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Mezcal distillery. Man working in a mezcal distillery. Mezcal is a traditional Mexican alcoholic drink made from the maguey (Agave americana) plant. Here, he is removing the crushed and fermented pulp of the maguey plants after distillation in clay pot stills (centre-right). Photographed in Oaxaca, Mexico.
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