Farolito Papalometl comes from the prestigious collection of Ulises Torrentera, owner and operator of In Situ Mezcaleria in Oaxaca City.
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About this mezcal
Farolito Papalometl is made with agave Papalometl (potatorum) in Santa Maria Ixcatlan, Oaxaca. Once cooked and crushed, the agave are fermented in “bovine leather,” which are large cow hides that can be used and reused for years on end. Once feremented, it’s double-distilled in small clay pots.
Farolito Mezcal is the exported brand from the renowned In Situ Mezcaleria in Oaxaca City. All of the mezcal in the mezcaleria, as well as the mezcal bottled under the Farolito brand, are curated by mezcal legend Ulises Torrentera. Ulises has spent the last couple decades touring palenques of the different regions of Oaxaca and beyond. He is also the author of Mezcalaria and other emblematic books about Mezcal.