Archive for the ‘Sipping off the Cuff’ Category

Sipping Off The Cuff: Maestro Dobel Tequila

Maestro Dobel Tequila Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Maestro Dobel Tequila. Maestro Dobel Tequila: “I’m not too fond of what I see here” Click To Tweet What is Maestro Dobel? Dobel was created by and named after Juan-Domingo “Dobel” Beckmann, the eleventh-generation leader of Jose Cuervo tequilas, in collaboration with master distillers […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Don Julio Anejo

Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Don Julio Anejo Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Don Julio Anejo: A favorite of Tequila Aficionado Founder, Alex Perez. Click To Tweet About Don Julio Gonzalez The life of Don Julio González was defined, above all else, by passion. It was this […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Julio Cesar Chavez Reposado

Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Julio Cesar Chavez Reposado Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Julio Cesar Chavez Tequila Reposado Julio César Chávez Reposado is aged more than six months in oak barrels, longer than most Reposados. The extra aging results in a tantalizing balance of agave and […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Julio Cesar Chavez Blanco

Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Julio Cesar Chavez Blanco Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Julio Cesar Chavez Blanco Julio César Chávez Blanco is distilled in small batches from 100% estate grown blue agave. Crisp and clear, it is renowned for its smoothness and mixability, and offers a […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Don Fermin Reposado

Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Don Fermin Reposado Tequila. Here’s what they thought: “Caramel vanilla aftertaste” and, unenthusiastically, “a nice reposado”. TEQUILA DON FERMÍN REPOSADO Color and Body: Clear tones of agave syrup, medium body.Aroma: a harmonious blend of vanilla, black olive, cooked agave and wood. Taste: Slightly sweet with clear notes […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Don Fermin Blanco

Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Don Fermin Blanco Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Don Fermin Blanco Tequila: “A nice long finish” says Tequila Aficionado Click To Tweet Tequila Don Fermin Plata Color and Body: Brilliantly clear platinum, with medium body. An expression of the highest purity as […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Real Gusto Organic Tequila Anejo

Tasting Real Gusto Organic Anejo Tequila Mike and Alex enjoyed Real Gusto Organic Tequila Anejo so much they nominated it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Real Gusto Tequilas are now available in Texas.  Read more here. Real Gusto Organic Anejo: Recommended by Tequila Aficionado. Click To Tweet     Real Gusto is made […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Real Gusto Organic Tequila Reposado

Tasting Real Gusto Organic Reposado Tequila Mike and Alex enjoyed Real Gusto Organic Tequila Reposado so much they nominated it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Real Gusto Tequilas are now available in Texas.  Read more here. Real Gusto Organic Tequila Reposado: Recommended by Tequila Aficionado. Click To Tweet   Real Gusto is made […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Riazul Tequila Blanco

Tequila Aficionado’s Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Riazul Tequila Blanco from Nom 1460.   The History of Riazul Tequila Two hundred years ago, the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico served as a key battlefront in the Mexican War of Independence. During that struggle, Maria Higinia Gomez served as a high counselor to the […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Ilegal Mezcal Reposado

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