Our mission at Mezcal Pierde Almas is straightforward: to rescue and preserve the cultural heritage and singular history of the amazing elixir that is mezcal. We are first and foremost a socially, culturally and environmentally responsible entity based in San Francisco Tutla, Oaxaca, with our palenque (distillery) in the village of Chichicapam, Oaxaca. At Pierde Almas, we are obsessed with the strictest observance of a constellation of ancestral methods and lore – from pit-roasting our agaves up to a week to using the same design of copper pot still as that brought by the Spaniards – that have slowly evolved over the course of five centuries to produce one of the finest, hand crafted distilled spirits ever to appear upon the world stage.
This is the rarest of all of our mezcals. As with our Mezcal Pechuga, we blend our double distilled Espadin mezcal with the same assortment of wild fruits, herbs and nuts, but instead of suspending a wild turkey (guajolote) breast in the still, this recipe calls for a wild rabbit. Conejo still offers the rich, layered flavors of agave, fruit and herbs, but a subtle, gamey note is present in the background which adds even more complexity to this rare spirit.