Tequila Penasco Reposado by Steve Coomes

Tequila Penasco Reposado The quality of tequila pushing into the U.S. market is so high these days that it’s hard to write a really bad review.  It’s easy to be wowed by some more than others, and some, though good, make me question the price point, but I have yet to find one I’d swear … Read moreTequila Penasco Reposado by Steve Coomes

It’s Cinco de Mayo!

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo       Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “fifth of May”) is a celebration held on May 5. It is celebrated in the United States. It is also celebrated in parts of Mexico, primarily in the state of Puebla, where the holiday is called El Día de la Batalla de Puebla (English: The Day of the Battle of Puebla). … Read moreIt’s Cinco de Mayo!

Party Foods to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Party Foods for Cinco De Mayo        Cinco De Mayo means Mexican Party Foods! Try some of these recipes and dress your place up with a few of these decorations and you’ve got a fiesta!             On May 1862, the Mexican Army, against all odds, defeated the French … Read moreParty Foods to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Tequila Drinks to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

    Cinco de Mayo is a wonderful spring holiday that we all love to celebrate, whether we’re Mexicanos or not.  It is more than just a Latino St. Patrick’s Day.  This is a celebration of one of America’s biggest minorities (which is actually the majority here in San Antonio).  This is also a celebration of … Read moreTequila Drinks to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Huizache Reposado Tequila Review

M.A. “Mike” Morales and Alexander Perez taste and discuss Huizache Tequila Reposado. Huizache Reposado has been nominated for the 2014 Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Awards in the Reposado category.     Huizache Tequila “ The secret behind making fine tequila has been handed down to us generation after generation since 1870. We are proud to … Read moreHuizache Reposado Tequila Review

Like a Jimador

Attack the day like a jimador – hard, fast and with a purpose!   Jimador at work Video courtesy of Turner Barr Published on Mar 7, 2012 http://www.aroundtheworldin80jobs.com Working in the Agave fields, I discover I am worse at physical labor than I initially anticipated.   Never miss an article or review again – Subscribe … Read moreLike a Jimador

Huizache Blanco Tequila Review

Huizache Blanco Tequila Aficionado’s M.A. “Mike” Morales and Alexander Perez review and discuss Huizache Blanco tequila on this episode of Sipping Off The Cuff™. “Huizache Silver is crystal clear, bold, and versatile. This perfectly balanced premium tequila has the delicate taste of sweet, cooked agave and smooth mineral overtones. It is exclusively produced with the finest … Read moreHuizache Blanco Tequila Review

Baron Blanco Tequila Review

Baron Blanco Tequila Mike and Alex were so impressed with Baron that they nominated it for the 2014 Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Awards in both the Blanco and Packaging categories. Congratulations to @BaronTequila for nomination to the 2014 Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Awards Click To Tweet Sipping Off The Cuff™ with @BaronTequila at Tequila … Read moreBaron Blanco Tequila Review

Peñasco Plata Tequila Review | Steve Coomes

As an old journalist, I fancy myself a decent researcher, but gathering good intel on Tequila Peñasco is difficult. Its website is buggy and provides scant information about what appears to be a young brand. The oldest press releases there date back to 2013 and its distribution in the American market is only to seven … Read morePeñasco Plata Tequila Review | Steve Coomes

Tequila Tasting Tonight!

  Tequila Tasting For those of you familiar with our tequila tasting program, Sipping Off The Cuff, we’re filming today! Sipping Off The Cuff Tonight with tequila Aficionado! Look for live tweets! Click To Tweet   How Much is Enough? 24 bottles of agave goodness are lined up and ready to offer themselves to M.A. … Read moreTequila Tasting Tonight!