Sipping Off the Cuff | Escorpion Mezcal Arroqueno Silver

Welcome to Escorpion Week on Tequila Aficionado! We have the full rundown on the entire Escorpion Mezcal collection for you.       From the newly improved Scorpion Website: Escorpion Mezcal Varietals Small Batch, Copper Pot, limited and rare editions Arroqueño (Agave Americano) Silver and Añejo 40% ABV The Silver version has a lightweight body and a … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Escorpion Mezcal Barril Silver

Welcome to Escorpion Week on Tequila Aficionado! We have the full rundown on the entire Escorpion Mezcal collection for you.     From the newly improved Scorpion Website: Escorpion Mezcal Varietals Small Batch, Copper Pot, limited and rare editions Arroqueño (Agave Americano) Silver and Añejo 40% ABV The Silver version has a lightweight body and a wafting … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | El Consuelo Reposado [Transcript]

Watch the full video review.   MIKE: Hi, I´m MIKE Morales. You are watching Sipping Off the Cuff on Tequila Aficionado dot com, part of Tequila Aficionado Media. I´m here in San Antonio, that gentleman out there is…   RICK: RICK Levy in San Diego.   MIKE: And RICK, tonight we have the complete set … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Sweet Poison Tequila Blanco

In this episode of Sipping Off the Cuff, Mike Morales and Rebekah Sager taste and discuss Sweet Poison Tequila Blanco. From the website: 100% agave tequilana weber. Made with hand crafted processes under the supervision of tequila experts, that have been elaborating this tequila for over 77 years. This representative product of Mexico, has won … Read more

Tequila Trends in the First Half of 2017

Now that the first quarter of 2017 is in the books and we are well into spring and summer margarita season, here’s what were noticing at Tequila Aficionado Media Headquarters. The Hits Just Keep on Coming! Don’t new #tequila brands know there’s an agave crisis? Click To Tweet As we pointed out in The Agave … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Armero Tequila Third Flight: Light, Medium and Full Toast Barrels

Armero’s “The Classic” is put into a combination of light, medium and full toast used American oak bourbon barrels to create “The Supreme” reposado, “Ultra” (twice distilled, clear/straw bottle, gold cap) in 9 months, and “The Luxury” reposado (twice distilled, black bottle, gold cap) in 11 months. https://www.armerotequila.com/ FTC Disclaimer: All samples are received free … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Armero Tequila Second Flight

Armero’s “The Classic” is put into a combination of light and medium toast used (bourbon) American oak to create “The Evolution” reposado (twice distilled, green camo bottle) in 6 months and “The Perfection” añejo (twice distilled, black camo bottle) in 18 months. https://www.armerotequila.com/ FTC Disclaimer: All samples are received free of charge but no payment … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Armero Tequila First Flight – Blancos

We were told “The Classic” (twice distilled, gray camo) is the base of all of the Armero expressions, so we began there. Then it branches in two directions—more distillation vs. aging. “The Extreme” (4 times distilled, gray bottle, black cap) takes “The Classic” through the still two more times. The Silver “The Exclusive” (twice distilled, … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Understanding Armero Tequilas 7 Expressions

We discuss the packaging/branding and Rick Levy describes the crazy combination of expressions in the Armero Tequila Line.   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 … Read more

Armero Tequila Week Preview

Armero Tequila Seven expressions? What can this mean? What evil magic is at work here?! It can be overwhelming to see so many expressions of one tequila and, truth be told, we were a bit overwhelmed when we unpacked the samples of Armero Tequila. But we’re always ready for a tequila related challenge and have … Read more