Azuñia Organic Reposado -  An  Award Winning, Tasty  Treat

Azuñia Organic Reposado - An Award Winning, Tasty Treat

Azuñia Tequila is the exclusive export of distillery Rancho Miravalle- NOM 1426, in the El Valle region of Jalisco. The distillery sits off the highway between Amatitan and Tequila. Azuñia Tequila is a small privately owned brand started in 2009, and is distributed in at least 48 states. Kailee Asher

Route 66 Reposado - You can get your kicks on, with this Fine Tequila.

Route 66 Reposado - You can get your kicks on, with this Fine Tequila.

Route 66 Reposado from Tequila Quiote, S.A. de CV distillery- NOM 1433 in the Atotonilco area of Los Altos, may not be what you expect. Many collectors and aficionados, don't expect much from a 'novelty' bottle of tequila, but this one will surprise you. It only comes in this

Suave  Tequila -  A Smooth Player & Tequilcello - The Marriage of Italian and Mexican flavors

Suave Tequila - A Smooth Player & Tequilcello - The Marriage of Italian and Mexican flavors

Suave Tequila is produced at Hacienda de Oro Distillery in the valle in Amatitan, Jalisco, Mexico- NOM 1522. Suave was founded by Cesar Andre and Joseph Varnado, who became partners after they met in the agave syrup business, and decided to start this tequila project. Varnado left the business after

AZUÑIA  Blanco & 'Black' Anejo Tequila - A solid light blanco and an Unbelievably Delicious Anejo

AZUÑIA Blanco & 'Black' Anejo Tequila - A solid light blanco and an Unbelievably Delicious Anejo

Azuñia Tequila is made at Distillery Agaveros Unidos de Amatitan (Rancho Miravalle), in the El Valle region of Jalisco- NOM 1426. Originally a Texas based company, it is now owned by the Kilkenny family in California, and they have a solid and interesting line of tequilas. The expressions I tried,

Tequila El REY - Light and Easy..... Good for Everyone

Tequila El REY - Light and Easy..... Good for Everyone

Tequila El Rey is a brand produced at the legendary Tequila Cascahuín Distillery in the valle region of Jalisco at NOM 1123. The distillery is owned by Salvador Rosales Torres and is run by Salvador and his son Salvador Rosales Trejo - (SEE BELOW). They produce Cascahuín Tequila, Revolucion, Siembra

Tequila Ocho 2016 Puerta Del Aire Reposado - Light & Tasty

Tequila Ocho 2016 Puerta Del Aire Reposado - Light & Tasty

Single vintage and single estate Tequila Ocho Puerta Del Aire 2016 Reposado is produced at the famous La Altena Distillery- NOM 1474 in the Los Altos region of Jalisco. This light Reposado is a delicious well made tequila, made by the team of Carlos Camarena and Tomas Estes in Arandas,

Gran Dovejo Tequila is.... 'Off The Hook'

Gran Dovejo Tequila is.... 'Off The Hook'

I could just simply say 'run don't walk', and go buy Gran Dovejo Tequila, but let me take some time to explain why. Besides being produced at one of the best, and well regarded distilleries in operation, at Feliciano Vivancos y Asociados- NOM 1414 in the Los Altos region of

Arette's  'Suave  Artesanal' Tequila Rocks Out - The Blanco &  Extra Anejo are Standouts

Arette's 'Suave Artesanal' Tequila Rocks Out - The Blanco & Extra Anejo are Standouts

Arette's Artesanal 'Suave' tequilas are a solid line of top quality tequila, made at Tequila Arette de Jalisco, known as El Llano- NOM 1109 in El Valle region of Jalisco, by brothers Eduardo and Jaime Orendain. After recently reviewing the 'Classic line', I mentioned how much I liked it as

Fortaleza 'two month rested' Reposado.....  It's Not Ready for Prime Time

Fortaleza 'two month rested' Reposado..... It's Not Ready for Prime Time

I can't believe I'm saying this....but don't go near the two month 'rested' Fortaleza Reposado- it's absolutely terrible. Here's one Tequila from possibly the world's best and most traditional distillery, that I don't think you'll ever want to drink or collect, and I never saw this coming. I'm embarrassed

ADDITIVES IN TEQUILA & MY PERSONAL LIST OF ADDITIVE-FREE TEQUILA BRANDS

ADDITIVES IN TEQUILA & MY PERSONAL LIST OF ADDITIVE-FREE TEQUILA BRANDS

Because it is such an IMPORTANT part of Tequila today, here is just the 'Additive Section' and my Personal list of 'Additive-free brands' from my recent, longer and more detailed article titled- "AGING OF TEQUILA - BARREL TECHNIQUES, ADDITIVES, ADDITIVE-FREE BRANDS, AND A FEW OTHER THINGS TO KNOW"- SEE

Tequila Arette is a 'Classic' Gem

Tequila Arette is a 'Classic' Gem

Arette Tequila has always been a favorite of mine. The blanco is a staple for me, as it's clean and tasty, inexpensive and definitely sippable. Without a doubt, it's also one of the best mixers you could buy, considering quality and price, and it's no surprise that many bars are

Aging of Tequila -  Barrel Techniques,  Additives,  Additive-Free Brands, And A Few Other Things To Know

Aging of Tequila - Barrel Techniques, Additives, Additive-Free Brands, And A Few Other Things To Know

I can understand that some people can't take the power, rawness or the taste of clear blanco tequila. Well..... not really but anyway, for them there are aged tequilas that have different taste profiles and are smoother, more flavorful and sweeter, with less harshness. The alcohol burn normally mellows in

Maracame Tequila is Majestic Splendor

Maracame Tequila is Majestic Splendor

Maracame (pronounced-mah-rah-KAH-may) is an artisanal- small volume, multiple award winning brand made by Tequila Supremo- NOM 1456 in the highlands (los altos) of Arandas, Jalisco. An important part of Maracame Tequila, is the exquisite packaging, including the beautiful bottles and boxes, and their connection to the native inhabitants of the

Terralta Tequila -  It's out of this world

Terralta Tequila - It's out of this world

Felipe Camarena's new brand of Tequila is here, and it's called Terralta. If you are one that can appreciate fine tequila, and all it's nuances.... you have found it. Terralta means "high land" in English, which is what this tequila is all about. Terralta is made with 100% deep well

Suerte Tequila -  One of the REALLY Good Ones

Suerte Tequila - One of the REALLY Good Ones

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

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. 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

Corazon Expresiones - Buffalo Trace Reposado - Get 'Em Before They're Gone

Corazon Expresiones - Buffalo Trace Reposado - Get 'Em Before They're Gone

I've got to tell you, I tried a Reposado that was just unbelievable. Tequila Corazon Expresiones Buffalo Trace Reposado is superb. It's $70-80 or more a pop, but it's absolutely delicious. This smooth, light, caramel sweetness of Buffalo Trace bourbon, is absolutely delicious. This is a 40% abv/80 proof,

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