2016 Brands of Promise

2016 Brands of Promise Nominees

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Blanco Nominees

  • Tequila Aficionado 2016 Brands of Promise Nominees http://tequilaaficionado.com/2016-brands-of-promise/Alicantes (only; very artisanal)
  • Tequila 21
  • AquaRiva
  • Santera
  • Pepe Zevada
  • Tres 888
  • Siempre
  • Nocaut Reserva
  • DesMaDre
  • Giggling Marlin
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Hacienda Mercado

 

Legacy Blanco Nominees

  • ArteNOM 1580 (only)
  • ArteNOM 1579 (only)

 

Legacy High Proof Nominee

  • Herradura Colección de la Casa (Directo del Alambique Blanco; 110 proof, 55%ABV)

 

Reposado Nominees

  • Tequila 21 [NOM 1414]
  • AquaRiva
  • Santera
  • Pepe Zevada
  • Tres 888
  • Nocaut Reserva
  • DesMaDre
  • Giggling Marlin
  • Muchoté [NOM 1414]
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Hacienda Mercado

 

Reposado Reserva (Blend) Nominee

  • Don Lorenzo Reposado Reserva (1st batch, NOM 1445)

 

Legacy Reposado Nominees

  • ArteNOM 1414 (only)
  • Muchoté [NOM 1414]

 

Añejo Nominees

  • Montejima (only)
  • Pepe Zevada
  • Tres 888
  • Tragos Amargos
  • DesMaDre
  • Tequila 512 (only)
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Hacienda Mercado

 

Extra Añejo Nominee

  • Pepe Zevada Gran Reserva

 

Organic Tequila Nominee

  • El Consuelo (blanco only)

 

Value Tequila Nominees

  • Muchoté (reposado)
  • Tequila 512 (añejo)

 

Infused Tequila Nominee

  • Soltado añejo (infused with serrano peppers and cinnamon; 40% ABV, 80 proof)

 

Tequila Liqueur Nominee

  • Peligroso Cinnamon (42% Alex; 35% Mike)

Ready-To-Drink Cocktails

  • JLP Craft Margaritas, Pomegranate Margarita
  • JLP Craft Margarita, Strawberry Margarita

 

Tequila Packaging Nominees

  • Tequila 21
  • Alicantes
  • Cosa Salvaje
  • Tres 888
  • Tragos Amargos
  • Siempre
  • Nocaut Reserva
  • DesMaDre
  • Giggling Marlin
  • Tequila 512
  • Frida Kahlo

 

Mezcal Joven Nominees

  • Santo Diablo (Espadin; 90 proof, 45% ABV)
  • Legendario Domingo (Espadin; 96 proof, 48% ABV)

 

Mezcal Legacy Nominee

  • Scorpion Mezcal Variety Pack (barril, blue agave, espadín, tobala; 40% ABV, 80 proof; joven)

 

Legacy Gateway Mezcal XA Nominee

  • Scorpion 5 year XA (French oak; 40% ABV, 80 proof)

 

Mezcal Packaging Nominees

  • Legendario Domingo
  • Santo Diablo
  • Estancia (Raicilla)
  • Los Osuna (Blue Agave Spirit)
  • Por Siempre (sotol)

 

Blue Agave Spirit Nominee

  • Los Osuna (blanco, reposado, añejo; 80 proof, 40% ABV)

 

Agave Wine Nominee

  • Nectar Blends

Sotol Nominee

  • Sotol Por Siempre (unaged, 45% ABV; 90 proof)

 

Raicilla Nominee

  • Estancia (unaged, 40% ABV; 80 proof)

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