About

Grupo Yuu Baal, is 100% Mexican company, a social enterprise that exalts each of the traditions of the Oaxacan peoples that produce Mezcal, so that its entire production system is basically handmade. Grupo Yuu Baal, is made up of producers from San Juan del Río, San Luis del Río Tlacolula and Miahuatlan, Oaxaca. The quality of the Magueyes begins in the land and in the care of them; all the works as they are: the sowing, the cut and the distillation are carried out in manual form, treats of always respectful processes with the environment. The legend says that one day, in prehispanic times, a field in Oaxaca was hit by a thunderstorm and that a maguey was struck by a lightning bolt cooking it through to the core. They say it was the first time the maguey was cooked and that it was a gift from the gods. Since then, we have known mezcal as the elixir of the gods. With this small introduction we want to present the name “Rayu”, it translates to “rayo” which means bolt of lightning in Zapoteco, the language of the Oaxacan culture. It’s a name filled with history and passion. It is the beginning of mezcal.