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Sipping Off The Cuff: Dos Artes Reserva Especial (Extra Anejo)

Dos Artes Reserva Especial (Extra Anejo) Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Dos Artes Extra Anejo Tequila, Reserva Especial, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards.  Here’s what they thought: “Starts sweet, finishes dry”, “a lot of bang for your buck”, and “an elegant bottle with elegance in it”. Dos Artes […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Dos Artes Anejo Tequila

Dos Artes Anejo Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Dos Artes Anejo Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. This tequila, now sold in the distinctive ceramic bottle that looks amazingly like a cowboy boot, is something we might find in Mike Morales’ closet – and not his tequila closet. […]

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 […]

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