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SlimRitas, 2014 Brands of Promise Winner Makes Food Fortunes

Houston based SlimRitas, winner of 3 gold medals in the Tequila Aficionado 2014 Brands of Promise, is appearing on Food Network TV this week!  Mompreneur, Lucy Corona, developed an amazing line of fresh juice margarita mixes that make delicious 100 calorie cocktails.  Armed with their 17 gourmet awards, including three gold medals from Tequila Aficionado, […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Tromba Tequila Reposado

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Tromba Tequila Reposado. Find Tromba Tequila online here and on Twitter. 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 […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Wahaka Reposado con Gusano

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Wahaka Reposado con Gusano  Wahaka Mezcal Reposado con Gusano 40% ABV (80 Proof); 100% Espadin Aged for up to six months in recharred American oak barrels, the Reposado con Gusano is the epitome of smooth with its light golden color and lustrous flavor. Our Reposado con Gusano is enhanced […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Wahaka Mezcal Joven Ensamble

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Wahaka Mezcal Joven Ensamble.     Wahaka Mezcal Joven Ensamble 40% ABV (80 Proof); 50% Espadin / 25% Tobalá / 25% Madre Cuishe Our Joven Ensamble is what maestro Beto calls “a marvel” — a pure and magical blend of Espadín (50%), Madre-Cuishe (25%), and Tobalá (25%) that literally […]

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 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 […]

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Tequila Branding–Ain’t Nobody Got Time Fo’ Dat

Tequila Branding If you are a start up tequila brand on a tight budget, how can you still be perceived as a player in your field when you don’t have deep pockets? This Beverage Trade Network article shares several ways to optimize small marketing budgets to support your retailers and build your brand. You might be implementing a lot of these […]

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 […]