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 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 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
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.
You may have seen Avion Tequila highlighted on the HBO show 'Entourage', and hopefully by now you know that it is a real tequila. According to Creator Ken Austin, it was around before the TV show. It is a well made, delicious and pleasant tequila brand. You may know this
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 (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 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 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 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 has George Clooney and Rande Gerber behind it, and 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
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
Tres Culturas - a VERY decent value brand that may not be around for long- so get them while you can.
Tres Cultures is a solid, decent value brand that I believe is on a closeout. It is not easy getting any information on this brand. It went from a restaurant 'house brand' to public sale from the distillery, but now there isn't even working website for the brand. There's a
Once again I was asked by Dave Miller's Mexico to do a Best of 5 Tequila List As I mentioned before on my Top 5 Blanco List for Dave Miller's Mexico, I really do get sick to my stomach when I see these ridiculous sponsored paid, or influenced "Best Tequila
Felipe Camarena was nice enough to send me a signed bottle of his new G4 blanco almost 2 years ago. It's made out to Lou Agave, my facebook name. As I mentioned last year, I had predicted G4 will be a VERY popular brand in the US, once it's for