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

AVION Tequila - Tasty & Solid- It's the "Real" Thing

AVION Tequila - Tasty & Solid- It's the "Real" Thing

You may have seen Avion Tequila highlighted on the HBO show 'Entourage', and hopefully by now you know that it is a real tequila. It may not be a top world class bold tequila, but it's real. According to Creator Ken Austin, it was around before the TV show. It

Calle 23 Tequila -  Possibly The Best Quality You Can Buy For The Price

Calle 23 Tequila - Possibly The Best Quality You Can Buy For The Price

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

DesMaDre Tequila -  A Pleasant Surprise

DesMaDre Tequila - A Pleasant Surprise

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 Triple Barreled Extra Anejo Combines Art & Creativity, for a Boldly Flavorful Tequila.

Arta Triple Barreled Extra Anejo Combines Art & Creativity, for a Boldly Flavorful Tequila.

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 Tequila - Artificially Sweet and Overpriced- Save Your Money

Casamigos Tequila - Artificially Sweet and Overpriced- Save Your Money

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  TEQUILA - Traditionally Made- Bold & Delicious.  Felipe did it again!!

PASOTE TEQUILA - Traditionally Made- Bold & Delicious. Felipe did it again!!

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 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

5 “Aged” Tequilas Everyone Needs to Experience

5 “Aged” Tequilas Everyone Needs to Experience

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

Alquimia - Top Quality Organic Tequila -  Made on earth with a heavenly taste

Alquimia - Top Quality Organic Tequila - Made on earth with a heavenly taste

Tequila Alquimia (pronounced alkee-mia) is spanish, for the word alchemy". It has a few meanings, but I go with "the magical process of transformation". Alquimia is made by Dr. Adolfo Murillo, who is a Doctor of Optometry and also has a Bachelor of Biological Science degree, and

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,

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

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

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

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

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,

Tequila  facts for Newbies

Tequila facts for Newbies

#1- 'Tequila' has TWO 'Categories'. One is Junk, called 'Mixto'- like Jose Cuervo Especial Tequila, or Sauza Silver or Gold and has only 51% blue Weber agave and is otherwise filled with crap to give you a headache, so NEVER drink it. No reason anymore (if ever) as prices for

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