Sierra Norte Native Oaxacan Yellow Corn

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Sierra Norte // Oaxaca, Mexico

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    88
  • Avg. Rating

    2.0
    2 out of 5 stars
    ( 2 )

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 yellow corn, with a mash bill of 85% corn and 15% malted barley. It's aged in French oak and released in single barrels.

  • age
    NAS
  • 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

"This yellow corn bottling of Sierra Norte's whiskeys is arguably the best so far. It's bright and lively, with notes of lemon peel, vanilla, coriander seed, and hints of malt. The finish fades fairly quickly, leaving a light note of jasmine."

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