Batch A3

Batch A3. Closer in profile to A2 than A1, this batch had an unusually high content of Madrecuishe producing rich, earthy mineral notes in the distillate. We love it. This will be appearing in shops and bars over the next couple of months. For our list of stockists see people.   

Details details details.

 

Year: 2018

Region: Miahuatlan, Oaxaca

Master Mezcalero: Atenogenes Garcia

 

Agave:

64.7% Espadin, 35.3% Madrecuishe

100% organic estate grown agave

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

 

Harvest:

12th – 13th March

53 Espadin pinas (3300kg)

21 Madrecuishe pinas (1800kg)

Total raw weight: 5100kg

 

Roasting:

15th-23rd March 2018

Earthen ground oven

Guamuch and Mesquite smoked

Total cooked weight: 3700kg

 

Milling:

29th March – 1st April

Composite Stone Tahona

Ox-drawn

 

Fermentation:

1st – 15th April

Sabino wood vat

Well water added

Natural airborne yeasts

 

Distillation:

7th – 24th April

Copper pot still

Fire powered

Number of distillations: 2

527 Litres produced

48.2%ABV

Ben Schroder