Posts Tagged ‘tequila reviews’

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 […]

Tequila Aficionado Media Announces the 2015 Brands Of Promise Award Winners!

Honors Bestowed During LIVE Blab Webcast For Immediate Release! March 14, 2016, San Antonio, TX—Tequila Aficionado Media’s Third Annual 2015 Brands Of Promise© Awards were broadcast LIVE on Blab in Tequila, Mezcal and other assorted agave-related categories. See the full list of medal recipients here. @TequilaAficion Announces #2015BOP Medal Winners! Click To Tweet Among the […]

Sipping off the Cuff: Epoca Dorada Tequila Anejo

In this episode of Tequila Aficionado’s Sipping off the Cuff, Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Epoca Dorada Tequila Anejo. Sipping Off The Cuff™ Sipping Off The Cuff™ began as an audio podcast in 2006 and is Tequila Aficionado’s first and longest running tequila review program.  It is broadcast on YouTube and TequilaAficionado.com. If […]

Sipping off the Cuff: Epoca Dorada Tequila Reposado

In this episode of Tequila Aficionado’s Sipping off the Cuff, Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Epoca Dorada Tequila Reposado. Sipping Off The Cuff™ Sipping Off The Cuff™ began as an audio podcast in 2006 and is Tequila Aficionado’s first and longest running tequila review program.  It is broadcast on YouTube and TequilaAficionado.com. If […]

Sipping off the Cuff: Epoca Dorada Tequila Blanco

In this episode of Tequila Aficionado’s Sipping off the Cuff, Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Epoca Dorada Tequila Blanco. Sipping Off The Cuff™ Sipping Off The Cuff™ began as an audio podcast in 2006 and is Tequila Aficionado’s first and longest running tequila review program.  It is broadcast on YouTube and TequilaAficionado.com. If […]

Embajador Tequila Supreme Añejo Review by Steve Coomes

Compared to its siblings, Embajador Supreme Añejo is a big, big brother.  Rested for 18 months—a full 10 months longer than its Premium Reposado—Supreme is a veritable post-grad student compared to its primary school brothers. Yet, for all that age its color is surprisingly pale gold.  Not that color determines everything, but 18 months is […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Whispering Eye Reposado

Tequila Aficionado’s Alexander Perez and M.A. “Mike” Morales taste and discuss Whispering Eye Tequila Reposado and nominate it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Find Whispering Eye Tequila online here. Mexico – 100% blue agave tequila produced by gravity fed distillation and rested in white oak casks for 4 months. The palate is sweet […]

Sipping Off the Cuff: Espolon Anejo

Espolon Anejo – Finished in Bourbon Barrels Tequila Aficionado’s Alexander Perez and Mike Morales taste and discuss the new Espolon Anejo presented by Campari and explain why they feel it deserves to be nominated as a 2014 Brand of Promise.     Find Espolon Tequila online at www.tequilaespolon.com. Follow them on Facebook – Twitter – […]

A Truckload of Agave – Agave Spirits, That Is

Agave Spirits Everywhere!     If you’ve been following Tequila Aficionado Media closely, you may have noticed a lull in the weekly Sipping Off The Cuff ™  episodes that traditionally have aired every Friday. As you may know, every tequila, mezcal or sotol label that submits samples for Sipping Off The Cuff ™ is automatically entered into our ground-breaking […]