Review: Yuu Baal Anejo Mezcal

Paid: $50 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: NOM-072X / Yuu Baal

Region: San Juan del Rio, Oaxaca

Mezcalero: Isaias Martinez Juan

40% ABV

Aged For: 1 Year

Agave: 100% 7-year old Espadin

Cutting/Cooking/Crushing: Machete / Stone Oven / Tahona

Fermentation / Distillation: Pine wood vats / double distilled in copper stills

Cask Type: American White Oak

Batch/Bottle # : YA04-18 / 548 of 720

Color: Yellow gold

Drank: Neat, in a copita

Nose: Roasted agave, copper, licorice, citrus, vanilla, salt, celery, touch of smoke

Feel: Medium body

Taste: Good smokey vanilla, almond, dried fruit, butter, agave, citrus, pepper, clay

Finish: Light to medium warmth, medium length, caramel, vanilla, oak, touches of fruit and a light backbone of agave and smoke

Thoughts:  Really great for the price, especially when compared to ilegal for nearly double the price!

Score: Recommended

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