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

ELVELO TEQUILA - High proof and High Value for Amazing Cocktails

ELVELO TEQUILA - High proof and High Value for Amazing Cocktails

Elvelo Tequila is yet another brand to add to the list, coming out of La Cofradia distillery- NOM 1137 in the valle region of Jalisco, Mexico. Too many of the tequilas made there taste similar and many are triple distilled, which are not my preference. Thankfully Elvelo is double distilled

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

Corzo Tequila - overpriced bland diffuser junk ..... in a nice bottle

Corzo Tequila - overpriced bland diffuser junk ..... in a nice bottle

Corzo is made at Bacardi y Compañia, S.A. de C.V. in the Los Altos region of Jalisco, at the same distillery as Cazadores- NOM 1487. Many years ago Cazadores was a good brand, but it's not the same anymore. The brands made here are owned by Barcardi, and

Sangre De Vida EL Corazón Blanco Tequila - A Tequila After My Heart

Sangre De Vida EL Corazón Blanco Tequila - A Tequila After My Heart

Just in time for Valentines Day, comes a new special edition presentation from Sangre De Vida Tequila....and it's in the shape of a heart. Kim Brandi is the Tequila Creator and Founder of Iconic Brands, Inc. She is the original creator of Kah Tequila, along with her son Devon,

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,

Uno Por Favor - A Tasty, Fruity and Clean Blanco Tequila

Uno Por Favor - A Tasty, Fruity and Clean Blanco Tequila

Uno Por Pavor Tequila is made at Compañia Tequilera Hacienda la Capilla, in the Los Altos region of Jalisco at NOM 1479. This is a family owned brand, created by Leobardo Trevino who is the CEO, importer and wholesaler of this new tequila brand. The brand may be family owned,

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

Astral  Tequila -  It's 'Interesting'

Astral Tequila - It's 'Interesting'

The 'Most Interesting Man In The World' has a new job, and it's fronting Tequila. Tequila is the fastest growing spirit, and his timing is, well, .... very interesting. Astral blanco Tequila is made at La Cofradia- NOM 1137 in the Tequila Valley of Jalisco. I had heard good things about

Adictivo Extra Anejo -  'Americanized' Smooth & SWEET Tequila- You'll Need a Real Sweet Tooth to Enjoy This

Adictivo Extra Anejo - 'Americanized' Smooth & SWEET Tequila- You'll Need a Real Sweet Tooth to Enjoy This

Adictivo Extra Anejo is made at Tequilas Gonzalez Lara, S.A. de C.V. distillery- NOM 1560 in the El Arenal, El Valle (lowlands) region of Jalisco. It is made by Gildardo Partida, who along with his brother Alberto, worked with their dad Gildardo, on Cava de Oro, which like

2013 Fuenteseca Cosecha Blanco Tequila - Unique, Delicious & Limited

2013 Fuenteseca Cosecha Blanco Tequila - Unique, Delicious & Limited

2013 Fuenteseca Huerta Singular Cosecha is a top quality connoisseurs blanco tequila, made at Distillery Tequileña- NOM 1146 in the El Valle (lowlands) of Jalisco. Made from top quality highland (Los Altos) agaves, 'Cosecha' means 'harvest'. The funny thing is, it's also perfect for a beginner to blanco, who believes

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

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