Agave Pina Cooking Methods (Tequila) ..... Including Diffuser

Agave Pina Cooking Methods (Tequila) ..... Including Diffuser

Sometimes being a tequila expert, you can actually tell how the pina (heart of the blue agave) were cooked. It's not always easy to do but the cooking procedure is actually quite important. Cooking is the first procedure after harvesting, and cutting the pinas, and this important step transforms the

Tequila Regions - Highlands (Los Altos) & Lowlands (El Valle) - WHICH IS YOUR FAVORITE?

Tequila Regions - Highlands (Los Altos) & Lowlands (El Valle) - WHICH IS YOUR FAVORITE?

The more you taste different tequilas, the more you will realize that the two main regions that Tequila is grown and produced (mostly all in the state of Jalisco) taste different. Agave plants nurtured in the Los Altos (highlands area) have mostly red clay soil and higher elevations that produce

Terralta Tequila -  It's out of this world

Terralta Tequila - It's out of this world

Felipe Camarena's new brand of Tequila is here, and it's called Terralta. If you are one that can appreciate fine tequila, and all it's nuances.... you have found it. Terralta means "high land" in English, which is what this tequila is all about. Terralta is made with 100% deep well

Suerte Tequila -  One of the REALLY Good Ones

Suerte Tequila - One of the REALLY Good Ones

Suerte means 'luck' in Spanish, but for those of us who love traditional tequila, we are actually the lucky ones. Suerte Tequila is an exceptionally well made, small batch and all natural, artisan crafted tequila. Award winning Suerte Tequila is made the way tequila used to be made, and doesn't

Dos Almas Plata Tequila - Sweet  Heat & Agave Rawness In a Bottle

Dos Almas Plata Tequila - Sweet Heat & Agave Rawness In a Bottle

Dos Almas is a new tequila brand by Emilio De Soto and produced at La Cofradia- Nom 1137 in the El Valle (lowlands) area of Jalisco. Dos Almas means two souls, referring to the Old World and the New World. Emilio De Soto is the Founder, President and Maestro Tequilero

Oro de Lidia Tequila -  What  a Fantastic Find -  Delicious, Well Made  &  Value Priced.

Oro de Lidia Tequila - What a Fantastic Find - Delicious, Well Made & Value Priced.

Oro de Lidia is a fantastic and delightful brand, that I hadn't heard of. It comes in all 4 expressions. Not to be confused with Toro de Lidia another brand made at the same distillery. It is made at Rivesca SA de CV- NOM- 1531, which is located in the

Gran Cava de Oro Plata - Way Too Sweet

Gran Cava de Oro Plata - Way Too Sweet

Once is all it takes. Although the aromas are good, one sip is really all you need. Once you take that first sip you'll realize, that you better really, really like overly sweet, artificial tasting sugary tequila, with a lingering sweet aftertaste or you just screwed up buying this bottle.

AVION Tequila - Tasty & Solid- It's the "Real" Thing

AVION Tequila - Tasty & Solid- It's the "Real" Thing

You may have seen Avion tequila highlighted on the HBO show 'Entourage' and hopefully by now, you know that is was NOT a made-for-television tequila. It was actually around before the TV show and is a very well made, delicious and pleasant tequila brand. It's the real thing. You may

Corazon Expresiones - Buffalo Trace Reposado - Get 'Em Before They're Gone

Corazon Expresiones - Buffalo Trace Reposado - Get 'Em Before They're Gone

I've got to tell you, I tried a Reposado that was just unbelievable. Tequila Corazon Expresiones Buffalo Trace Reposado is superb. It's $70-80 or more a pop, but it's absolutely delicious. This smooth, light, caramel sweetness of Buffalo Trace bourbon, is absolutely delicious. This is a 40% abv/80 proof,

t1 Selecto Blanco - Expertly Made for Agave Lovers

t1 Selecto Blanco - Expertly Made for Agave Lovers

Master distiller and brand owner German Gonzalez' t1 Selecto is delicious and full of agave. It is one of my Top 5 favorite blancos, and that is saying a lot. This blanco has guts, as it's slightly over-proofed (43% abv/86 proof) that German made for his own taste and

Calle 23 Tequila -  Possibly The Best Quality You Can Buy For The Price

Calle 23 Tequila - Possibly The Best Quality You Can Buy For The Price

Calle 23 (pronounced ‘Kai-Yay’) is the brainchild of Sophie Decobecq, a French-born biochemist and engineer, who worked in France’s cognac industry before falling in love with agave. After graduating from a prestigious university in France, she moved to Mexico where she spent 7 months working in the research center

FUBAR Tequila -  A Solid, Bold, Sweet & Fruity Delight

FUBAR Tequila - A Solid, Bold, Sweet & Fruity Delight

FUBAR is a military term that basically means, maybe you were not where you were supposed to be, got unlucky in battle, or are feeling the effects of battle, and as such- you have become...... FUBAR (F'd up beyond all recognition). This term dates back to World War II. Such

DesMaDre Tequila -  A Pleasant Surprise

DesMaDre Tequila - A Pleasant Surprise

DesMaDre Tequila crafts their spirits from 100-percent mature blue Weber agave, grown in the highlands (Los Altos) region of Jalisco, just 30 mins down the road from the distillery in Guanajuato. Relatively new to the scene, this double distilled tequila, owned by Marcos Higareda, comes un-aged as a Blanco, as

Arta Triple Barreled Extra Anejo Combines Art & Creativity, for a Boldly Flavorful Tequila.

Arta Triple Barreled Extra Anejo Combines Art & Creativity, for a Boldly Flavorful Tequila.

Arta is a small batch-single estate tequila based out of Colorado, made in the lowlands of Jalisco. Arta Tequila is made at NOM 1360 Corporacion Ansan, in Arenal, in the El Valle region, near the town of Tequila. This brand is made along with almost 40 other different brands of

Casamigos Tequila - Artificially Sweet and Overpriced- Save Your Money

Casamigos Tequila - Artificially Sweet and Overpriced- Save Your Money

Casamigos has George Clooney and Rande Gerber behind it, They have a great advertising campaign filled with funny commercials and cool and creative social media. This made multitudes of people run out and buy it, and at first I was one. Owned by George Clooney, Rande Gerber and Mike Meldman,

PASOTE  TEQUILA - Traditionally Made- Bold & Delicious.  Felipe did it again!!

PASOTE TEQUILA - Traditionally Made- Bold & Delicious. Felipe did it again!!

Pasote (pronounced pa-so-te) is a traditionally made Tequila. Pasote is named for the fierce spirit of Aztec warriors and this new line includes Blanco, Reposado and Anejo tequilas. Let me say that again....Pasote is a REAL traditionally made tequila. This is great news and I am very excited about

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