Learn how to pair chocolate with mezcal like a pro. Kim Haasarud of Garden Bar PHX, Abel Arriaga of Compa Spirits, and Michelle Zimmerman of Curating Taste present six amazing agave + cacao pairings in this article for The SOMM Journal, including Erstwhile Tobalá (2021 Ancestral Limited Edition) - one of Kim's favorites!
Dustin Nelson's article for Thrillist spotlights a Virtual Mezcal Tasting featuring Erstwhile Mezcal, hosted by The Crafty Cask's Suzanne Henricksen and Sommelier Evan Rothrock.
Forbes' Comprehensive Guide to the Best Mezcals highlights Erstwhile Tobalá (2018 Limited Edition) distilled by the late Juan Hernández Méndez in Santiago Matatlán, Oaxaca.
PACIFIC magazine spotlights a March 2020 mezcal tasting and fundraiser that Erstwhile Mezcal hosted in conjunction with Tahona Bar in San Diego, California. All ticket proceeds from the event were donated to S.A.C.R.E.D. (Saving Agave for Culture, Recreation, Education and Development) for their project of replanting tobalá agave seedlings, and gifting seedlings to mezcal producers and [...]
In Episode 104 of The Spirit Guide Society podcast, host Pedro Shanahan samples five expressions of small-batch mezcal from Erstwhile Mezcal's flagship line at Las Perlas, a legendary mezcaleria in Los Angeles, California. Pedro also chats with Yuan Ji (founder of Erstwhile Mezcal) about Erstwhile's social mission of promoting small family producers in rural Mexico, and empowering [...]