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HYBRID Sierra Norte Class

by Palate Partners

Friday, October 23rd

6:00 PM

$20 online

$40 in-person

In this class we will explore Sierra Norte Black, White, and Yellow. All three whiskeys featured in this class are made with non-GMO corn, distilled separately and matured in French Oak casks to showcase each whiskies' individual character and nuance.

Sierra Norte's Oaxacan Corn Whiskey Class

All Sierra Norte whiskies are made from ancestral heirloom corn grown by traditional Oaxacan farmers. Descendants of the region’s first farmers continue replanting the best seeds from each harvest, as they and their ancestors have done for over 7,000 years. The whiskies in this collection are truly spectacular! In 2018 Sierra Norte was featured as one of Forbes Magazine's Top Non-American Whiskies Of The Year. Sierra Norte Yellow was also named one of Whisky Advocate's Top 20 Whiskeys of 2018!

The Whiskies


Sierra Norte Yellow

Oaxaca, Mexico - $49.53

Corn Whiskey 

Nose: Buttered popcorn, roasted corn and a floral bouquet, with a strong spicy note.

Palate: Butterscotch, vanilla cream, lemon peel, aromatic clove, smoky barrel char and anise.

Finish: A malty hint, with liquorice, roasted nuts and sweet jasmine.


Sierra Norte White

Oaxaca, Mexico - $49.53

Corn Whiskey 

Nose: Barbecued corn, cooked banana, ripe pear and buttery caramel.

Palate: Apricot jam, peaches and vanilla cream, sweet popcorn and caramelised nuts.

Finish: A hit of spice, with cardamom, black pepper and more sweet popcorn.


Sierra Norte Black

Oaxaca, Mexico - $49.53

Corn Whiskey 

Nose: Cherry jam, orange peel, a vegetal note and banana peel.

Palate: Fairly funky, with ripe plantain and banana, coffee bean, rich brown sugar and salted caramel.

Finish: Marzipan, vanilla sponge and a touch of dusty oak.

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