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Sipping Off The Cuff: Maestro Dobel Tequila

Maestro Dobel Tequila Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Maestro Dobel Tequila. Maestro Dobel Tequila: “I’m not too fond of what I see here” Click To Tweet What is Maestro Dobel? Dobel was created by and named after Juan-Domingo “Dobel” Beckmann, the eleventh-generation leader of Jose Cuervo tequilas, in collaboration with master distillers […]

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Germán González–Tequila From The Heart

[In early November of 2014, San Antonio resident and neighbor, Germán González, joined us at our home office.  That evening, he brought his full array of Tequila Uno (T1)–Ultra Fino, Selecto, Excepcional, Tequila Estelar, along with the much acclaimed ultra-aged Tears of Llorona.  In a more relaxed atmosphere and without his signature Panama hat and guayabera, Germán […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Julio Cesar Chavez Reposado

Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Julio Cesar Chavez Reposado Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Julio Cesar Chavez Tequila Reposado Julio César Chávez Reposado is aged more than six months in oak barrels, longer than most Reposados. The extra aging results in a tantalizing balance of agave and […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Julio Cesar Chavez Blanco

Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Julio Cesar Chavez Blanco Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Julio Cesar Chavez Blanco Julio César Chávez Blanco is distilled in small batches from 100% estate grown blue agave. Crisp and clear, it is renowned for its smoothness and mixability, and offers a […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Don Fermin Reposado

Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Don Fermin Reposado Tequila. Here’s what they thought: “Caramel vanilla aftertaste” and, unenthusiastically, “a nice reposado”. TEQUILA DON FERMÍN REPOSADO Color and Body: Clear tones of agave syrup, medium body.Aroma: a harmonious blend of vanilla, black olive, cooked agave and wood. Taste: Slightly sweet with clear notes […]

First Nom List of 2015 (5Jan2015)

Our first Nom List of 2015 is now available!  We’d like to extend a special thanks to Rick Thibault-Levy for working his mental magic and making our Nom List turnaround time a fraction of what it was previously.  Thanks to him, we can have the updates made to our master list in moments rather than […]

What’s Cooking in Our Horno Today?

We’ve got so many things cooking up at Tequila Aficionado today that they’re like pinas stuffed in a horno!  It all smells great but it’ll be just a while before we can serve it all up. So sit down, take a load off, and pour yourself a snifter because we’ve got some great articles and […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Real Gusto Organic Tequila Anejo

Tasting Real Gusto Organic Anejo Tequila Mike and Alex enjoyed Real Gusto Organic Tequila Anejo so much they nominated it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Real Gusto Tequilas are now available in Texas.  Read more here. Real Gusto Organic Anejo: Recommended by Tequila Aficionado. Click To Tweet     Real Gusto is made […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Real Gusto Organic Tequila Reposado

Tasting Real Gusto Organic Reposado Tequila Mike and Alex enjoyed Real Gusto Organic Tequila Reposado so much they nominated it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Real Gusto Tequilas are now available in Texas.  Read more here. Real Gusto Organic Tequila Reposado: Recommended by Tequila Aficionado. Click To Tweet   Real Gusto is made […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Don Nacho Tequila Anejo

Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Don Nacho Tequila Anejomike and nominate it for consideration in the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards.