Dewar’s Ilegal Smooth Mezcal Cask Finish Scotch Whisky Review

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: 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.

Sipping Off The Cuff: Ilegal Mezcal Joven

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

2020 Brands of Promise Awards Announcement

Tequila Aficionado Media releases the full list of 2020 nominees with winners noted in each category for tequila, mezcal, sotol, RTD and others

The Definitive Collection of Tequila Reviews

In honor of National Tequila Day in the U.S.A., we’re sharing with you the definitive collection of Sipping Off the Cuff from our very first podcast tequila reviews to the most recent.  Enjoy and Salud!   Sipping Off The Cuff | 1800 Milenio http://tequilaaficionado.com/2015/03/27/sipping-off-the-cuff-1800-milenio/ Sipping Off The Cuff | 1921 Tequila Anejo http://tequilaaficionado.com/2016/01/26/sipping-off-cuff-1921-tequila-anejo/ Sipping Off … Read more

Embajador Tequila: Framework for The Future

[Transportation, room and board were provided to M.A. “Mike” Morales by Embajador Tequila in order to research this article.  No monetary compensation was received and no guarantee of a favorable article was given by M.A. ‘Mike” Morales or Tequila Aficionado Media.  This article was written by, and is the opinion of, M.A. “Mike” Morales.] Open … Read more

Embajador Tequila: Business As Usual

[Transportation, room and board were provided to M.A. “Mike” Morales by Embajador Tequila in order to research this article.  No monetary compensation was received and no guarantee of a favorable article was given by M.A. ‘Mike” Morales or Tequila Aficionado Media.  This article was written by, and is the opinion of, M.A. “Mike” Morales.] Let’s … Read more

Embajador Tequila: Rectifying the Situation

[Transportation, room and board were provided to M.A. “Mike” Morales by Embajador Tequila in order to research this article.  No monetary compensation was received and no guarantee of a favorable article was given by M.A. ‘Mike” Morales or Tequila Aficionado Media.  This article was written by, and is the opinion of, M.A. “Mike” Morales.] Remember … Read more

Mezcal and Dogmatism in Oaxaca: The Cocktail Craze (Part 3 of 7)

I’ve read that the worst way to bastardize mezcal is to use it in a cocktail. Since publication that author has graciously tempered his dogmatism, likely after having realized that promoting mezcal as an ingredient in cocktails helps everyone in the broader alcohol consumption industry. Some bartenders still believe that it is not worth it to use a high quality expensive mezcal … Read more