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

Gran Cava de Oro Plata - Way Too Sweet

Gran Cava de Oro Plata - Way Too Sweet

Once taste 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

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. 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

t1 Selecto Blanco - Expertly Made for Agave Lovers

t1 Selecto Blanco - Expertly Made for Agave Lovers

Master distiller and brand owner German Gonzalez' t1 Selecto is delicious and full of agave. It is one of my 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 for real

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

FUBAR Tequila -  A Solid, Bold, Sweet & Fruity Delight

FUBAR Tequila - A Solid, Bold, Sweet & Fruity Delight

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 -  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

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

G4  IS ON THE WAY - Hallelujah !!

G4 IS ON THE WAY - Hallelujah !!

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

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 is the Founder/

Tequila 512 - Texas Sized Flavor/Peanut Sized Price

Tequila 512 - Texas Sized Flavor/Peanut Sized Price

Scott Willis from Austin, Texas is the founder and owner of Tequila 512. It's named for the local area code of Austin, which is the headquarters for Tequila 512. Tequila 512 is made at La Cofradia Distillery- Nom 1137 in the Lowlands (El Valle) of Jalisco. Casa Cofradia and Casa

One With Life (OWL) Tequila -  A Peaceful, Easy Feeling

One With Life (OWL) Tequila - A Peaceful, Easy Feeling

One With Life Tequila (OWL) is a new Tequila owned by Lisa Elovich. Lisa is originally from Long Island and now lives in upstate NY. She is a lawyer, has done boxing promotion and worked as a life coach. Lisa just returned from Jalisco, where she helped bottle the second

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"....... so here they are. That's when I met

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

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

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