Mike & Alex taste & discuss Briscas Mezcal Anejo and nominate it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Briscas Añejo– is our most refined mezcal. Made from 100% Agave Espadin, Briscas Añejo contains a dark amber color appearance, aged to perfection for twelve months in oak barrels. It is produced in limited production. Taste- … Read more Briscas Anejo Mezcal Review
Mike & Alex taste & discuss Briscas Mezcal Reposado and nominate it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Briscas Reposado– is an exquisite mezcal that is matured in oak barrels for two months. Made from 100% Agave Espadin, Briscas Reposado has a slight amber color in appearance that is created from a perfect blend of … Read more Briscas Reposado Mezcal Review
Mike & Alex taste & discuss Briscas Mezcal Blanco and nominate it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Briscas Blanco– All superb mezcal starts with the best Silver or Blanco and ours is called Briscas Blanco. Made from 100% Agave Espadin, Briscas Blanco is clear in appearance and is the fresh distilled bottled … Read more Briscas Blanco Mezcal Review
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 The Definitive Collection of Tequila Reviews
By Alvin Starkman, M.A., J.D. Export brand owners of Oaxacan artisanal mezcal, the increasingly popular agave based Mexican spirit, come in many shapes and sizes. Some are proprietors of their own distilleries, or palenques are they’re known in this southern Mexico state. Others buy their liquid from small-scale family owned and operated facilities; in some … Read more Aiding Artisanal Mezcal Producers in Oaxaca from the Bottom Up
Some say you should never drink reposado or añejo mezcal. When pressed for a reason they often state that it alters the natural flavors and aromas of the agave. True enough, but so what? Could one not equally use the word “enhances?” The same industry people, often owners and employees of mezcalerías, however, don’t think twice about encouraging … Read more Mezcal and Dogmatism in Oaxaca: Reposados & Anejos (Part 2 of 7)
Join Us At The Second Annual Texas Bar & Nightclub Alliance Convention Once again, Tequila Aficionado will be attending the Texas Bar & Nightclub Association Convention. This year’s Austin, Texas, event will be held on August 16-17. We were pleased to be able to attend this event in its infancy last year. It was an … Read more 2nd Annual Texas Bar & Nightclub Alliance TBNA Convention
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, … Read more SlimRitas, 2014 Brands of Promise Winner Makes Food Fortunes
Awards Announced During a LIVE Google Hangout Telecast For Immediate Release! March, 28, 2015, San Antonio, TX—In an unprecedented live Google Hangout telecast, Tequila Aficionado Media (TequilaAficionado.com) unveiled its Second Annual 2014 Brands Of Promise™ Award winners in Tequila, Mezcal and several other agave related categories. A full list of Brands Of Promise™ winners can … Read more Tequila Aficionado Media Reveals 2014 Brands of Promise™ Winners!
As you can guess by our announcement date, we’ve had a full year of tastings and reviews. While we still have video reviews of several brands left to broadcast, we wanted to share our list of nominees with you: 2014 Brands of Promise Blanco Tequila Nominees #BOP2014 Click To Tweet Blanco Tequilas Fubar (only) Tromba … Read more Announcing the 2014 Brands of Promise Nominees!