Posts Tagged ‘tequila’

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 […]

Sipping off the Cuff | Muchote Tequila Reposado

Rick Levy and Mike Morales melt into gushing fanboys over Muchote Tequila Reposado. From the Website:  Muchote Reposado Premium Tequila, is made by Feliciano Vivanco y Asociados, in Los Altos, Arandas, Jalisco, Mexico. The Vivanco family have been agaveros, growing agave for five generations. The Vivanco 800 acre Los Altos farms are known for rich […]

Sipping off the Cuff | Giggling Marlin Tequila Reposado

Find Giggling Marlin Online JUST A LITTLE HISTORY ABOUT GIGGLING MARLIN… The oldest and original bar in Cabo San Lucas. The title “World Famous” is justified from the global activity and clientele that Cabo San Lucas see’s as it is known as a destination hot spot for vacationers. Patrons from all over the world have […]

Sipping off the Cuff | Pasote Tequila Anejo

Tasting Notes Añejo: Flavor of roasted agave for a harmonious aroma of vanilla and sweet coconut. The palate is decadently rich and velvety smooth, tasting predominantly of roasted oranges and cinnamon due to the long aging period. The finish is long, warm, toasty and sweet, but the agave always shines through in this bottle. About […]

Sipping off the Cuff | Pasote Tequila Reposado

Tasting Notes Reposado: Delicate, fruit-forward fragrance of peach and licorice, leading to a warming palate of peppered pineapple and vanilla. The finish is sweet, clean, and spritzed with a hint of pink grapefruit. About Pasote Newly released and handcrafted by the scion of a family that has been distilling tequila since the early 19th century, […]

Sipping off the Cuff | Pasote Tequila Blanco

Tasting Notes Blanco: Marked by an herbaceous aroma of perfectly roasted agave, similar to celery root and lime. With an exquisitely soft mouthfeel, the palate opens with zesty citrus leading to a combination of salt, jicama, and taro root. The finish is long, clean, and ever so slightly prickly with white pepper. A minerality derived […]

Mike Morales’ Puerco Pibil Recipe with Soltado Tequila

[Soltado Tequila was a paid sponsor of the Tequila Aficionado Heartland Tour and paid a nominal fee to be mentioned here and on our networks as we saw fit.  In the interest of full disclosure, we didn’t want to love Soltado but we do.  It makes an amazing Puerco Pibil.]  Sharing this recipe could get […]

Sipping off the Cuff | Nocaut Reserva Tequila Reposado

Mike Morales and Rick Levy taste and discuss Nocaut Reserva Tequila Reposado. Tequila Aficionado Reviews Nocaut Reserva Tequila Reposado. Click To Tweet From the Nocaut Reserva Website: Carefully handcrafted from the arid, fertile fields of Amatitan, Jalisco by one of the premier tequila producers, TEQUILA SELECTO DE AMATITAN (NOM 1459) our tequila has won triple gold […]

Sipping Off the Cuff | Tragos Amargos Tequila Blanco

Visit Tragos Amargos Tequila Online In 2010 Jaime Juarez coming from 20 years in wholesale goods and Roberto Isais, with 20 years in logistics and relationships with reputable distilleries in the heart of Jalisco Mexico, decided to team up and had a vision of sourcing out the best quality spirits Mexico has to offer in Tequila . […]

Sipping Off the Cuff | El Consuelo Tequila Blanco

El Consuelo Organic Tequila Blanco El Consuelo’s Story: El Consuelo Tequilas sources its 100% organic agave from the Los Altos highlands in the Tequila region of Mexico. Because of the unique climatic characteristics and the air & soil, this area is well known for producing larger, fruitier agave, ideal for tequila. This organic agave ensures […]