Clase Azul Tequila - Very Smooth & Very Sweet - But It May Not Be For Everyone

Clase Azul Tequila - Very Smooth & Very Sweet - But It May Not Be For Everyone

Clase Azul is made at Productos Finos de Agave at Nom 1416, in the Jesus Maria region of Arandas in Los Altos (highlands). Clase Azul is owned by Arturo Lomeli (Casa Tradicion) and he is also the master distiller. CA makes two popular affordable tequilas, the Plata (blanco) and the

DON JULIO 1942 AÑEJO.... WORTH THE PRICE?

DON JULIO 1942 AÑEJO.... WORTH THE PRICE?

DON JULIO 1942 Anejo ....WORTH THE PRICE? Don Julio 1942 is made at Tequila Don Julio, S.A. DE C.V. - NOM 1449 in the Los Altos (highlands) region of Jalisco. It is a clean, thin, smooth anejo. This line has gone through somewhat recent reincarnations, changing its look

Glassware - Choose Your Weapon!

Glassware - Choose Your Weapon!

GLASSWARE- (L to R) - Caballito (shot glass), small mini- snifter, medium mini-snifter, large snifter, Riedel Ouverture Tequila glass, Glencairn whiskey glass, Canadian Glencairn whiskey glass, Glencairn whiskey glass, and a Neat Glass. Using the proper glassware is very important. I prefer Riedel for almost ALL my tequila expressions, except

LONG ISLAND LOU'S FROZEN MARGARITA  -   ABSOLUTELY AMAZING

LONG ISLAND LOU'S FROZEN MARGARITA - ABSOLUTELY AMAZING

Ready for a simple, more natural, easy to make frozen margarita? It is NOT overly sweet, and simply DELICIOUS. It's Long Island Lou's Frozen Margarita (Tommy's version). No Margarita powder or liquid mixes needed. None of that green, strawberry, overly sweet, chemically flavored and colored nonsense here. This is more

LONG ISLAND LOU REVIEWS NOW FEATURED IN MR. LATINO MAGAZINE

LONG ISLAND LOU REVIEWS NOW FEATURED IN MR. LATINO MAGAZINE

MY FIRST INTERVIEW AND PROFILE FOR MR. LATINO MAGAZINE- It's being announced today, that some of my articles and reviews will be appearing in the Mr. Latino New York City Online Magazine- SEE MY INTERVIEW HERE- http://www.mrlatinomagazine.com/ntl/index.php/tequila-mezcal/people-in-tequila-mezcal/item/216-people-in-tequila-mezcal-lou-caruso-of-longislandloutequila-com It's an honor

Signed Carlos Camerena Bottle

Signed Carlos Camerena Bottle

This will surely be one of my prized possessions from one of the greatest master distillers and tequila makers in history. Everyone knows the name Carlos Camarena, and I am honored. I thank you again Carlos and the Agave Idiots for hosting the event, although I was not able to

ARTISANAL TEQUILA

ARTISANAL TEQUILA

Get ready for "artisanal" tequila. Here is a nice article. More tequila brands are starting to adopt 'artisanal' (a.k.a. "ancient") production methods, and the difference in taste is dramatic. I agree that a lot of terms are nothing but marketing nonsense and mean absolutely

Grand Mayan Ultra Añejo - OUTSTANDING!!!

Grand Mayan Ultra Añejo - OUTSTANDING!!!

Grand Mayan Ultra Aged Tequila (80 proof) is presented in possibly the most beautiful hand made and painted talavera bottle available, and the tequila does not disappoint. I LOVED the taste and this Extra Añejo is now one of my favorite Extra Añejos of ANY price. Especially at the reasonable

The History Behind Tequila and Bats!

The History Behind Tequila and Bats!

