Senda Real Tequila - One of the best value brands I have found

Senda Real Tequila - One of the best value brands I have found

Senda Real is another INEXPENSIVE GEM that I tasted. Believe it or not, I saw the silver blanco for as low as $14.49 on-line- UNREAL!! Senda Real tequila is a brand from Glass Bottom Distributors in LA, owned by Sergio Estrada Luna, Arturo Lomeli Ibarra and Humberto Ibarra. Senda

Blue Nectar - Clean & Crisp

Blue Nectar - Clean & Crisp

Blue Nectar Tequila is a nice Lowland (El Valle) Tequila. It was founded and owned by father-and-son team Nikhil Bahadur and BN Bahadur. The company’s portfolio includes a Blanco, Reposado and a Infused Special Reserve Reposado. Blue Nectar will be releasing an Anejo in the future. Blue Nectar is

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,

Cimarron Blanco is An Inexpensive, Really Well Made Tequila

Cimarron Blanco is An Inexpensive, Really Well Made Tequila

I think it's a good thing when you happen upon a great tasting, fresh, clean and bright agave forward 100% blanco agave tequila. It's even better when it's inexpensive. REALLY INEXPENSIVE!! Cimarron is produced at the popular distillery 'Tequilena', S.A. de C.V., in the lowlands (El Valle) of

Herradura Seleccion Suprema Extra Añejo Review

Herradura Seleccion Suprema Extra Añejo Review

It doesn't get much better than this. Kevin Venegas and Casa Herradura sent me this amazing Extra Añejo as a gift, and I thank them for that. At between 300-500. a bottle, I am glad to say that I'm able to enjoy and talk about the taste of an amazing

JLP Golden Lime Ready To Drink Margarita-  Very tasty- Perfect for the beach

JLP Golden Lime Ready To Drink Margarita- Very tasty- Perfect for the beach

I'm very excited to talk about a product that Javier Martinez has created. Javier is the owner and founder of JLP Tequila. He produces at NOM 1416 in Jesus Maria, Jalisco. He's also an importer out of Oceanside California. JLP Tequila is horno cooked for 72 hours, he uses his

Casa Dragones Blanco - Diffuser Junk

Casa Dragones Blanco - Diffuser Junk

Casa Dragones Blanco is made with a diffuser and uses a column still, but even so, I was hoping to be able to say that it's extremely unique and different, and that it's an amazing diffuser product. Unfortunately I can not. Made at Destileria Leyros, in El Valle- NOM 1489,

Fortaleza Reposado - The BEST REPO I EVER HAD

Fortaleza Reposado - The BEST REPO I EVER HAD

Fortaleza Reposado is quite delicious. For about $55-65 you WILL be impressed. From the town of Tequila in El Valle (lowlands) at Nom 1493, this is The REPO TO BUY. The production methods are simple and old world at Los Abuelos distillery. Stone oven/horno cooked, 100% Tahona crushed, open

El Tesoro Platinum - Traditionally Made Excellent Tequila

El Tesoro Platinum - Traditionally Made Excellent Tequila

El Tesoro Platinum blanco produced by Carlos Camarena at the old world distillery, La Alteña- NOM 1139 was built by Don Felipe de Jesús Camarena in 1937. It is located in Arandas, in the Los Altos (highlands) area of Jalisco. This fantastic blanco had eluded me, although I have the

Don Cuco Suave Sotol - Smokey Smooth

Don Cuco Suave Sotol - Smokey Smooth

I have tasted my first Sotol, called Don Cuco Suave. Sotol is the drink of Chihuahua, Durango and Coahuila states. At one time considered by all to be one of the five agave based Mezcals, although it is technically from the Sotol plant (Dasylirion wheeleri), and not actually considered a

Cielo Rojo Bacanora - Milder & Less Smoky than Most Mezcals

Cielo Rojo Bacanora - Milder & Less Smoky than Most Mezcals

I have tasted my first Bacanora blanco called Cielo Rojo, which is the first premium Bacanora (effective Feb. 2011) to be imported into the USA, from the Baviacora-Aconchi-Banamichi appellation, of the Rio Sonora-Sierra Madre Mountain region. Bacanora is named after the town of Bacanora, which is in the state of

Metl Mezcal is an Explosive & Pleasant Surprise

Metl Mezcal is an Explosive & Pleasant Surprise

I tried a Mezcal called 'Metl', and it is a rare variety of mixed agaves. Metl is the Nahuatl (Aztec) name for the Agave plant and is delicious, very strong and full of flavors. Realize that even if Mezcal was the same 80 proof/40% abv of tequila, it would

Comparing TEQUILA "Lots"

Comparing TEQUILA "Lots"

Some brands of Tequila (like wine) have different vintages, with variations in taste. Tequila Ocho is such a quality tequila, made from agaves from different fields and terroirs for each year. It's interesting to taste the differences, but not many tequila brands 'travel' as Ocho does. ArteNOM is another brand,

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