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Chocolate & Mezcal: A Perfect Pairing

There are two ways you can arrange a pairing: the first is by combining flavors that are similar to accentuate the obvious flavors found in the spirit. The second, is by choosing contrasting flavors to bring out "hidden" flavors or elements that are acquired throughout the production process of the spirit.

Chocolate goes particularly well with mezcal because both of these are cultural and flavor elements with origins that can be traced back to Mexico. Additionally, chocolate and mezcal must both be fermented to develop their flavor. Thanks to our ancestors and their countless accounts of trial and error, we have the delicacies that we are able to enjoy today.

There are two ways you can arrange a pairing: the first is by combining flavors that are similar to accentuate the obvious flavors found in the spirit. The second, is by choosing contrasting flavors to bring out "hidden" flavors or elements that are acquired throughout the production process of the spirit.

Chocolate goes particularly well with mezcal because both of these are cultural and flavor elements with origins that can be traced back to Mexico. Additionally, chocolate and mezcal must both be fermented to develop their flavor. Thanks to our ancestors and their countless accounts of trial and error, we have the delicacies that we are able to enjoy today.

Camille Austin

Camille Austin, also known as “La Loba”, is the dynamic Montelobos Mezcal United States Brand Ambassador with a distinctive style. Camille’s mission as the Montelobos Brand Ambassador is to honor the Oaxacan heritage and culture by sharing the art of agave and the tradition of mezcal. ...(Read More)

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