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The Rules of Agave with Germán González

In these next two clips, while enjoying sips of Germán González’s masterpiece, Tears of Llorona, we discuss the ins and outs of the tequila business. The Only Rule That Counts Germán Gonzalez, distiller of T1 Tequila Uno and Tears of Llorana, reveals the only real rule, according to the normas (the rules and regulations that govern the […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Cabo Wabo Reposado

Cabo Wabo Reposado Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Cabo Wabo Reposado Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Cabo Wabo Tequila was born in 1996 on the backroads of Guadalajara by legendary musician andtequila aficionado, Sammy Hagar. After searching for atequila exceptional enough to serve inside his cantinain Cabo […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Cabresto Reposado

Cabresto Reposado Tequila Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Cabresto Reposado Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Cabresto Reposado Tequila “Whiskey barrel aged and smooth” Click To Tweet Cabresto Tequila “A mature reposado” Click To Tweet  

Sipping Off The Cuff: Cabresto Tequila Blanco

Cabresto Blanco Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Cabresto Blanco Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Cabresto Blanco “Green, vegetal and fresh with a long finish” Click To Tweet Cabresto Tequila Blanco “Old school tequila” Click To Tweet About Cabresto Tequila Cabresto with one man one man who had […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Dos Artes Anejo Tequila

Dos Artes Anejo Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Dos Artes Anejo Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. This tequila, now sold in the distinctive ceramic bottle that looks amazingly like a cowboy boot, is something we might find in Mike Morales’ closet – and not his tequila closet. […]

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 […]

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