Siete Leguas Blanco Tequila with Sangrita

This week’s Weekend Sipper is: Siete Leguas Blanco – “The Bellwether Blanco” It is time to celebrate tradition, consistency, honesty, and deliciousness. That’s why we’ve selected Siete Leguas Blanco as our Weekend Sipper. Let’s break down the reasons why we love

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This week’s Weekend Sipper is: Pasote Añejo – “Puente Perfect” We’re about to enter a long weekend (which is called a “puente”, or “bridge”, in Mexico), so that means we need a tequila that can go the distance. Pasote Añejo is

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Highest Rated Tequila Distilleries

Agave, water, and yeast. Unbelievably, those three ingredients are all you need to make tequilas with an enormous variety of aromas and flavors. That’s because while the ingredients are simple, the process is anything but. If you’ve ever wondered why tequilas

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This week’s Weekend Sipper is: Don Pilar Reposado – “Worth the Wait” For many years, Don Pilar offered a blanco, añejo and extra añejo. “Donde estas, donde estas, Reposado?” Fans of the brands (like us) were excited when we heard that

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This week’s Weekend Sipper is: Gran Dovejo Blanco High Proof – “Agave Explosion” Thanks to this beauty, Cinco de Mayo should last all weekend long. This most recent product from Gran Dovejo is winning serious praise (and very high scores in

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Tequila Fortaleza Blanco

This week’s Weekend Sipper is: Fortaleza Blanco – “Lots to Love” Fortaleza Blanco is one of those tequilas that we will never run out of because we are constantly stockpiling it. And the reason for that is simple—it’s delicious and authentic.

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Tequila ArteNOM 1579

This week’s Weekend Sipper is: ArteNOM Selección de 1579 Blanco – “Breath of Fresh Air” With this tequila, get prepared for a full and rich agave experience. It is made by Felipe Camarena at his distillery, El Pandillo, located in the

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Additives in tequila? I bet you’ve never thought about it. But whether you are for or against additives it’s useful to know how they are used, the rules that govern them, and how to sleuth them out. We asked Sergio Mendoza,

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San Matias Tahona Tequila Blanco

This week’s Weekend Sipper is: San Matias Tahona Blanco – “Rock Star” There’s a lot to love about this particular tequila, and the name alone makes one reason clear. Any tequila that involves a tahona in the production process will win

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Don Fulano Imperial Tequila - 5 year Extra Añejo

This week’s Weekend Sipper is: Don Fulano Imperial – “Aged to Perfection” Earth, cinnamon, caramel, citrus, coffee, and cooked agave aromas—these are just some of the rich aromas and flavors found in Don Fulano Imperial, an excellent example of an extra

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This week’s Weekend Sipper is: Tequila Los Valientes Reposado – “Budget tastiness? In the bag!” This one caught us by surprise for several reasons. First, the price: at $29 we didn’t expect much, but you never know. Second, the packaging: a

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This week’s Weekend Sipper is: Suerte Tequila Añejo – “Your New Crush” This tequila has a soft spot in our heart for two reasons: It’s made the old-fashioned way, and it contains the rare aroma of melon, which we love! Its

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This week’s Weekend Sipper: Tequila Alquimia Reserva de Don Adolfo Extra Añejo – “The Art of Agave” Like all the other Alquimia products, this tequila expression is something special. The main reason: although it’s an extra añejo the agave still shines

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This week’s Weekend Sipper: Terralta Añejo Tequila – “Earthly Pleasure” If you think the term terroir only applies to wine, the Terralta line will make you think again. Aromas of soil (earth, mushrooms) and minerals remain even in the añejo, mixing

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This week’s Weekend Sipper: Fortaleza Reposado – “Too Legit to Quit” Just like a hipster needs a fixie bike, any serious tequila connoisseur needs to have “Forty Repo” on their bar. That’s because this tequila is completely legitimate, made the super

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Tequila has changed a lot since the early days. Most producers have switched from time consuming, old-school methods to high-efficiency production. But has this trend helped or harmed the overall quality of tequila? We decided to find out in the most

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Roca Patron Añejo

This week’s Weekend Sipper: Roca Patron Añejo – “Rock Solid” We love tahona-made tequilas because they generally have more delicate flavors, and this one is particularly delicious. A tahona is a large stone wheel that crushes cooked agave fibers to release

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Would you start drinking tequila at 10am on a Saturday? Of course you would, and so would we. All we needed was an excuse, and the local Sonoma radio station, KSVY, gave us one. The “All About Frank” show, with host

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This week’s Weekend Sipper: Gran Dovejo Tequila Blanco – “Bright Star” A truly good blanco is hard to find. You can’t use the aging process to cover up any unpleasantness, and the agave has to shine. Shine it does is this

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You’re probably either a tequila fan, or know someone who is. But what does it take to become an official Tequila Badass? You can reach this level, and beyond, by rating tequilas using the Tequila Matchmaker mobile app for iPhone and Android.

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