Xicaru Silver Mezcal
About Xicaru Silver Mezcal
For those who appreciate the distinct smoky flavor of mezcal, Xicaru Silver Mezcal is a must-try. Made from 100% agave using traditional methods, this handcrafted spirit brings the authentic taste of Oaxaca to your home bar. Its complex flavor profile makes it a versatile spirit for mixing in cocktails, and its smooth finish makes it enjoyable to sip on its own.
Little Known Fact
The name "Xicaru" comes from an ancient Nahuatl word that means "my guardian." It's a nod to the tradition of using mezcal for spiritual rituals and as a protective offering to the gods.
Xicaru Silver Mezcal has a smoky aroma with notes of roasted agave, pepper, and citrus. On the palate, it offers a balanced sweetness and smokiness with hints of vanilla, caramel, and earthy minerals. The finish is smooth and long-lasting with a subtle spice.
Cocktail Recipe Recommendation
Xicaru Silver Mezcal is a great base for a variety of cocktails, but one of our favorites is the Mezcal Margarita. Combine 2 oz Xicaru Silver Mezcal, 1 oz fresh lime juice, 1 oz agave nectar, and a dash of orange bitters in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a salt-rimmed glass with fresh ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.
Xicaru Silver Mezcal is made from 100% agave Espadin, grown and harvested in Oaxaca, Mexico. The agave hearts, or piñas, are roasted in an underground pit oven with mesquite and ocote wood, giving the mezcal its signature smoky flavor. The piñas are then crushed and fermented with wild yeast before being double distilled in copper pot stills.
Experience the true taste of Oaxaca with Xicaru Silver Mezcal. Its artisanal production process and complex flavor profile make it a standout mezcal for both sipping and mixing in cocktails. Add it to your home bar and elevate your cocktail game today.
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Size: 750 ml
Main Ingredient: Agave
Country of Origin: Mexico
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- Tate Van P.Verified BuyerI recommend this productAge Range 21 - 24I'm More Into: CocktailsMy Spirit of Choice (if forced to choose!) Cognac, Gin, Rum, AperitifsRated 5 out of 5 starsVery good
Adam heard of this one before, but I like it more than Vida. Definitely recommend picking up a bottle.Best ForRated -2.0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2
- Rose J.Verified BuyerI recommend this productAge Range 55 - 64I'm More Into: CocktailsMy Spirit of Choice (if forced to choose!) GinI Bought This For MyselfRated 5 out of 5 starsLove some smoke
The smokiness makes for a memorable cocktail. I like it with a fruity simple syrup on the rocks. This is a shaker and spoon cocktail syrup.Best ForRated -2.0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2
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