Tech Notes: Distilling with Agave Solids

August 19, 2015 | Posted by: Ansley Coale

After a first distillation run at Los Danzantes. Ernesto is pitchforking the solids out, cleaning the still for the next rum. Distilling the solids makes the mezcal richer, more complex, and gives it the characteristic vegetal overtones of artisan mezcal.