The family of Mezcales de la Hacienda de Jaral de Berrio is one of the most emblematic among the Mezcal world due to its historical background. The Hacienda del Jaral de Berrio is located in the historic borough of San Felipe Torres Mochas, Guanajuato. Its origins date back to the late 16th century and the production of mezcal since 1764, when it was then known as aguardiente criollo del Jaral, according to bibliographic data and historical stock inventories.
Today the mezcals are produced rigorously under the same methods and are still bottled at the main compound of the Hacienda. As part of the unique production process, the Mezcales de la Hacienda Jaral de Berrio are steamed, not smoked, which means that the heart of the agaves are softened with vapor before the grinding process, so the absence of smoke avoids any flavour contamination letting the notes of the Agave Salmiana to be fully present. This unsmoked process results in a unique Mezcal for Experts and it can also be perfectly blended for all kind of cocktail flavours.