Cat Mezcal Joven
Cat Tequila // Oaxaca, Mexico
Cat Mezcal is a mezcal "from the heart of Oaxaca". It's made from 100% agave (species unspecified). The joven style is bottled unaged off the still.
Mezcal JovenA spirit distilled from one or more different varieties of agave. Can only be produced in designated areas within 8 different Mexican states. Must be bottled in México. This is unaged or aged in stainless steel or plastic containers before bottling.
"Flavors of lime, grapefruit cooked agave and briny minerality are doused in an assertive layer of saline. The smoke comes in the form of both sweet barbecue and something akin to the more rubbery version of Islay peat. "Cat" is an apt name for this as it goes down feeling like tiny little claws scratching on your throat, though it's still passably sippable. "