm in it... makes the girls squirm.
    Cons: Smoky, charred-wood flavor.

    Summary: First, although this is a 100% agave product, it is not Tequila. It is not made from the Blue Agave plant. Second, ...yes. This is one of the more popular Mezcal spirits that features an Agave (gusano) worm ... read more

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  • Great stuff, especially for the price

    May 15, 2009 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Very smooth, nice balance, not acid.
    Cons: None. I recommend this product completely.

    Summary: I read a recent article in the NY Times on mezcal, so I decided to try some.  I have sampled dozens of premium tequilas over the years, and I have also tried numerous single malt scotchs and Irish whiskeys, so I was intrigued by the article's ... read more

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