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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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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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This week’s Weekend Sipper: Siembra Valles Reposado – “Valley Gold” Get ready because this #tequila has oomph! Tons of agave, butter, citrus and authenticity. No wonder we keep reaching for Siembra Valles Reposado. It’s made in a small distillery, Tequila Cascahuin

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Siete Leguas Añejo Tequila

This week’s Weekend Sipper: Siete Leguas Añejo – “The Classic Comfort” Quite simply, we never regret reaching for this bottle of agave-forward #tequila because it’s dependable and delicious. Siete Leguas is one of the few brands made in its own dedicated

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Don Abraham Reposado Tequila

This week’s selection is: Don Abraham Reposado – “The Lady Killer” We gave it this nickname when we noticed that women at our #tequila tasting events were drinking so much of it that they were “killing the bottle.” But it’s not

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Introducing The Weekend Sipper! This week’s selection is: Alquimia Organic Reposado – Our Organic Addiction We just can’t stop sipping on this delicious, small batch reposado with notes of cooked agave, vanilla, and butter. Guilt-free bonus: It’s organic and the brand

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It may be difficult to believe, but just over 9 new tequila brands are launched each and every month, according to the data in our own Tequila Matchmaker NOM database. This might make it sound like there are a wide variety

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Extra Añejos — the most aged and expensive form of tequila — attracts all palates, from seasoned tequila drinkers to newbies who find their rich oak flavors reminiscent of other dark spirits. This is still a relatively new category for tequila.

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“Innovation,” is a term capable of striking fear in the heart of a tequila fan. Although embraced in nearly all other aspects of modern life, when this word is applied to the production of tequila, it usually means that profit and

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For years tequila geeks have been having a debate as polarizing as Coke vs. Pepsi: Which location produces better tequila, the “Highlands” or the “Lowlands” of Jalisco, Mexico? (By the way, we object to the term of “Lowlands” to describe the

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Don’t you just love change? Let’s face it, most of us don’t, which is why it can be downright scary when theres a change to your favorite tequila. When the bottle changes you can’t help but worry if the tequila has

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Did you know that tequila and beer are best friends? It’s totally true. They’ve been spotted hanging out with each other for many years, and in some of the coolest night spots in the world! The final installment of our 3-part

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Tequila and beer – what a perfect pair! Both go so well together you can drink them side-by-side with a smile. In part 2 of our 3-part series of Beer & Tequila cocktails, we get fancy by creating a “beer reduction.”

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We’ve often thought that beer and tequila make great drinking companions, and it turns out we’re not alone. One trend we’re starting to see on restaurant menus in California are “Beer and a Shot” – where a certain tequila is paired

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We’ve never had to start off a story with a disclaimer before, but here it goes: DO NOT attempt to make this cocktail recipe at home. This is the “most dangerous tequila cocktail in the world.” Luckily, we had Dustin Haarstad,

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Fall is definitely here – what better time than to hunker down at home with a fine tequila-based cocktail to warm the spirits? Yes, please! Here at TasteTequila we are always looking for great tequila cocktail recipes, and we have to

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Straight, sipping tequila is usually what’s on the menu at our house, but every once in a while I’m in the mood for a tequila-based cocktail – nothing too fruity, or blended, but a good old spirit-forward concoction. That’s when we

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