2018 Brands of Promise Nominees Announced

Congratulations to all of the 2018 Nominees for Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Awards! 

All of the nominees and their categories are listed below.

If you were nominated and would like to use your Nominee medal, you can click on the medal to the right –> to download a zip file.  (Right click on the image, then select Save Link)

To download this list in PDF format, click here.

Winners will be announced in January 2019!

 

Agave Spirit 

  • Porfidio Single 100% Agave Americana Edition [India] (S3xA) [40% ABV, 80 proof]

 

Aguardiente from Blue Agave (Distilled from Agave Spirit) 

  • Onilikan Aguardiente de Agave Azul (80 proof, 40% ABV)

 

Aguardiente from Fruit 

  • Onilikan Spirit distilled from Mango (80 proof, 40% ABV)

 

Bacanora 

  • Pascola B, R, A (42% ABV, 84 proof, double distilled)
  • Sunora (blanco only) (42% ABV, 84 proof, triple distilled)

 

Crema de Bacanora Liqueur 

  • Sunora Cream de Bacanora (15% ABV, 30 proof)

 

Infused Mixto Tequila 

  • Spice Note (cumin and cinnamon versions; 75-25 mixto; 80 proof; NOM 1416 Productos Finos de Agave

 

Mexican Gin from Blue Agave (Blue Agave Spirit) 

  • Onilikan Mexican Gin (80 proof, 40% ABV)

 

Mezcal 

  • Pluma Negra Espadin Joven–40%, 80 proof

 

Mezcal Artesanal and Ancestral 

  • Cuentacuentos Espadin (48% ABV, 96 proof)
  • Cuentacuentos Cuish (47.9% ABV, 95.8 proof)
  • Cuentacuentos Tepeztate (47% ABV, 94 proof)
  • Cuentacuentos Coyote (45.6% ABV, 91.2 proof)

 

Mezcal High Proof 

  • Xicala (Espadin, 43% ABV, 86 proof) [Tlacolula de Matamoros, Oaxaca]
  • Pluma Negra Tobala Joven–(52%, 104 proof)
  • Pluma Negra Tepextate Joven–(52%, 104 proof)
  • Los Potrillos de Zacatecas Tequilana Weber Joven–(42% ABV, 84 proof)

 

Value Mezcal 

  • Cava de los Morales Mezcal (Artesanal) [43% ABV, 86 proof]

 

Mezcal Packaging 

  • Xicala

 

Organic Blanco Suave

  • Suave Spirits Lunar Rested (NOM 1522)

 

Organic Blanco

  • Suave Spirits (NOM 1522)
  • 3 Amigos (NOM 1499)
  • Don Ryno (NOM 1480)
  • Juan More Time (NOM 1480)

 

Organic Reposado 

  • Suave Spirits (NOM 1522)
  • Don Ryno (NOM 1480)
  • Juan More Time (NOM 1480)

 

Organic Anejo 

  • Don Ryno (NOM 1480)

 

Organic Extra Anejo 

  • Don Ryno (NOM 1480)

 

Tequila Packaging 

  • Suave Spirits
  • TC Craft
  • Spice Note
  • Uno Por Favor
  • Padre Azul
  • Maracame
  • Sangre de Vida Corazon Edition
  • AsomBroso
  • Giggling Marlin
  • Volcan de mi Tierra
  • Don Ryno
  • Vikera
  • Juan More Time

 

Value Tequila 

  • La Tarea (B, R)
  • 3 Amigos (organic blanco), B, R, A, XA [See Total Wine pricing.]
  • La Cava de los Morales B (NOM 1438), R [Gold] (NOM 1592)
  • El Velo Tequila (blanco only) (NOM 1137) [Double distilled, 44.5% ABV, 89 proof]

 

Blanco Tequila 

  • TC Craft (NOM 1533)
  • La Tarea (NOM 1424)
  • Uno Por Favor (NOM 1479)
  • Padre Azul (NOM 1466)
  • Maracame (NOM 1456)
  • Sangre de Vida Corazon Edition (NOM 1137)
  • 3 Amigos blanco (non-organic) (NOM 1499)
  • Don Suenos (NOM 1499)
  • Giggling Marlin (NOM 1500)
  • David Reyes (NOM 1547)
  • Rock & Roll Platinum [triple distilled] (NOM 1529)
  • Volcan de mi Tierra (NOM 1523)
  • Vikera (NOM 1533) (3X distilled)
  • El Velo (NOM 1137) [Double distilled, 44.5% ABV, 89 proof]

 

Reposado Tequila 

  • TC Craft (NOM 1533)
  • La Tarea
  • Abre Ojos
  • Padre Azul (NOM 1466)
  • Maracame (NOM 1456)
  • Don Suenos (NOM 1499)
  • Giggling Marlin (NOM 1500)
  • Vikera (NOM 1533)

 

Anejo Tequila

  • TC Craft (NOM 1533)
  • Don Suenos (NOM 1499)
  • Padre Azul (NOM 1466)
  • Maracame (NOM 1456)
  • Giggling Marlin (NOM 1500)
  • Vikera (NOM 1533)

 

Extra Anejo Tequila 

  • TC Craft (NOM 1533)
  • Giggling Marlin (NOM 1500)
  • Vikera (NOM 1533)

 

Tequila Crystalino 

  • Volcan de mi Tierra Cristalino (NOM 1523)

 

Tequila Liqueur 

  • 3 Amigos Ramona’s Reserve (30% ABV, 60 proof as/label. 40% on website.)

 

Legacy Brand Tequila 

  • Tequila Villa Lobos (1139)
  • 3 Amigos (NOM 1499)

 

Legacy Extra Anejo Tequila 

  • Villa Lobos “Los Hombres” Limited Edition 10 years anejado (40% ABV, 80 proof) (NOM 1139)
  • 3 Amigos XA 8 years in White American Charred Oak (NOM 1499)
  • AsomBroso 10 year Especial de Rouge XA (NOM 1459) [40% ABV, 80 proof]

 



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