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Sipping Off The Cuff: Briscas Mezcal Anejo

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-  […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Briscas Mezcal Reposado

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 […]

Sipping off the Cuff: Briscas Mezcal Blanco

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 […]

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.

Mezcalaria, The Cult of Mezcal: Book Review by Alvin Starkman

Mezcalaria,The Cult of Mezcal:  Book Review By Alvin Starkman, M.A., J.D. Mezcalaria, Cultura del Mezcal, The Cult of Mezcal (Farolito ediciones, 2012) is the third edition, first bilingual (English-Spanish), of the seminal 2000 publication by author Ulises Torrentera.  The book is highly opinionated on the one hand, yet on the other contains a wealth of […]

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Mestizo Mezcal–A Perfect Convergence of Cultures

  When we first met Arturo Palencia, co-founder of the award winning Mestizo Mezcal, we were struck by his boyish charm and seemingly tender age.  We were surprised to discover that this thirty-something was no newcomer to the competitive and often brutal spirits industry. In this clip, Arturo tells how he became involved with mezcal and the […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: El Silencio Mezcal

El Silencio Mezcal In this episode of Sipping Off The Cuff, Tequila Aficionado’s Alexander Perez and Mike Morales introduce our first official Mezcal tasting (look for Sotols coming soon too) of 2014 with El Silencio Mezcal.  This promises to be a year filled with delicious mezcals and we are pleased to kick it off with […]

Tequila Week in Review: Avion, China, Camarena, Mezcal, Hacienda del Sol and Patron

In case you missed some of our articles over the past week, we’ve linked them here for you: Sipping off the Cuff: Avion Tequila It was Throwback Tuesday and we released this never before heard podcast from the tequila Aficionado vault. China Opens Its Bars to Mexican Tequila – What Does This Mean For The […]

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