5 Blanco Tequilas  Everyone Needs To Experience

5 Blanco Tequilas Everyone Needs To Experience

I really get sick to my stomach and say "WTF" when I see these ridiculous "Best Tequila Lists" that come out all the time. So when I criticized one, the blogger said to me "can you do better" and I said- "absolutely"

Fortaleza Añejo - Superb!!

Fortaleza Añejo - Superb!!

Fortaleza Anejo- (lot 25). At about $70-80, this small batch traditionally made tequila is fantastic. Fortaleza is from El Valle (lowlands) in the town of Tequila- NOM- 1493. Guillermo Erickson Sauza makes the finest old world tequila that there is. Absolutely Amazing Juice. Very Nice and not overbearing, it's aged

Long Island Lou's  TOP  40 Anejos UNDER $55.

Long Island Lou's TOP 40 Anejos UNDER $55.

HERE ARE SOME AFFORDABLE, SOLID ANEJO TEQUILAS (UNDER $55): If you can't find these Top Quality Brands at your local stores- BUY On-line HERE- http://www.oldtowntequila.com/tequila For different reasons, many people look for the aged Tequilas. They have that warm, smooth, flavorful, caramel, oak/whiskey/bourbon presence,

Tasting Tequila & Learning -  For Beginners

Tasting Tequila & Learning - For Beginners

For those of you beginning your journey into tequila and other agave spirits, let me say a few things. YOUR TASTES WILL CHANGE. When I started out tasting tequilas (blancos), one after another, I would take notes. I told a friend- I didn't like this one, or that one, because

t1 ESTELAR ANEJO -  DELICIOUS-  Hard to Beat

t1 ESTELAR ANEJO - DELICIOUS- Hard to Beat

For the aged tequila fan- **German Gonzalez' t1 Anejo called "Estelar" is hard to beat.** T1 recently started selling in New York, and **for under $55 it's Simply Amazing. It is dark, rich and delicious.** It has a dry, cognac/oaky, fruity and chocolate taste and not loaded with vanilla

Cabo Wabo Blanco - There's better for less money

Cabo Wabo Blanco - There's better for less money

Cabo Wabo used to be much better. It is now made in the highlands (Los Altos) at NOM 1440 Destiladora San Nicolas, in Arandas, Jalisco. Back when Rocker and Van Halen lead singer, Sammy Hager was involved (1996), it was a different and much better product. Hagar, a tequila aficionado

Tequila Ocho - 2014 La Magueyera Blanco - Real Nice

Tequila Ocho - 2014 La Magueyera Blanco - Real Nice

Single estate Tequila Ocho from Nom 1474 in the Jalisco highlands (Los Altos) is a delicious well made blanco. Tequila Ocho made by Carlos Camarena in partnership with Tomas Estes in Arandas, Jalisco is made at the famous La Altena Distillery which has the NOM 1139. This is a unique

Mañana Anejo -  Nice & Flavorful

Mañana Anejo - Nice & Flavorful

Mañana Anejo is produced at Nom 1466 at Tres Mujeres distillery in Amatitan, Jalisco in El Valle (lowlands). They moved two years ago from NOM 1414 Feliciano Vivanco y Asociados, Los Altos (highlands), for among other reasons, to improve the yeast. Manana is a well made, solid, bold anejo. As

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

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, so this list WILL change. I own each one and have compared and tested each one according to Aroma, Flavor, Smoothness, Enjoyability,

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

![](/content/images/2017/03/11025215_800633710012978_2809821965362826098_o.jpg) 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

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

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