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Tequila Aficionado has been the only online tequila magazine for the past 17 years and is visited by tequila aficionados in over 138 countries around the world. In the summer of 2015, Tequila Aficionado Media became affiliated with Disney’s Maker Studios allowing us–and you!–to reach a much wider audience. *Each item that we review is […]

Hornito’s Lime Shot: A Must-Have For the Kitchen But Don’t Drink It!

…But It’s Against Everything I Believe In! I’ll be honest, I wasn’t all that excited about reviewing Hornito’s Lime Shot but the folks who do Hornito’s PR were so nice that I thought I’d set aside my prejudicial notions and give it a whirl for their sake.  As it happens, I was correct in my […]

Tequila Test Kitchen: Avion Espresso Cake

Tequila Test Kitchen You may have heard about the Tequila Aficionado Test Kitchen.  I’d like to share one of our projects with you today. When Ken Austin was kind enough to send us a bottle of Avion’s brand new Avion Espresso, I fell so deeply in love with this rich nectar that combined my two […]

Welcome to the Tequila Test Kitchen!

Great recipes for tequila cocktails, cooking with tequila, and pairing with tequila are always welcome here at Tequila Aficionado.  We’ll share them with our readers in our articles and on our Pinterest boards. Click on any of the images below to explore our Pinterest Recipe Boards: Great recipes for tequila cocktails, cooking with tequila, and […]

Mike Morales’ Puerco Pibil Recipe with Soltado Tequila

[Soltado Tequila was a paid sponsor of the Tequila Aficionado Heartland Tour and paid a nominal fee to be mentioned here and on our networks as we saw fit.  In the interest of full disclosure, we didn’t want to love Soltado but we do.  It makes an amazing Puerco Pibil.]  Sharing this recipe could get […]

De La Tierre Maple Tequila Scones Recipe

 The Tequila Test Kitchen is Always Open We do a lot more cooking with tequila than we actually let on and it seems we should be sharing a lot more of our recipes with you. A few brands, like De La Tierre Maple Cinnamon Tequila and Diva Tequila, have opted in to our Tequila Test […]

Open Bar Show #2 with JLP Craft Margaritas

Welcome to our National Margarita Day episode of Tequila Aficionado’s weekly Open Bar show! This week, our hosts M.A. “Mike” Morales and Lisa Pietsch had the pleasure of hosting Javier Martinez of JLP Craft Margaritas. JLP Craft Margarita: 12 oz.can featuring JLP Blanco Tequila. 9% alcohol, non-carbonated.  Flavors: Golden Lime, Strawberry-Lime & Pomegranate. See more […]

De La Tierre Tequila Maple Cinnamon Truffles

Tequila Test Kitchen After judging some stupendous Suerte Tequila Truffles by Piece, Love & Chocolate for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards, I decided to take truffles to the Tequila Test Kitchen.  The people at De La Tierre Maple Cinnamon Tequila were kind enough to provide us with samples for experimenting, so I made a variation […]

De La Tierre Canadian Maple Tequila

From the De La Tierre Canadian Maple Tequila Website: The story is simple, It all started out with an epiphany that hit Troy Bilodeau January 31st 2010. Then long time friend Wayne Rezunyk and Troy put their heads together and started testing that day, this was followed with a little research (tasting) okay okay a lot of research, then they agreed […]

The Tequila Aficionado Wiki is Up!

The Tequila Aficionado Wiki is for Consumers & Brands Alike Tequila Aficionado Wiki For Consumers: With so many brands in our portfolio of reviews, recipes, articles, and tours, we felt it was time to create a Wiki where aficionados could find one-stop convenience in exploring all of our content on particular tequila, mezcal and sotol brands. […]