Corzo Tequila - overpriced bland diffuser junk ..... in a nice bottle

Corzo Tequila - overpriced bland diffuser junk ..... in a nice bottle

Corzo is made at Bacardi y Compañia, S.A. de C.V. in the Los Altos region of Jalisco, at the same distillery as Cazadores- NOM 1487. Many years ago Cazadores was a good brand, but it's not the same anymore. The brands made here are owned by Barcardi, and

Sangre De Vida EL Corazón Blanco Tequila - A Tequila After My Heart

Sangre De Vida EL Corazón Blanco Tequila - A Tequila After My Heart

Just in time for Valentines Day, comes a new special edition presentation from Sangre De Vida Tequila....and it's in the shape of a heart. Kim Brandi is the Tequila Creator and Founder of Iconic Brands, Inc. She is the original creator of Kah Tequila, along with her son Devon,

Tequila Ocho 2016 Puerta Del Aire Reposado - Light & Tasty

Tequila Ocho 2016 Puerta Del Aire Reposado - Light & Tasty

Single vintage and single estate Tequila Ocho Puerta Del Aire 2016 Reposado is produced at the famous La Altena Distillery- NOM 1474 in the Los Altos region of Jalisco. This light Reposado is a delicious well made tequila, made by the team of Carlos Camarena and Tomas Estes in Arandas,

Gran Reserva De Don Alberto Extra Anejo -  It's A Sweet Deal

Gran Reserva De Don Alberto Extra Anejo - It's A Sweet Deal

Gran Reserva De Don Alberto Extra Anejo is a sweet and tasty Extra Anejo tequila, made at Tequilera Puerta de Hierro- (Leticia Hermosillo Ravelero)- NOM 1477 in the Valle region of Jalisco. It is named for Alberto Partida- (SEE BELOW), who is the father of Gildardo Partida Melendrez, who

Uno Por Favor - A Tasty, Fruity and Clean Blanco Tequila

Uno Por Favor - A Tasty, Fruity and Clean Blanco Tequila

Uno Por Pavor Tequila is made at Compañia Tequilera Hacienda la Capilla, in the Los Altos region of Jalisco at NOM 1479. This is a family owned brand, created by Leobardo Trevino who is the CEO, importer and wholesaler of this new tequila brand. The brand may be family owned,

Gran Dovejo Tequila is.... 'Off The Hook'

Gran Dovejo Tequila is.... 'Off The Hook'

I could just simply say 'run don't walk', and go buy Gran Dovejo Tequila, but let me take some time to explain why. Besides being produced at one of the best, and well regarded distilleries in operation, at Feliciano Vivancos y Asociados- NOM 1414 in the Los Altos region of

Arette's  'Suave  Artesanal' Tequila Rocks Out - The Blanco &  Extra Anejo are Standouts

Arette's 'Suave Artesanal' Tequila Rocks Out - The Blanco & Extra Anejo are Standouts

Arette's Artesanal 'Suave' tequilas are a solid line of top quality tequila, made at Tequila Arette de Jalisco, known as El Llano- NOM 1109 in El Valle region of Jalisco, by brothers Eduardo and Jaime Orendain. After recently reviewing the 'Classic line', I mentioned how much I liked it as

Fortaleza 'two month rested' Reposado.....  It's Not Ready for Prime Time

Fortaleza 'two month rested' Reposado..... It's Not Ready for Prime Time

I can't believe I'm saying this....but don't go near the two month 'rested' Fortaleza Reposado- it's absolutely terrible. Here's one Tequila from possibly the world's best and most traditional distillery, that I don't think you'll ever want to drink or collect, and I never saw this coming. I'm embarrassed

Astral  Tequila -  It's 'Interesting'

Astral Tequila - It's 'Interesting'

The 'Most Interesting Man In The World' has a new job, and it's fronting Tequila. Tequila is the fastest growing spirit, and his timing is, well, .... very interesting. Astral blanco Tequila is made at La Cofradia- NOM 1137 in the Tequila Valley of Jalisco. I had heard good things about

ADDITIVES IN TEQUILA & MY PERSONAL LIST OF ADDITIVE-FREE TEQUILA BRANDS

ADDITIVES IN TEQUILA & MY PERSONAL LIST OF ADDITIVE-FREE TEQUILA BRANDS

Because it is such an IMPORTANT part of Tequila today, here is just the 'Additive Section' and my Personal list of 'Additive-free brands' from my recent, longer and more detailed article titled- "AGING OF TEQUILA - BARREL TECHNIQUES, ADDITIVES, ADDITIVE-FREE BRANDS, AND A FEW OTHER THINGS TO KNOW"- SEE

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

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