Mezcal is a combination of two Nahuatl words melt and ixcalli. The meaning of mezcal is oven-cooked agave. Around 400 years back when the Spanish introduce distillation methods to Mexico and tried their methods on the local agave to make vines. There are many varieties of agave that are available that are used to make mezcal. Agaves are usually grown in various parts of Mexico and the south equator. The agaves-based distilled spirit mezcal Singapore is quite popular.
How is mezcal made?
The agaves are planted and grown in the sun for about eight years. During the eight years, the farmers frequently clean and take care of the agaves crop. Once the crop is ready, farmers harvested the crop. The leaves of agaves are removed to get the pineapple-like agaves. After that, the agave is piled off and then roasted for up to five days. In the next step, the juice and fiber of cooked agaves are mashed. Then it is left for fermentation. During the process of fermentation, water and agaves are added to start the fermentation. Fermentation can take around eight days. Distillation is the final step for preparing the mezcal singapore.
Mezcal flavors and taste
People claim that mezcal tastes smoky. Mezcal has many flavors and tastes such as floral, fruity, and even earthy. The taste of mezcal depends upon the quality of agave and the process of fermentation. Mezcal can give you a feeling of energized. Every mezcal is made by hand crafting technique.