La Jicarita Tobala is produced by mezcalero Celso Martínez López, who is well known for his mezcal, which has been bottled by several different brands.
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About this mezcal
La Jicarita Tobala is produced by maestro mezcalero Celso Martínez López in Santiago Matatlan, Oaxaca. The maguey Tobala (agave Potatorum) used in this mezcal are cooked in an underground pit oven, milled by tahona, and double distilled in copper alambique stills.
La Jicarita Mezcal
La Jicarita Mezcal is a product of Frijolotes LLC, a spirit import and worldwide distributing company. The company specializes in handcrafted small-batch mezcal produced with traditional methods passed down for generations. The company has worked the regulatory and logistical hurdles to assemble a supply chain into the heart of Mexico. The founders, Young Jung & Fred Baptista, met in the art department at San Francisco State University in 1997 and the idea for this company began in 2006 when the pair drove through Mexico for 30 days with a group of college friends. 11 years later the company began after a night of mezcal drinking with the mission to bring back a little piece of awesomeness from Mexico to share with everyone.