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Sipping off the Cuff | Desmadre Tequila Reposado

Find Desmadre Online FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED Casa Ramirez Distillery, a father and son team, began DesMaDre Tequila as a way to continue to offer a fine, hand-crafted, 100% de agave Tequila to its consumers. Recently introduced, it is gaining quickly in popularity everywhere.  Each of our family Tequila recipes uses only the finest mature blue weber agave from “Los […]

Sipping off the Cuff | Desmadre Tequila Blanco

Find Desmadre Online FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED Casa Ramirez Distillery, a father and son team, began DesMaDre Tequila as a way to continue to offer a fine, hand-crafted, 100% de agave Tequila to its consumers. Recently introduced, it is gaining quickly in popularity everywhere.  Each of our family Tequila recipes uses only the finest mature blue weber agave from “Los […]

Sipping off the Cuff | Pasote Tequila Anejo

Tasting Notes Añejo: Flavor of roasted agave for a harmonious aroma of vanilla and sweet coconut. The palate is decadently rich and velvety smooth, tasting predominantly of roasted oranges and cinnamon due to the long aging period. The finish is long, warm, toasty and sweet, but the agave always shines through in this bottle. About […]

Sipping off the Cuff | Pasote Tequila Reposado

Tasting Notes Reposado: Delicate, fruit-forward fragrance of peach and licorice, leading to a warming palate of peppered pineapple and vanilla. The finish is sweet, clean, and spritzed with a hint of pink grapefruit. About Pasote Newly released and handcrafted by the scion of a family that has been distilling tequila since the early 19th century, […]

Sipping off the Cuff | Pasote Tequila Blanco

Tasting Notes Blanco: Marked by an herbaceous aroma of perfectly roasted agave, similar to celery root and lime. With an exquisitely soft mouthfeel, the palate opens with zesty citrus leading to a combination of salt, jicama, and taro root. The finish is long, clean, and ever so slightly prickly with white pepper. A minerality derived […]

Tequila: A Global History by Ian Williams

There are few books on the subject of Tequila that are considered classics.  The Book Of Tequila by the late, great Bob Emmons, stands out as the most essential for any student of agave spirits. I consider Emmons the first, true Tequila Journalist.  He was the first American author to demystify the much maligned Mexican […]

Mike Morales’ Puerco Pibil Recipe with Soltado Tequila

Sharing this recipe could get Mike killed. Luckily, Johnny Depp is too busy restoring the balance to other countries while things get crazy up in the Tequila Aficionado kitchen.   This recipe for Puerco Pibil with @soltadotequila is so good it could get you killed! Click To Tweet Puerco Pibil Recipe Ingredients: 5lbs Pork Butt […]

Shaker & Spoon to Benefit Tequila Interchange Project

Shaker & Spoon Cocktail Club is partnering with the Tequila Interchange Project for their upcoming October  ¡Viva Mezcal! Box, available online throughout September at www.shakerandspoon.com. Russell Davis, Shaker & Spoon’s Chief Cocktail Officer and a celebrity in the spirits and bartending industry, will be creating one of the drinks from the October box and donating his royalty to […]

Sipping off the Cuff | Nocaut Reserva Tequila Reposado

Mike Morales and Rick Levy taste and discuss Nocaut Reserva Tequila Reposado. Tequila Aficionado Reviews Nocaut Reserva Tequila Reposado. Click To Tweet From the Nocaut Reserva Website: Carefully handcrafted from the arid, fertile fields of Amatitan, Jalisco by one of the premier tequila producers, TEQUILA SELECTO DE AMATITAN (NOM 1459) our tequila has won triple gold […]

Sipping off the Cuff | Nocaut Reserva Tequila Blanco

Mike Morales and Rick Levy taste and discuss Nocaut Reserva Tequila Blanco. Tequila Aficionado Reviews Nocaut Reserva Tequila Blanco. Click To Tweet From the Nocaut Reserva Website: Carefully handcrafted from the arid, fertile fields of Amatitan, Jalisco by one of the premier tequila producers, TEQUILA SELECTO DE AMATITAN (NOM 1459) our tequila has won triple gold […]