Sipping Off The Cuff: Alma de Agave Tequila Reposado

Mike and Alex highly recommend this reposado. It coats your palate, but not in a bad way, according to them. Give this beefy reposado a try.

Sipping Off The Cuff: Rancho La Joya Tequila Reposado

Rancho La Joya Tequila 35 years ago the Garcia family acquired a land known as “Rancho La Joya” in the heart of the Mexican highlands. The red soil was rich in nutrients, vital to the growth and smooth taste of the world’s most flavorful agave plants. With hard work and dedication, the family turned their … Read moreSipping Off The Cuff: Rancho La Joya Tequila Reposado

Sipping Off The Cuff: Rancho La Joya Blanco

Rancho La Joya Tequila 35 years ago the Garcia family acquired a land known as “Rancho La Joya” in the heart of the Mexican highlands. The red soil was rich in nutrients, vital to the growth and smooth taste of the world’s most flavorful agave plants. With hard work and dedication, the family turned their … Read moreSipping Off The Cuff: Rancho La Joya Blanco

Sipping Off The Cuff: Avion Anejo

Avion Anejo Tequila Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Avion Anejo Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Avion Tequila “A great anejo” Click To Tweet Avion Anejo Age: Two years (Twice as long as than the industry norm) Color: Rich amber Aroma: Roasted agave with woody notes and hints … Read moreSipping Off The Cuff: Avion Anejo

Sipping Off The Cuff: Avion Reposado

Avion Reposado Tequila Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Avion Reposado Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Avion Reposado Age: Six months (3 times longer than the industry norm) Color: Light amber Aroma: Roasted agave with pleasant notes of oak and vanilla Taste: Floral with hints of cherry, peach and … Read moreSipping Off The Cuff: Avion Reposado

Tears Of Llorona–Tequila’s Higher Octave

“Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.”–Ludwig van Beethoven In music, an octave is the difference in sound between the first and eighth note on a musical scale. In astrology, the planets Uranus, Neptune and Pluto are commonly considered the … Read moreTears Of Llorona–Tequila’s Higher Octave

Sipping Off The Cuff | Avion Tequila Blanco

Avion Blanco Tequila Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Avion Blanco Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Avion Blanco (Silver) Voted “World’s Best Tasting Tequila” and “Best Unaged White Spirit” at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, ranking #1 against all tequilas, vodkas, gins and white rums. Age: Unaged … Read moreSipping Off The Cuff | Avion Tequila Blanco

Germán González Got No Respect!

Germán Gonzalez, distiller of T1 Tequila Uno and Tears of Llorana, discloses why, up until recently, the term master distiller was not given the proper recognition by the Tequila Industry, nor by the people of Mexico. Like deceased comedian, Rodney Dangerfield, Germán struggled to gain respect and to become recognized for his distilling acumen until … Read moreGermán González Got No Respect!

Sipping Off The Cuff: Xzibit’s Bonita Tequila Platinum

 Xzibit’s Bonita Tequila Platinum Bonita Platinum Tequila “clearly enhanced” Click To Tweet Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Xzibit’s Bonita Tequila, a blanco referred to as “Platinum” and five times distilled at La Cofradia. Although this isn’t your father’s tequila, they do think it might be a great gift for mom!  It’s so … Read moreSipping Off The Cuff: Xzibit’s Bonita Tequila Platinum

Nom List, 19 Jan 2015

As previously, our tequila nom list contains the names and information of current brands and tequila distilleries as well as those that have previously appeared on NOM lists but have since been dropped by the CRT. Download the updated Tequila Nom List for 19Jan2015 at Tequila Aficionado. Click To Tweet You’ll also find links (in … Read moreNom List, 19 Jan 2015