De La Tierre Maple Cinnamon Liqueur

Originally posted on April 11, 2013 at www.LisaPietsch.com The maple trees of the north and the agave from the south have French kissed while dancing the Salsa. When it comes to all things Canadian, I don’t mess around.  I sing the Canadian national Anthem – IN FRENCH. Je suis Quebecois! My ancestor Francois Louis Thibault … Read more De La Tierre Maple Cinnamon Liqueur

Demetrio Reposado Review by Steve Coomes

If fiery, edgy blancos had their own song, it might go something like this:   If I could spend time in a barrel The first thing that I’d like to do Is to soften every day Till all harshness goes away To ensure I’d be sipped slow by you         OK, sorry. … Read more Demetrio Reposado Review by Steve Coomes

Happy Birthday to Lucinda Hutson!

Viva Tequila, Viva La Lucinda! “Tequila is my soul mate,” Lucinda Hutson exclaims. “Mexico in a bottle, its flavor is as melodic to the mouth as a mariachi tune is to the ear—bold, spicy, and full of life!” For nearly forty years, Lucinda has trekked through tequila country, distilling adventures and knowledge to present them … Read more Happy Birthday to Lucinda Hutson!

Mexican Flag Day: Banderas

 Feliz Dia de la Bandera!   Flag Day in Mexico is a “day dedicated to one of the most important patriotic symbols of Mexico, which gives the spirit of unity and belonging to Mexicans either within or outside of the country: the Flag.”       So today we celebrate the bandera! The flag of … Read more Mexican Flag Day: Banderas

Happy National Margarita Day!

Celebrate National Margarita Day! Tequila Aficionado has assembled some of the best Margarita recipes we could find, all in one brilliant collection of recipe cards on Pinterest.   According to Wikipedia: There is no solid proof who invented the Margarita.[5] One of the earliest stories is of the Margarita being invented in 1938 at the … Read more Happy National Margarita Day!

Demetrio Blanco Review by Steve Coomes

Growing up in Bourbon Country (I live in Louisville, Ky.), you get used to seeing squat bottles of brown Kentucky Nectar on bars and retailers’ shelves. Even the rare long-neck containers aren’t usually tall, especially compared to some tequila bottles. That marks the first reason I like the trio of Demetrio tequila expressions I acquired … Read more Demetrio Blanco Review by Steve Coomes

Cuervo Cinge (Cringe) Review

I received a sample bottle of Cuervo Cinge just before the holidays.  The Cuervo marketing minions were hot to trot on this one and they wanted everyone’s reviews out before the holiday buying binge began. I gave the bottle a day to rest from its travels and then tasted some.  I wasn’t expecting something that … Read more Cuervo Cinge (Cringe) Review

Ease Your Amor Into Sipping Tequila

Prefer Sipping Tequila on Valentine’s Day? This is our favorite recipe for easing your non-sipping amor into tequila: Place a wild hibiscus flower and 1tsp of its rose syrup in the bottom of a champagne flute. Aerate (we use the Vinturi Spirit) 1 1/2 oz blanco tequila over it (start her off with a Highlands … Read more Ease Your Amor Into Sipping Tequila

Valentine’s Day for Tequila Lovers

Valentine’s Day is this Friday. Are you prepared? If you’re looking for ideas on how to celebrate as a tequila lover or as the lover of a tequila lover, we have plenty of great ideas for you on our special Valentine’s Day for Tequila Lovers Pinterest Board! For Tequila Lovers If you’re shopping for a … Read more Valentine’s Day for Tequila Lovers

El Afan Anejo Tequila Review

El Afan Anejo Tequila Tequila Aficionado’s Alex Perez and Mike Morales taste and discuss El Afan Anejo tequila. Tequila Aficionado’s Alex Perez and Mike Morales taste and discuss El Afan Anejo tequila. Click To Tweet Sipping off the Cuff(tm) began as an audio podcast in 2006 and is Tequila Aficionado’s first and longest running tequila … Read more El Afan Anejo Tequila Review