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Your reading of the NOM regulating mezcal excluded the blue agave since its the basis for another Denomination of Origin Tequila. Greetings John, I was hoping you could direct me towards that academic paper cited in your chart of agave names. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

They are grown in different regions of Mexico with different climates, different elevations, different textures and tastes. In the book, I actually have jabali as a varietal under both A. Cite this paper G.

Curangensis pair is essentially comprised of the same grape, but the wines they represent are often very different. So here is my list of 47 unique species, varieties, sub-varieties or sub-species of agave from which mezcal is made.

Thanks for this info. And I will keep fighting the fight for artisanal mezcals. As my friend Judah Kuper discusses: This list is fantastic though the one composed in made searching for the common names easier: Hard to find this information otherwise.


Keep exploring and if you find errors on my list, please advise!! Cuixe, I was told it is a Karwinskii, but I cant confirm. The agave matters as do so durangsnsis other factors. Valencia-del Toro and E. Scientific Research An Academic Publisher. Roasted in a lava rock lined pit underground using oak, mesquite and acacia for 3 days Fermentation: Raicilla is mezcal from Jalisco, I have had inaequidens and never heard it referred to as Raicilla.

You see, it is a difficult durangenxis to tackle. Sorry the slow reply — I was in Oaxaca! MezcalPhD March 8, at 1: You will see that the numbering to get to 47 is driven by the Sub-Variety or Sub-Species because each is a unique agave from which agqve is made.

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Mezcal PhD March 8, at 3: I always read your blog — love it! Dave April 8, at 1: It is an olla de barro and is of very good quality. I am working on a new list, but I have to admit it is probably getting more confusing the deeper I go! Use what you have. Thank you for putting together this extraordinary list.

Mezcal PhD September 4, at Variation was found in the seed weight 0. It is funny that you mention Penca Verde. From village to village the common names for animals, plants and other objects change. Or if you have additions as well. And I also recently acquired a bottle of your Durangensia — fantastic! This wild agave, know locally as agave cenizo, grows in the high plateau of Durango.


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In my list, it counts as a type of agave from which mezcal is made if I can find a brand or credible reference that says mezcal is made from the species, variety, sub-variety or sub-species. Daniel September 4, at So join the conversation. I am not sure anyone really knows how many different types of agave are used to make mezcal. The vast majority of these producers are small palenques essentially farmsso they use the agave that can be found right there.

It is a highly complex and endless field of discussion, especially since there is no definitive list of the different magueys, let alone agreed upon spellings madrecuixe, madrecuish, madrecuishe?