I was looking for a small-sized crock for my outdoor office and not only is this the ONLY small-sized crock I could find after lots of online and local searching - it happens to be terra cotta - score! Personally, I love the 'earthy' taste but they say if I want I can soak it to remove that. Highly recommend it. I even have a 2-gallon plastic jug on it no problem :)
Very cute and sturdy pot, when I first filled it with water it leaked a little at the spout but after emailing customer service I was told how to tighten and it stopped leaking, I found a glass bottle that fits perfectly.