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Sipping off the Cuff | Desmadre Tequila Anejo

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 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 […]

We’ll Revel in Agave Spirits at 6Smith Tomorrow!

Revel Spirits are very unique agave spirits.  You’d understand if you’d tasted them! If you haven’t tasted them yet, we heartily recommend you give they a try. Since our reviews of Revel, we’ve discovered some delicious details about the spirit that agave geeks like us really appreciate: Revel Spirits’ Agave plants are grown in the […]

Sipping off the Cuff | Scorpion Mezcal Anejo

Mike Morales & Rick Levy taste & discuss Scorpion Mezcal Anejo. Mike Morales & Rick Levy taste & discuss Scorpion Mezcal Anejo. Click To Tweet From the Scorpion Mezcal Website: Scorpion Mezcal Añejo 5 Year Highly Recommended, Spirit Journal. Platinum Medal / 96 points, BTI. Superb / Highly Recommended, Wine Enthusiast. (100% Agave, 750 ml, […]

And Away We Go! The Heartland Tour Begins!

And we’re off!  The Tequila Aficionado 2016 Heartland Tour is off and running!  You can still ride along vicariously though! Here’s the map of all the places we’ll be going: It’s an interactive map, so feel free to zoom in! Our Tour Schedule: Sept 11: Bracken Cave Bat Flight, TX (Look for live video on […]

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 […]