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Sipping Off The Cuff: Wahaka Mezcal Madre Cuishe

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Wahaka Mezcal Madre Cuishe. Wahaka Mezcal Madre-Cuishe 42% ABV (84 Proof); 100% Madre Cuishe Like all great mezcales, Madre-Cuishe’s flavors are a product of its terroir. Subtly herbaceous, with a hint of freshly fallen rain, this rare, wild-harvested agave often grows in the low-lying volcanic terrain of Oaxaca’s Central […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Wahaka Mezcal Joven Espadin

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Wahaka Mezcal Joven Espadin. Wahaka Mezcal Joven Espadin 40% ABV (80 Proof); 100% Espadin Joven Espadín elegantly delivers what pure, artisanal mezcal is all about: an experience that awakens the senses with a delicate balance of smoke, earth, and sweetness. A specialty of our maestro mezcalero, Alberto “Beto” Morales, […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Wahaka Mezcal Tobala Joven

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Wahaka Mezcal Tobala Joven Find Wahaka online here. Wahaka Mezcal Joven Tobalá 42% ABV (84 Proof); 100% Tobalá No other agave offers the variety of aromas and flavors as the Tobalá — “the king of mezcales” — a wild plant that grows in the highlands, often on extremely rugged […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Demetrio Tequila Anejo

Alexander Perez and M.A. “Mike” Morales taste and discuss Demetrio Tequila Anejo and explain why they nominated it as a 2014 Brands of Promise contender.     Find Demetrio Tequila online at www.demetriotequila.com. Find Demetrio Tequila on Twitter here. Find Demetrio Tequila on Facebook here. Demetrio Tequila Anejo – a 2014 Brands of Promise Nominee […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Karma Tequila Anejo

Mike and Alex taste and discuss Karma Tequila Anejo. A brilliant, gold-tinged spirit with fruity agave and exotic spice flavors, Karma Tequila Anejo goes down impossibly smooth before finishing on a rich, yet subtle end note. The deeper color and complex flavors of anejo tequilas are owing to a lengthy aging process of between 1 […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Karma Tequila Reposado

Mike and Alex taste and discuss Karma Tequila Reposado.     Fragrant with the delicate aroma of vanilla and a touch of hazelnut, Karma Tequila Reposado is an amber-hued elixir boasting a sweet, perfectly-balanced caramel finish. Reposado tequilas are aged a minimum of two months but less than one year, with the longest resting tequilas […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Karma Tequila Blanco

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Karma Tequila Blanco.     Thick and creamy with hints of vanilla and soft agave, Karma Tequila Silver is a first-class libation that entices tequila enthusiasts with a lush finish. “Silver” tequila is clear, being either unaged or rested in oak barrels for no longer than two months. Bottled […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Gaviota Tequila Blanco

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Gaviota Tequila Blanco. Find Gaviota Tequila online here. Brands of Promise LIVE Broadcast On Saturday, March 28, at 7:00 PM Central Time, the Tequila Aficionado 2014 Brands of Promise Award Winners will be announced LIVE online on Google Hangouts. Join Us on Google Hangouts Click here to go to […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Briscas Mezcal Anejo

Mike & Alex taste & discuss Briscas Mezcal Anejo and nominate it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Briscas Añejo– is our most refined mezcal.  Made from 100% Agave Espadin, Briscas Añejo contains a dark amber color appearance, aged to perfection for twelve months in oak barrels. It is produced in limited production. Taste-  […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Briscas Mezcal Reposado

Mike & Alex taste & discuss Briscas Mezcal Reposado and nominate it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Briscas Reposado– is an exquisite mezcal that is matured in oak barrels for two months.  Made from 100% Agave Espadin, Briscas Reposado has a slight amber color in appearance that is created from a perfect blend of […]