How to drink Empirical: Ayuuk Flip
How to drink Empirical: Ayuuk Flip

How to drink Empirical: Ayuuk Flip

The main ingredient in this spirit, Pasilla Mixe, is a special, smoke-dried chili grown at 2,700 meters above sea level by the Mixe people — known in their native language as Ayuuk. Once fully ripened, the chilis are partially dried on the plant and finished on wicker racks over gnarled hardwood smoke. The true Pasilla Mixe possesses a twilight, dark red fruitiness and a unique earthiness that reflects the rugged terroir in which it grows.

Serves: Ayuuk & Ginger Ale
Serves: Ayuuk & Ginger Ale

Serves: Ayuuk & Ginger Ale

Our new core spirit Ayuuk is based on Pasilla Mixe, a special smoke-dried chili that grows in a cloud forest. For this serve, the chili’s pleasantly spicy, vegetal notes are balanced out with the zesty, bite of ginger.

Releases: The Story of Ayuuk
Releases: The Story of Ayuuk

Releases: The Story of Ayuuk

The story behind Ayuuk, our smoke-dried Pasilla Mixe spirit, as told by Lars Williams. The images were taken by Arthur Couvat during a trip to the Sierra Norte mountains in September 2019.

“Behind the Spirits”: a short film by Arthur Couvat about Empirical
“Behind the Spirits”: a short film by Arthur Couvat about Empirical

“Behind the Spirits”: a short film by Arthur Couvat about Empirical