How is mezcal made?
THE MEZCAL TWO ELEVEN
is made in a way that
No industrial process is used
the process begins in the field of
The important thing is the heart or pineapple, not the pencas, that’s why they are pruning. The first pruning is at 3 years and you have to wait between 8 and 10 years for the pineapple to be mature enough.
Separate the children and it’s time to cut the pencas and root of the Agave
At this stage the leaves or pencas are removed, the pineapple is extracted from the base and shaved so that only the heart of the pineapple remains.
TO GET FRUCTOSE
In the factory are introduced to masonry ovens where they fit 8 to 10 tons of agave pineapples, this process takes approximately 2 days.
COOKED PINEAPPLES ARE CRUSHED
It is made with a quarry stone called TAHONA (weighs about 1 ton) that is thrown by horses to crush all the pineapples and obtain the juices (sugars) that are subsequently fermented.
THE TRANSFORMATION OF SUGAR
It is carried out in masonry vats equally with yeasts grown or not, this process can vary the time depending on the current weather conditions.