Batch A1

 

Details from batch A1. For all my mezcal nerds out there :) 

 

 

Year: 2016

Region: Miahuatlan, Oaxaca

Master Mezcalero: Atenogenes Garcia

 

Agave:

70% Espadin, 30% Madrecuishe

100% organic estate grown agave

Crops grown near to agave: maize, squash and beans.

 

Harvest:

14th – 16th December  

55 Espadin pinas (3500kg)

52 Madrecuishe pinas (1550kg)

Total raw weight: 5000kg

 

Roasting:

21st-26th December

Earthen ground oven

Oak, Guamuch and Mesquite smoked

Total cooked weight: 3589kg

 

Milling:

3rd - 27th January

Stone Tahona

Horse-drawn

 

Fermentation:

3rd January - 14th February (unusually long due to cold weather)

Sabino wood vat

Well water added

Natural airborne yeasts

 

Distillation:

14th - 28th February

Copper pot still

Fire powered

Number of distillations: 2

407 Litres produced

48.49%ABV

Ben Schroder