La Venenosa Raicilla Sierra Occidental de Jalisco
- Minimum Purchase:
- 1 unit
- Maximum Purchase:
- 1 unit
La Venenosa Sierra (black label, 42% alc):
This Raicilla is produced by Maestro Tabernero Don Rubén Peña in the village of Mascota, Jalisco. At 1,500 metres above sea level, Don Rubén cultivates, from seeds, Agave Maximiliana.
The agave is roasted in a wood fired adobe oven. Wild yeast ferments the agave in 200L vats. Distillation is done is an Arabic – Filipino hybrid still and bottled after only one pass.
This is my first raicilla, so maybe it's *supposed* to taste like a tire shop. But omg, this tastes like a tire shop. Open the bottle, take a whiff and you are transported to Pep Boys, shiny black radials lined up. Take a sip and maybe you've escaped to the car stereo section – you can still smell the fresh rubber but it's not as overwhelming. It's still there.