Stories

We invite you to explore stories about our products’ design history, production process as well as topics we are currently investigating.

The Making Of: Agave I.D. Card Deck

The Making Of: Agave I.D. Card Deck

October 27, 2019 3 min read

Hand-drawn agave ID cards. Includes facts about the agave on the back of each card. 14 agave species included in the deck.
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The Making Of: Heirloom Brass & Leather Tray

The Making Of: Heirloom Brass & Leather Tray

September 29, 2019 5 min read

This is the story behind the process, materials and people that helped create our Brass and Leather Tray.

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“Quiero Mas Mezcal” (I want more mezcal)

“Quiero Mas Mezcal” (I want more mezcal)

September 01, 2019 2 min read

As part of our mission, we highlight the fabricators and suppliers we partner with to create our products. This is the story behind the process, materials, and people that helped create our organic cotton tees.
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Interviewing Patrick Dacy

Interviewing Patrick Dacy

September 05, 2018 13 min read

Recently, I had the great privilege of interviewing Patrick Dacy, founder and owner of Duke’s Liquor Box in Greenpoint Brooklyn. This article is a synthesis of our conversation which I tried to keep as close to the actual audio as possible.

We touched on several topics surrounding the production and exportation of agave spirits from Mexico. This first conversation will provide a clear and informed understanding of how agave distillates are made including what information to look for on a bottle’s label.

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What is a Copita?

What is a Copita?

May 01, 2018 3 min read 3 Comments

We get asked this question a lot, as you can imagine! The answer is simply, “tiny cup”. We decided to make our version of the archetypal mezcal copita because we wanted something from which to drink this exquisite spirit that matched its specialness......
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The Art of “Becoming”.

The Art of “Becoming”.

April 29, 2018 2 min read

As part of our mission, we highlight the fabricators and suppliers we partner with to create our products. In what some might call “radical transparency” we aim to share our production process, the people, and materials involved in the making of this mezcal sipping cup.
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