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Tequila Nom List for 23Feb2015

Tequila Nom List We’d like to extend a special thanks to Rick Thibault-Levy for working on our Nom List.  Thanks, Rick! 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 […]

Tequila Nom List for 9Feb2015

Tequila Nom List We’d like to extend a special thanks to Rick Thibault-Levy for working on our Nom List.  Thanks, Rick! 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 […]

Tequila Ocho Single Barrel Anejo Review

You only turn 50 once, so why not celebrate? That was my logic last fall when I bought a bottle of Tequila Ocho Single Barrel Anejo (NOM 1474). I don’t commonly spend $78 for spirits, but, hey, it was a special occasion made extraordinary by this smart splurge. Some reviewers tend to gush over new […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Gaviota Tequila Anejo

Gaviota! Another Brand of Promise according to Mike Morales and Alex Perez of Tequila Aficionado. This one is “Definitely a finder” and Alex says “I love this anejo”.

Sipping Off The Cuff: Gaviota Tequila Reposado

Gaviota! Mike and Alex nominated this tequila for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards saying : “I like this a lot” and “a really nice reposado”.

Sipping Off The Cuff: Caos Tequila Anejo

This “sweet and floral” anejo impressed Mike and Alex of Tequila Aficionado so much they nominated it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Mike even stated “this is a great cigar or dessert tequila”.

Sipping Off The Cuff: Caos Tequila Reposado

A 2014 Brands of Promise Nominee, Caos Reposado received the following comments from Alex and Mike of Tequila Aficionado “a traditional Arandas tequila” and “what a reposado is supposed to taste like”.

Sipping Off The Cuff: Caos Tequila Blanco

Nominated as a 2014 Brand of Promise, this beautiful blanco was considered an “old style tequila” and their only complaint was “you can’t just have one sip”.

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 […]