Category: Tequila Reviews

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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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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“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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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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The Don Fulano brand of tequilas are created at the La Tequileña distillery (NOM 1146), which is located right in the center of the town of Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico. It has a very large aging room with a variety of different

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Living in Mexico for 2 years, you would have thought we would have had ready access to every tequila ever created, but this is not the case. Although 100% of all tequila in the world is created in Mexico, the vast

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Clayton Szczech of Experience Tequila is a frequent house guest of ours in Mexico City. On one recent visit we decided to put him to work – blind tasting three different expressions of Espolon reposado. (The old version in the original

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A while back we did a review of a tequila with an odd name and a cool bottle: Alien blanco. We can still remember enjoying its gentle fruity aromas. So, when we heard that the brand was producing a new extra

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With so many new tequila brands making their way to the market, experienced tequila drinkers often look for clues that indicate if a particular brand is worthy of a try. Clues can take the form of a particular process or distillery,

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Because we’re living in Mexico City during a huge mezcal revival, we’ve tried very hard to like this traditional Mexican spirit. Not only are there three mezcalerias within a stone’s throw of our house, but there’s also something very interesting going

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All around Mexico City, tucked among the usual tequila fare, we’ve seen a new contender – Alacrán tequila. The brand is based here, which explains its ubiquity, but it has been making its way far and wide, and we were curious

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About a month ago, liquor stores in Guadalajara started prominently displaying a new innovation in tequila presentations – tequila in a can! Actually, a half can, like the new mini Cokes. Of course, we’ve already seen mixed drinks such as palomas

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The other day we visited David Yan, Marketing Director for Casa Noble tequila in Mexico, at his house in Guadalajara. Part of David’s job is to bring guests to the Casa Noble distillery, conduct tastings and delve into the fine points

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