TC Craft Extra Anejo Tequila Review

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Chisholm Trail Crafts | Jarrito Tumbler Tasting Notes

Tasting notes submitted to Chisholm Trail Craft Glasses for the prototype of Stolzle’s jarrito tumbler, a proposed vessel designed to exclusively appreciate agave spirits. *** JARRITO TUMBLER TASTING NOTES   Mr. Romeo Hristov from Chisholm Trail Crafts, Incorporated, has asked me to test a prototype of the Jarrito tumbler for tequila/agave spirits produced by Stölzle … Read moreChisholm Trail Crafts | Jarrito Tumbler Tasting Notes

Open Bar | Romeo Hristov of Chisolm Trail Crafts Glasses

Artisinal Glasses Made for Artisinal Spirits Mike Morales interviews Romeo Hristov of Chisolm Trail Crafts Glasses, makers of fine tequila glassware, on this episode of Tequila Aficionado’s Open Bar.     Chisolm Trail Crafts: LUXURY HANDCRAFTED TEQUILA & MEZCAL GLASSES       Chisholm Trail Crafts’ Glasses (CTC Glasses) is a small Texas company specializing … Read moreOpen Bar | Romeo Hristov of Chisolm Trail Crafts Glasses

Embajador Commands Craft Tequilas on USA Today!

Locks-In Top Spot Among 10 Best Boutique Brands…   November 9, 2016, Austin, TX:  In September, 2016, family-owned Embajador Tequila (Spanish for ambassador) was voted among the top tier of boutique tequilas by USA Today’s 10 Best Reader’s Choice List. In a hard-fought race, Embajador ran away from a tight field of 19 distinct craft … Read moreEmbajador Commands Craft Tequilas on USA Today!

20 Reasons Why USA Today’s Craft Tequilas List Failed

Let’s Review… In a previous post, I enumerated my reasons for  dreading my participation in USA Today’s 10 Best Craft Tequila list. In my experience, something inevitably goes awry with these sorts of “listicles,” and it usually starts with the editor. Contrary to the galloping propaganda disseminated by some press releases, there were no additional … Read more20 Reasons Why USA Today’s Craft Tequilas List Failed

USA Today 10 Best Current Leaderboard for Best Craft Tequila Brand

“This is your tequila bucket list.”   ~ Rick Levy of Tequila Aficionado If you’ve seen Mike Morales’ article on the Top 20 Craft Tequilas you’ve overlooked then you’ll understand that picking one (or even 10) from this list is like picking your favorite child.  It’s too difficult to do, so your best bet is … Read moreUSA Today 10 Best Current Leaderboard for Best Craft Tequila Brand

The Top 20 Craft Tequilas You’ve Overlooked

In early August of 2016, I received an email from USA Today asking me to weigh in on their craft spirits-themed Readers’ Choice contests, and in our case (at press time), the soon-to-be-launched craft tequilas list. I’ll be honest, I dread these lists.  What’s worse is, I dread being asked to participate in compiling them. Let … Read moreThe Top 20 Craft Tequilas You’ve Overlooked