Villa Vacations Puerto Vallarta

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Mexico’s Sour Mash Whiskey

Our roaming photographer William Wilhelm tours a surprise of a distillery during his stay in Puerto Vallarta. It is just one of the many great day trips to make while staying there. Whiskey, Tequila and Cigars… this really is a great place to getaway from the dreary winter we’re having in the states. Book your vacation and get down there! After you’ve read this, visit our website,, select a villa for you and your best friends and go enjoy Bill’s itinerary!

William Wilhelm Photography-Another Working Day


We are all familiar with Mexico’s most renowned liquor, and the State of Jalisco makes some of the very best Tequilas I have ever sampled; smooth and delicious. But a new beverage has arrived – Sour Mash Whiskey, in a small fishing village no less! As you walk down to the beaches at Boca de Tamlatan, you pass a few small businesses, homes and this distillery. Los 2 Compadres is a very good small distillery at that; making a Single Cask Sour Mash Whiskey, a “Shine Whiskey” and a Coffee Liquor.
As we wandered into in, the air was heavy and humid with the smell of fermenting corn. The casks of aging whiskey and “shine” [a shortened form of moonshine] are sitting there – just passing the time away. The five fermenting tanks are busy transforming the local Aztecan Maize into the “wash” that will be distilled to make the…

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