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,

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

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

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