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 […]
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 […]
Tequila Aficionado’s Mike Morales & Alex Perez taste & discuss Ilegal Mezcal Anejo, the latest nominee in the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards.
Tequila Aficionado’s Mike Morales & Alex Perez taste & discuss Ilegal Mezcal Reposado, the latest nominee in the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards.
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, 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Lorne Matalon reports on how Mezcal production has gone up from 100,000 gallons to 170,000 between 2010 and 2012. Listen to (or read) his report and consider the human element when you drink mezcal. Click here to read the article and/or listen to the audio. Do you drink mezcal? Join us on Facebook and tell […]