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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
Distillation:Clay Pot
Town:Sola de Vega
Age of plant:15 years
About this mezcal

Koch Arroqueno Olla de Barro is made with agave Arroqueno 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

Grupo Koch emerged in 2009 as a project to promote traditional mezcal, developing a business profile one year later for the Koch brand. The brand sees their mezcal as liquid art. They promote mezcals that is produced in a variety of different regions and those that are made using a variety of different production practices. Each batch will vary, so check your bottle for details.

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64 reviews
3 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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