TEQUILA AND BATS - You've heard all the stories and may have seen the recent onslaught of documentaries. It sounds very romantic, doesn't it? That without Bats pollinating agave plants, there would be No Tequila. Well.....I'm not going to say that this doesn't happen in the wild or that

Long Island LOU'S BEST BLANCO BRANDS UNDER $25

Long Island LOU'S BEST BLANCO BRANDS UNDER $25

How about some GREAT BLANCO VALUE BRANDS - Let's say about $25 a bottle or Less. These CAN be sipped, and are 100% Agave. There are other smaller, lesser known brands, but these are names people know and can easily buy. If you can't find these Top Quality Brands at

LONG ISLAND LOU'S  BEST  BLANCO  TEQUILAS & BRANDS

LONG ISLAND LOU'S BEST BLANCO TEQUILAS & BRANDS

Lately I have been getting asked, what brands to buy. Obviously I don't list brands I have not tasted and rated. I try new tequila's all the time, and keep in mind that as time goes by, people's taste change (including mine), and for that reason...... this list WILL occasioinally

David Suro's Siembra Azul and Siembra Valles- Two Blancos from Two Terroirs

David Suro's Siembra Azul and Siembra Valles- Two Blancos from Two Terroirs

David Suro's Siembra Azul, is made at NOM 1414 in the high plateau of Los Altos (highlands), at the Feliciano Vivanco distillery, but his Siembra Valles is made at NOM 1123, in the Arenal region, in El Valle (lowlands). All of David Suro's products are made under the name 'Siembra

Villa Lobos - Light & Tasty

Villa Lobos - Light & Tasty

The NEW Tequila Villa Lobos is about to hit the US. I am proud to say I am one of two or three people in the US that have received samples and have evaluated them. Villa Lobos is made by Carlos Camarena and sold by Dale Sklar, and they are

Malinalli Review

Malinalli Review

Malinalli was the name of conquistador Herenan Cortes's lover and adviser, and considered the mother of the new Mexican people. She had an immense effect on Mexico, as the voice of Cortés, the voice of her people, and an enduring symbol of Mexico. She is also known as La Malinche,

Senda Real Tequila - One of the best value brands I have found

Senda Real Tequila - One of the best value brands I have found

Senda Real is another INEXPENSIVE GEM that I tasted. Believe it or not, I saw the silver blanco for as low as $14.49 on-line- UNREAL!! Senda Real tequila is a brand from Glass Bottom Distributors in LA, owned by Sergio Estrada Luna, Arturo Lomeli Ibarra and Humberto Ibarra. Senda

Blue Nectar - Clean & Crisp

Blue Nectar - Clean & Crisp

Blue Nectar Tequila is a nice Lowland (El Valle) Tequila. It was founded and owned by father-and-son team Nikhil Bahadur and BN Bahadur. The company’s portfolio includes a Blanco, Reposado and a Infused Special Reserve Reposado. Blue Nectar will be releasing an Anejo in the future. Blue Nectar is

JLP Tequila - A very Nice Value Brand

JLP Tequila - A very Nice Value Brand

JLP Tequila (The President's Tequila) is a great, "Value Premium" brand of 100% agave tequila. I like to mention good tequilas that can be sipped or used for excellent mixed drinks that won't break the bank, when I find them. JLP is perfect as an everyday drinking tequila,

Cimarron Blanco is An Inexpensive, Really Well Made Tequila

Cimarron Blanco is An Inexpensive, Really Well Made Tequila

I think it's a good thing when you happen upon a great tasting, fresh, clean and bright agave forward 100% blanco agave tequila. It's even better when it's inexpensive. REALLY INEXPENSIVE!! Cimarron is produced at the popular distillery 'Tequilena', S.A. de C.V., in the lowlands (El Valle) of

Herradura Seleccion Suprema Extra Añejo Review

Herradura Seleccion Suprema Extra Añejo Review

It doesn't get much better than this. Kevin Venegas and Casa Herradura sent me this amazing Extra Añejo as a gift, and I thank them for that. At between 300-500. a bottle, I am glad to say that I'm able to enjoy and talk about the taste of an amazing

JLP Golden Lime Ready To Drink Margarita-  Very tasty- Perfect for the beach

JLP Golden Lime Ready To Drink Margarita- Very tasty- Perfect for the beach

I'm very excited to talk about a product that Javier Martinez has created. Javier is the owner and founder of JLP Tequila. He produces at NOM 1416 in Jesus Maria, Jalisco. He's also an importer out of Oceanside California. JLP Tequila is horno cooked for 72 hours, he uses his

Casa Dragones Blanco - Diffuser Junk

Casa Dragones Blanco - Diffuser Junk

Casa Dragones Blanco is made with a diffuser and uses a column still, but even so, I was hoping to be able to say that it's extremely unique and different, and that it's an amazing diffuser product. Unfortunately I can not. Made at Destileria Leyros, in El Valle- NOM 1489,

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