Mezcaleros amongst agave in the Oazacan Highlands
 

Our agave Journey

First and foremost, we are native Angelenos and lifelong friends. In 2017, deep in the Oaxacan highlands amidst towering agave plants, we were presented with an opportunity: To bring the deeply-rooted culture in ancient Mexican traditions back home to California and honor the indigenous practices of master mezcaleros by creating symbiotic partnerships with the families and communities who have produced agave spirits for generations. 

 

Mission

Bad Hombre Importing sources ethically produced agave spirits for both local and high-end retailers. 

We work exclusively with suppliers committed to providing fair living wages and sustainable agave harvesting. Our team believes in an education-first approach to sales, so their unique stories and spirits are center stage. Our partners thrive by bringing these ancient spirits to life for their conscious consumers. 

 

Vision

Bad Hombre Importing works to empower producers with control and scalability by integrating the gusto historico and traditional mezcal production practices with a knowledgable approach to marketing and distribution in one streamlined solution.

Each of our product offerings respects the methods, magueyes, and volumes historically seen in its respective region. We believe that education is the key to maintaining the integrity and sustainability of traditional mezcal production and biodiversity of agave throughout Mexico.

 

Enjoy with respect. A tu salud!

 

Bad Hombre Importing

is proud to be partnered with:

APRENDIZ mezcal artesanal

APRENDIZ Mezcal is artisanally produced by the Martinez family in San Juan del Río, Oaxaca, using 100% agave Espadín. Full-bodied and smooth, Aprendiz is the perfect all-around mezcal, easy on the palate with a hint of sweet smoke, herbal notes, and a deep roasted agave finish. ABV: 40%

TÍo Pesca mezcal ancestral

TÍO PESCA Mezcal Ancestral transports us to the past through four varieties of agave that are endemic to Oaxaca: Arroqueño, Coyote, Mexicano, and Tobalá. All four are manually crushed and twice distilled in clay pot stills by Fernando Mitra and his family in Sola de Vega, Oaxaca. ABV: 47%

TÍO PESCA ARROQUEÑO is produced from 100% agave Arroqueño. Majestically sweet and spiced, this mezcal delivers the legacy of a potent land. Ideal for sipping and reflecting.

TÍO PESCA COYOTE is produced from 100% agave Coyote. This mezcal is deep and herbal on the palate, with a subtle scent of minerals on the nose and a semi-dry finish.

TÍO PESCA MEXICANO is produced from 100% agave Mexicano. Fresh and zesty, this mezcal is fruit-forward on the nose, with light notes of citrus and a floral after-taste.

TÍO PESCA TOBALÁ is produced from 100% agave Tobalá. Earthy and rich, this mezcal is ideal for those prepared for a journey into the world of wild agave spirits.

 

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We currently distribute our spirits throughout Southern California. Browse the map below for available retail stores near you. Delivery and online ordering vary by retailer.

 

IMPORTING

We act as importer of record, managing TTB formula and COLA protocols, freight logistics, customs services, and tax payments.

 

DISTRIBUTION

We distribute directly to restaurants, bars, and retailers in California, managing invoicing, warehousing, delivery, and tax payments.

 

NATIONAL LOGISTICS

We sell to distributors and facilitate sales across the United States; managing invoicing, international freight, and state-by-state compliance.

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