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Agave Picture Gallery - Page Three

Pictures and photographs of Cooked Agave hearts (piñas) ready for processing.

cooked agave piñas (hearts) in a traditonal stone oven
raw agave hearts - horno - adobe oven - agabe tequilana
Cooked agave piñas (hearts) in a traditonal stone oven in Jalisco, Mexico.
May 2005
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Raw agave hearts and adobe oven or horno
Agabe Tequilana
October 2007
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cooked agave hearts (piñas) in fron of a traditional stone oven Cooked agave hearts (piñas) in front of a traditional stone oven at Impulsora Rombo, S. A. de C. V. The Impulsora Rombo tequila distillery is located in the small town of Amatitan in the state of Jalisco, Mexico.

Note: September 2009 - This image is on display at the Bureau of Land  Management visitor center in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Nevada. Part of this extensive visitor center includes a section on agave activity in the region.

Photo taken
May 2005 - DSC_1139

Workers put the cooked agave hearts into a crusher by hand at fabica Impulsora Rombo in Amatitan.
cooked agave heart before it is crushed and processed
a portion of the cooked agave heart
Workers put the cooked agave hearts into a crusher by hand at Impulsora Rombo distillery in Amatitan.
May 2005 - DSC_1149
Cooked agave heart before
it is crushed and processed
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A portion of the cooked agave heart showing the color and fibers. Destiladora de Los Altos in Arandas. October 2007 - DSC_3196 - D2X

cooked agave being loaded into crusher
agave pulp on conveyor to extract the juice
agave pulp on conveyor to extract the juice
Workers put the cooked agave hearts into a crusher by hand
May 2005 - DSC_1151
Shreaded agave pulp is placed on a conveyer belt to the juice extractor
May 2005 - DSC_1126
Shreaded and crushed agave pulp moves to the juice extractor
May 2005 - DSC_1134

cooked agave hearts in adobe oven - agabe tequilana
cooked agave hearts in adobe oven - agabe tequilana
cooked agave in autoclave at hacienda la capilla
Cooked Agave Piña
Ready for shreading
October 2007
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Cooked agave hearts in
a stainless steel autoclave.
Hacienda La Capilla
October 2007 - DSC_3076 - D2X

cooked agave hearts (piñas) inside traditional brick oven
cooked agave hearts in adobe oven - agabe tequilana
cooked agaves cool in the adobe oven for 24 hours
Cooked agave hearts (piñas) inside traditional brick oven used at Fabrica La Alteña in Arandas, Jalisco, Mexico.
May 2007 - DSC_2403
Cooked Agave Piñas
ready for shreading andprocessing.
Agabe Tequilana
October 2007 - DSC_3447 - D2X
Cooked agave hearts will cool inside the adobe oven for about 24 hours
May 2005
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Mexico - Last Revision - 02 November 2007 - jat
Agave Picture Gallery - Cooked Agave Hearts, or Piñas