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Koch Arroqueno Olla de Barro

Koch Arroqueno Olla de Barro is made by Alberto Vasquez in Sola de Vega, Oaxaca, an area rich in history of clay pot distillation.

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Brand:Koch Mezcal
Mezcalero:Alberto Vasquez
Agave / Maguey:Americana, Arroqueno
Distillation:Clay Pot
Town:Sola de Vega
ABV: 47.93%
Age of plant: 15 years
Website: http://www.mezcalkoch.com/
About this mezcal

Koch Arroqueno Olla de Barro is made with maguey Arroqueno (agave Americana) that are harvested after 15 years of growth. The agave are cooked in an underground pit oven, mashed by hand with mallets, fermented with open air yeasts in cypress vats, and double distilled in a clay pot still.

Koch Mezcal

Carlos Moreno's family has been linked to mezcal since the beginning of the 20th century. In 2009, Carlos resumed the family tradition and teamed up with 5th generation maestro mezcalero Pedro Hernandez to create Koch El Mezcal de Oaxaca, with the goal of preserving and promoting mezcal culture. After 10 years of business, they've now integrated more than 15 communities and 50 producing families into their collective. Each batch will vary, so check your bottle for details.

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Rated 5 out of 5 stars11 months ago


Fantastic deep nose, buttercream, Mexcian vanilla, savory meaty earthiness. Ground chocolates, yeast, mousse, truffles, dessicated fruitiness/esters, toasted coconut shavings, tickles of wet grass. Medium-low smoke, good sweetness on palette. Enough minerality, complex, good finish. Really happy with how this one has slightly oxidized and softened. Rich and delicious.

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