Posts Tagged ‘anejo’

Sipping off the Cuff: Lunazul Primero

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Lunazul Primero Tequila and why they feel it is a Brand of Promise.   About Lunazul Primero: Añejo tequila that’s aged in American white oak barrels for 18 months. Tasting Notes Filtered eight times to achieve a crystal clear color. Aroma: Complex aroma with sweet, oak, caramel, apple, and […]

Mezcal and Dogmatism in Oaxaca: Reposados & Anejos (Part 2 of 7)

Some say you should never drink reposado or añejo mezcal.  When pressed for a reason they often state that it alters the natural flavors and aromas of the agave.  True enough, but so what? Could one not equally use the word “enhances?” The same industry people, often owners and employees of mezcalerías, however, don’t think twice about encouraging […]

The Results of the 2003 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

From the Vault – May 3, 2003   The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the first comprehensive, international spirits judging ever held in the United States on an annual basis. It is an unsurpassed marketing and promotional opportunity for the top medal winners. *Editor’s Note 2015* This announcement was from the 2013 show where […]

Embajador Proclaimed Tequila Producer of the Year!

Bestowed Gold and Silver Awards at the First Annual Bar Business Spirits Competition For Immediate Release! September 9, 2015, Austin, TX:  On August 16, 2015, at the First Annual Bar Biz Spirits Competition held during the Texas Bar & Nightclub Alliance Convention, Embajador Tequila was named Tequila Producer of the Year, capturing a gold medal […]

Embajador Tequila Supreme Añejo Review by Steve Coomes

Compared to its siblings, Embajador Supreme Añejo is a big, big brother.  Rested for 18 months—a full 10 months longer than its Premium Reposado—Supreme is a veritable post-grad student compared to its primary school brothers. Yet, for all that age its color is surprisingly pale gold.  Not that color determines everything, but 18 months is […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Mestizo Mezcal Anejo

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Mestizo Mezcal Anejo. Find Mestizo Mezcal online here. Mestizo Mezcal on Facebook & Twitter.   Brands of Promise LIVE Broadcast On Saturday, March 28, at 7:00 PM Central Time, the Tequila Aficionado 2014 Brands of Promise Award Winners will be announced LIVE online on Google Hangouts. Join Us on […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Karma Tequila Anejo

Mike and Alex taste and discuss Karma Tequila Anejo. A brilliant, gold-tinged spirit with fruity agave and exotic spice flavors, Karma Tequila Anejo goes down impossibly smooth before finishing on a rich, yet subtle end note. The deeper color and complex flavors of anejo tequilas are owing to a lengthy aging process of between 1 […]

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Ambhar Tequila–The Recalibrating of A Brand

[Between seminars during the Fourth Annual San Antonio Cocktail Conference, Tequila Aficionado Media was invited to the Ambhar Tequila Relaxation Lounge inside the historic Sheraton Gunter Hotel where we finally sampled each expression of this elusive brand with a jaded past. The following day, we caught up with the new Ambhar CEO, Jaime Celorio, at the acclaimed […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Gaviota Tequila Anejo

Gaviota! Another Brand of Promise according to Mike Morales and Alex Perez of Tequila Aficionado. This one is “Definitely a finder” and Alex says “I love this anejo”.

Sipping Off The Cuff: Caos Tequila Anejo

This “sweet and floral” anejo impressed Mike and Alex of Tequila Aficionado so much they nominated it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Mike even stated “this is a great cigar or dessert tequila”.