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Mezcal Gusano Rojo Tequila


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Mezcal Gusano Rojo Tequila


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Gusano Rojo Mezcal is the #1 selling Mezcal in Mexico, complete with the Agave worm in the bottle. It is made from 100% Agave Mezcal Reposado and is produced in Oaxaca, Mexico. Various legends attribute great strength to anyone brave enough to gulp down the Agave worm! Mezcal is a Mexican distilled spirit made from the agave plant. There are many different types of agaves, and each produces a slightly different mezcal. Agave is part of the Agavaceae family, also called maguey. While Tequila is a mezcal made only from the blue agave plant in the region around Tequila, Jalisco, spirits labeled "Mezcal" are often made using other agave plants.

Mezcal is made from the agave plant. After the agave matures (6-8 years) it is harvested by jimadores (field workers) and the leaves are chopped off using a long-handled knife known as a coa or coa de jima, leaving only the large hearts, or piñas (Spanish for "pineapple"). The piña is cooked and then crushed, producing juice.

Baking and mixing
 
A distillery oven loaded with agave "pineapples", the first step in the production of mezcal.

Traditionally, the “piñas” were baked in palenques: large (8-12 ft diameter) rock-lined conical pits in the ground. The pits were lined with hot rocks, then agave leaves, petate (palm fiber mats), and earth. The piñas are allowed to cook in the pit for three to five days. This lets them absorb flavors from the earth and wood smoke.

After the cooking, the piñas are rested for a week, and then placed in a ring of stone or concrete of about 12 ft diameter, where a large stone wheel attached to a post in the middle is rolled around, crushing the piñas.

Modern makers usually cook the piñas in huge stainless steel ovens and then crush them with mechanical crushers.
The resultant juice is put in a wooden tub in its own yeast for two to four days.

Distillation and aging

After the fermentation stage is done, the juice is double-distilled. The first distillation yields ordinary low-grade alcohol. After the first distillation, the fibers are removed from the still and the resulting alcohol from the first distillation added back into the still. This mixture is distilled once again. Sometimes, water is then added to the mix to reduce the proof down to 80. At this point the mezcal may be bottled or aged.

Mezcal ages quite rapidly in comparison to other spirits. It is aged in large wooden barrels for between two months to seven years. During this time the mezcal acquires a golden color, and its flavor is influenced by the wooden barrels. The longer it is aged, the darker the color and more noticeable the flavor.

For Europe does not include worm



Technical Details

BrandGUSANO ROJO
Size70 CL
FormatGlass
Made with100% Agave
Alcohol Content38%
PackageBottle
Product Dimensions32 x 6,5 x 6,5 cm
Weight1.40
Storage InstructionsCool and dry conditions
Manufacturer/ProducerMezcales de Gusano S.A
Country Produced inMexico
1 Liter Proportion EUR30.21

This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 26 May, 2004.
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5 of 5 Stars!    
by paola garcia

cuando vuelve a llegar el mezcalll Quiero una botella urgente!! Respuesta de Licorea: En España ya no se comercializa esta bebida CON EL GUSANO, sólo sin el. No es posible conseguirlo, lo sentimos.
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