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El Samaritano

Santiago Matatlán, Oaxaca

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About El Samritano
 

El Samaritano Mezcal is the creation of Mezcalero Ambrosio Martinez Blas. Producing from Santiago Matatlán, Oaxaca, Mexico - the revered mezcal capital of the world, Ambrosio is a master distiller with a profound understanding of the intricate nuances that make each batch of El Samaritano a masterpiece in its own right. With a lineage deeply rooted in Oaxacan tradition, El Samaritano embodies the essence of mezcal production, transcending generations of wisdom and expertise.

Current Mezcal Products:​

  • Espadin (a. angustifolia) 45% ABV

  • Pechuga  (a. angustifolia with turkey breast, apple, guava, pineapple, mango) 46% ABV

  • Tobalá (a. potatorum) 45% ABV

  • Cuishe (a. karwinskii) 47% ABV

  • Arroqueño (a. americana v. oaxacensis) 47% ABV

  • Tepeztate (a. marmorata) 45% ABV

Five Generations of Mezcal Tradition

At El Samaritano, mezcal production is more than a craft; it's a sacred tradition passed down through five generations. Each bottle encapsulates the accumulated wisdom and time-honored techniques of their ancestors, making El Samaritano a symbol of Oaxacan heritage. From the agave fields to the artisanal distillation process, every step is meticulously executed, ensuring a mezcal that's not only delicious but also pays homage to the rich legacy that precedes it.

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