Posts Tagged ‘tequila review’

Sipping off the Cuff | Hacienda Mercado Reposado

Mike and Alex taste and discuss Hacienda Mercado Reposado Tequila. FTC Disclaimer: All samples are received free of charge but no payment is accepted by Tequila Aficionado or its agents for reviews. All reviews are the opinions of those participating in the tasting and positive reviews are never guaranteed. From Hacienda Mercado  Our product preserves […]

20 Reasons Why USA Today’s Craft Tequilas List Failed

Let’s Review… In a previous post, I enumerated my reasons for  dreading my participation in USA Today’s 10 Best Craft Tequila list. In my experience, something inevitably goes awry with these sorts of “listicles,” and it usually starts with the editor. Contrary to the galloping propaganda disseminated by some press releases, there were no additional […]

Tequila Marketing Happy Talk

Some well-meaning follower posted on our Facebook page this answer to a press release referring to Espolón tequila… “PSA: “super premium” has no real meaning—it’s marketing happy talk.” While we’re inclined to believe that sneaky marketers have hijacked the word premium and turned it into a buzzword, in all actuality, it is a spirits pricing […]

Sipping off the Cuff: Cabrito Tequila Blanco

Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Cabrito Tequila Blanco and why we should never hate the goat. Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Cabrito Tequila Blanco and why we should never hate… Click To Tweet

Embajador Tequila Platinum Blanco Review by Steve Coomes

Note to all tequila distillers… I love it when, along with your generous review bottles, you supply a story of how your tequila is made. The makers of Embajador tequila did this by sending a simple folder with a few laser-printed pages that told a brief but helpful story about its goods. And they are […]

Tequila Ocho Single Barrel Anejo Review

You only turn 50 once, so why not celebrate? That was my logic last fall when I bought a bottle of Tequila Ocho Single Barrel Anejo (NOM 1474). I don’t commonly spend $78 for spirits, but, hey, it was a special occasion made extraordinary by this smart splurge. Some reviewers tend to gush over new […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Fubar Tequila

Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss the latest nominee for the 2014 Brands of Promise awards, Fubar Tequila. We apologize for our video being FUBAR. Mike & Alex nominate Fubar #Tequila @fubargeorge for the 2014 Brands of Promise awards Click To Tweet   The tequila wasn’t Fubar, but our video was. Share our […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Trianon Tequila Anejo

Tequila Aficionado’s Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Trianon Tequila Anejo and explain why they’ve nominated it as a 2014 Brand of Promise. “If you’re looking for a tequila with personality and depth, look no further than Trianon Tequila.  This is an unabashedly unadulterated, old school tequila for true tequila lovers.” ~Lisa Pietsch, Tequila […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Tequila Trianon Blanco

Trianon Blanco Tequila Aficionado’s Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Trianon Tequila Blanco and explain why they’ve nominated it as a 2014 Brand of Promise. Mike & Alex review @TequilaTrianon, a 2014 Brand of Promise Nominee #tequila Click To Tweet Mike Morales says “This is O.G. Tequila!” ~Trianon Blanco Tequila Click To Tweet […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Demetrio Tequila Reposado

Alexander Perez and M.A. “Mike” Morales taste and discuss Demetrio tequila reposado and explain why they nominated it as a 2014 Brands of Promise contender. Find Demetrio online on their website and Facebook. Demetrio Tequila Reposado – a 2014 Brands of Promise Nominee @DemetrioTequila Click To Tweet Sipping Off The Cuff: Demetrio Tequila Reposado Review […]