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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 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 […]

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.

Epic Growth for Tequila Aficionado Media in 2014

Tequila Aficionado Media ( enjoyed epic growth during our Quinceanera!  Our annual report is in and our goals for growth in 2014 have not only been met, but they’ve been exceeded (despite recent attempts by hackers).  If you’re considering becoming a contributing writer, looking for exposure for your own tequila blog or planning your advertising […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Ilegal Mezcal Anejo

Tequila Aficionado’s Mike Morales & Alex Perez taste & discuss Ilegal Mezcal Anejo, the latest nominee in the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards.

Sipping Off The Cuff: Circulo Tequila Reposado

Mike & Alex taste & discuss Circulo Tequila Reposado, nominating it as a 2014 Brands of Promise contender.

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