Sierra Norte Native Oaxacan White Corn

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Sierra Norte // Oaxaca, Mexico

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    86
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Sierra Norte is a line of Oaxacan whiskeys from Douglas French, the founder of Scorpion Mezcal, featuring native Oaxacan corn varietals. This is a single barrel expression featuring white corn, with a mash bill of 85% corn and 15% malted barley. It's aged for approximately 10 months in French oak.

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  • abv
    45.0
  • Other Whiskey
    A spirit distilled from a mash of grain(s) at less than 95% ABV, bottled at no less than 40% ABV. The product must have characteristics, taste, and aroma generally attributed to whiskey
  • Cask Type
    French oak

Tasting Notes

"The arrival of new whiskeys from Mexico is an exciting development. This white corn whiskey is pleasantly sweet with a touch of fruity esters, with subtle notes of vanilla, pecan, and hazelnut. It has a bit of astringency to it and a healthy heat at 90 proof. This whiskey is ready to drink now, but also piques interest in what else may come from the distillery and the broader region."

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Flavor Profile

Spicy & Rich