Big Bottom Barrel-Finished Gin and Montelobos Mezcal
Today’s post is a two-for-one and one isn’t even a gin, gasp!
While the Navy Strength is pretty punchy, this one is smooth as butter, if only a little meek, as if it wanted to have a deep character, but not enough to risk offense. It is pleasant, but less remarkable than it could be.
Fortunately, I gave it a friend.
Montelobos Mezcal is from Oaxaca and I don’t even know where to start. Made from organic espadín agave, beautifully smoky and smooth.
The two of them came together for a lovely mezcal martini:
- 1 part Montelobos mezcal
- 3 parts Oak-barrel finished gin
- 1 part dry vermouth
Stir with ice. Strain into martini glass. Sip.
Big Bottom Barrel-Finished Gin: