Posts Tagged ‘reposado’

Sipping off the Cuff: Don Saul Tequila Reposado

In this episode of Tequila Aficionado’s Sipping off the Cuff, Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Don Saul Tequila Reposado. Don Saul Reposado   This tequila is for the true tequila connoisseur who appreciates the distinctive flavor of pure agave married to the soft and balanced texture of smoked white oak barrels. The […]

Sipping off the Cuff: Route 66 Tequila Reposado

Mike and Alex taste and discuss Del Bravo’s Route 66 which will rev the engines of motorcycle lovers & haters alike.  “It’s charming, it’s chiny, and it tastes real good!” says Alex. “It’s charming, it’s chiny, and it tastes real good!” says Alex. Click To Tweet

Sipping off the Cuff: Cabrito Tequila Reposado

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Cabrito Tequila Reposado and why we should love the goat.   Mike & Alex taste and discuss Cabrito Tequila Reposado and why we should love the goat. Click To Tweet

Mezcal and Dogmatism in Oaxaca: Reposados & Anejos (Part 2 of 7)

Some say you should never drink reposado or añejo mezcal.  When pressed for a reason they often state that it alters the natural flavors and aromas of the agave.  True enough, but so what? Could one not equally use the word “enhances?” The same industry people, often owners and employees of mezcalerías, however, don’t think twice about encouraging […]

The Results of the 2003 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

From the Vault – May 3, 2003   The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the first comprehensive, international spirits judging ever held in the United States on an annual basis. It is an unsurpassed marketing and promotional opportunity for the top medal winners. *Editor’s Note 2015* This announcement was from the 2013 show where […]

Embajador Proclaimed Tequila Producer of the Year!

Bestowed Gold and Silver Awards at the First Annual Bar Business Spirits Competition For Immediate Release! September 9, 2015, Austin, TX:  On August 16, 2015, at the First Annual Bar Biz Spirits Competition held during the Texas Bar & Nightclub Alliance Convention, Embajador Tequila was named Tequila Producer of the Year, capturing a gold medal […]

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Tequila Adventures at The Texas Restaurant Association Market Place

[On June 28 and 29, 2015, San Antonio-based Tequila Aficionado Media was invited to participate with Embajador Tequila at the Texas Restaurant Association Market Place in Dallas.] Texas Restaurant Association Market Place When the call came from Andres Garcia, Embajador Tequila’s sales manager, to accompany him to the state’s largest tradeshow at the Texas Restaurant Association […]

Tequila: It’s the heart and soul of Mexico, and it’s in trouble.

Originally Published May 11, 2003   Tequila has come under enormous pressure in the past decade and it is not faring well in many sectors. By Ian Chadwick Tequila Aficionado Magazine Contributor/Columnist First, it became a victim of its own popularity. As international – particularly American – drinkers turned to tequila as the new “hip […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Aguila Real Tequila Reposado

Mike and Alex taste and discuss Aquila Real Tequila Reposado, a curious flavor profile from Nom 1414.   From Aguila Real Tequila Online: THE BOTTLE AND DESIGN The inspiration behind our uniquely shaped bottle was manifested in our quest to redefine the consumers view of tequila and bring the spirits category the acclamation it merits. […]

Embajador Tequila Premium Reposado Review by Steve Coomes

Premium, the second of three Embajador Tequila offerings can be described as the good middle child of the bunch– Eager to please, never offending, yet losing a tad of its uniqueness sandwiched between its siblings. According to the distiller, it’s rested for eight months in American and French Oak barrels, meaning the final product is a […]