Posts Tagged ‘tequila’

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 […]

Sipping Off the Cuff | Siempre Tequila Blanco

Visit Siempre Tequila online.  From Siempre Tequila: Fall in love, quit your job and make tequila. That’s what Alex and Monica did. Traditionally crafted in small batches Siempre® Tequila Plata is a unique luxury spirit made with a fusion of single estate 100% Blue Weber Agave from both the highlands and lowlands of Jalisco, Mexico. […]

Sipping Off The Cuff | Cosa Salvaje Tequila Blanco

Mike and Rick taste and discuss Cosa Salvaje Tequila Plata. From the Cosa Salvaje Website: Cosa Salvaje Plata Tequila is bottled fresh from the still. It is an enticing treat with a light to medium-weight body and a spicy, floral set of aromatics. The moment it enters your mouth you will experience a warm wave […]

Sipping Off The Cuff | Pepe Zevada “Z” Tequila Anejo

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Pepe Zevada “Z” Tequila Anejo The Z stands for Pepe Zevada After 35 years travelling the world as an executive in the spirits industry, Pepe Zevada retired to Austin, Texas. However, it did not take him long to get back in the game and he quickly launched Z Tequila. […]

Sipping Off The Cuff | Pepe Zevada “Z” Tequila Blanco

 Mike & Alex taste and discuss Pepe Z Tequila Blanco The Z stands for Pepe Zevada After 35 years travelling the world as an executive in the spirits industry, Pepe Zevada retired to Austin, Texas. However, it did not take him long to get back in the game and he quickly launched Z Tequila. His […]

The Top 20 Craft Tequilas You’ve Overlooked

In early August of 2016, I received an email from USA Today asking me to weigh in on their craft spirits-themed Readers’ Choice contests, and in our case (at press time), the soon-to-be-launched craft tequilas list. I’ll be honest, I dread these lists.  What’s worse is, I dread being asked to participate in compiling them. Let […]