Agave Mixtape Papalote Capón from Ciro Barranca is the last batch that he ever produced before his passing in May of 2022.
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About this destilado de agave
Agave Mixtape Papalote Capón from Ciro Barranca was released as part of Mixtape Vol. 9, Side A in December of 2022. This is the last batch that he ever produced before his passing in May of 2022. From Agave Mixtape:
A widower, Don Ciro spent his final years living in his fabrica, sleeping just a few feet from the where the condensors dripped the mezcal his grandsons were distilling. Being so close to the process he’d spent his life honing, Ciro struggled to keep himself on the sidelines. While he stopped doing day-to-day, hands-on work several years ago, whenever he found a burst of energy or inspiration, he’d take a more involved role in a batch, directing every step of the process.
Ciro completed Batch 0522CB just a few weeks before his passing. While the majority of the batch continues to rest, [they] are proud to share a bit of it in Agave Mixtape.
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