Adictivo Extra Anejo-  'Americanized' Smooth & SWEET Tequila- You'll Need a Real Sweet Tooth to Enjoy This

Adictivo Extra Anejo- 'Americanized' Smooth & SWEET Tequila- You'll Need a Real Sweet Tooth to Enjoy This

Adictivo Extra Anejo is made at Tequilas Gonzalez Lara, S.A. de C.V. distillery- NOM 1560 in the El Arenal, El Valle (lowlands) region of Jalisco. It is made by Gildardo Partida, who along with his brother Alberto, worked with their dad Gildardo, on Cava de Oro, which like

Mi Casa Blanco Tequila- A Mom and Pop Brand That's Hard To Top

Mi Casa Blanco Tequila- A Mom and Pop Brand That's Hard To Top

Eli and Cristina Rodriguez are brother and sister, and along with their Mom and Dad are the founders and owners of Mi Casa Tequila. It all started with Grandad Ezequiel, who inherited this cattle ranch from his dad, in Penjamillo, Michocan, Mexico. It is located in the highlands, near the

Los Azulejos 'Skelly' Anejo-  Not Just Another Pretty 'Novelty' Bottle

Los Azulejos 'Skelly' Anejo- Not Just Another Pretty 'Novelty' Bottle

Los Azulejos Skeleto Anejo, known as "skelly" is made at Destiladora del Valle de Tequila- NOM 1438 in the lowlands (El Valle) region of Tequila, Jalisco. Owned by Michael and Celia Maestri, the distillery is known as 'Casa Maestri', and it is one of the highest volume distilleries in Mexico,

2013 Fuenteseca Cosecha Blanco Tequila- Unique, Delicious & Limited

2013 Fuenteseca Cosecha Blanco Tequila- Unique, Delicious & Limited

2013 Fuenteseca Huerta Singular Cosecha is a top quality connoisseurs blanco tequila, made at Distillery Tequileña- NOM 1146 in the El Valle (lowlands) of Jalisco. Made from top quality highland (Los Altos) agaves, 'Cosecha' means 'harvest'. The funny thing is, it's also perfect for a beginner to blanco, who believes

Tequila Arette is a 'Classic' Gem

Tequila Arette is a 'Classic' Gem

Arette Tequila has always been a favorite of mine. The blanco is a staple for me, as it's clean and tasty, inexpensive and definitely sippable. Without a doubt, it's also one of the best mixers you could buy, considering quality and price, and it's no surprise that many bars are

Aging of Tequila -  Barrel Techniques,  Additives,  Additive-Free Brands, And A Few Other Things To Know

Aging of Tequila - Barrel Techniques, Additives, Additive-Free Brands, And A Few Other Things To Know

I can understand that some people can't take the power, rawness or the taste of clear blanco tequila. Well..... not really but anyway, for them there are aged tequilas that have different taste profiles and are smoother, more flavorful and sweeter, with less harshness. The alcohol burn normally mellows in

Maracame Tequila is Majestic Splendor

Maracame Tequila is Majestic Splendor

Maracame (pronounced-mah-rah-KAH-may) is an artisanal- small volume, multiple award winning brand made by Tequila Supremo- NOM 1456 in the highlands (los altos) of Arandas, Jalisco. An important part of Maracame Tequila, is the exquisite packaging, including the beautiful bottles and boxes, and their connection to the native inhabitants of the

Fermentation to Distillation... Steps to make Tequila

Fermentation to Distillation... Steps to make Tequila

Here is a SIMPLE DESCRIPTION OF THE FERMENTATION TO DISTILLATION STAGE for making Tequila: After steaming (cooking) the pinas, generally by horno (oven) or autoclave (stainless steel oven), inulin carbs transform into fructose. The next step is milling, to squeeze and shred the cooked pinas to get some juice to

San Matias Tahona  Blanco - Welcome Aboard !!

San Matias Tahona Blanco - Welcome Aboard !!

The prestigious Casa San Matias distillery is celebrating their 130th anniversary and as of 1940, in the Highlands (Los Altos) region of Jalisco. They are one of the oldest family tequila distilleries in Mexico. Don Delfino Gonzalez started producing Casa San Matias, way tequila back in 1886, and that's quite

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

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

Sometimes a tequila expert, can actually tell how the pina (heart of the blue agave) was 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 agave’s

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 taste 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

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