De la Tierre Maple Tequila Review

From the De La Tierre Website:

The story is simple, It all started out with an epiphany that hit Troy Bilodeau January 31st 2010.

A then long time friend Wayne Rezunyk and Troy put their heads together and started testing that day, this was followed with a little research (tasting) okay okay a lot of research, then they agreed that they maybe on to something. Countless hours of, testing and researching and the duo came up with what is now “De la Tierre” Maple Liqueur Tequila. With a lot of effort, belief, luck and unquenchable desire to make this spirit a true blend of Canadian and Mexican taste at their finest, “De la Tierre” Maple Liqueur Tequila was born !

Extensive “testing and researching” later and partnering with Ralph Berezan who had the same desire and vision, we are now able to offer a unique flavored Tequila, the only Canadian Maple flavored Reposado currently on the world market. The name De la Tierre is slang in Spanish for “from the Earth or of the Earth” as both the Canadian Maple tree and the Mexican Agave plant are grown in the Earth.

No longer just for our friends and family, you are invited to enjoy this very special blend of spices, 100% pure Canadian maple syrup, mixed with a gold medal winning 100% Blue agave Reposado Tequila from Mexico. “De la Tierre” Maple Liqueur Tequila will be available for the enjoyment of all.

We hope you enjoy the plethora of tastes that this flavored Tequila has to offer!

About De La Tierre Maple Liqueur Tequila

We use an awarded Reposado Tequila as our base. This is a Highlands Tequila also know as from ‘Los Altos’. We also use pure maple syrup from the largest producer in the world, Citadelle Co-Operatives in Plessesville, Quebec, and pure cinnamon oil from Sri Lanka. While all ingredients are organic and gluten free we do not claim the ‘finished product’ as organic, as it is a lengthy process to receive official ‘organic’ designation in the US market. We have 2 names, Maple Liqueur Tequila in Canada, and Maple Cinnamon Liqueur in the US. This needed to be done for approval in each country for the trade name and ultimately to appease the Tequila Regulatory Council in Mexico (Mexican Federal Government). The Tequila Regulatory Council has complete control over the word ‘Tequila’ world wide under Appellations of Origin. This is the same reason it is called ‘Champagne’ in France and sparkling wine for all other countries.

We purchase our glass from a Mexican manufacturer and only ship in labels, maple, and cinnamon. The distillery mixes our formula and ‘Hand labels’ our finished product for outbound shipping.

A little side note, flavouring of Tequila has only been allowed since 2009 and we began in 2010.

We received a 2011 silver medal at San Francisco World Spirits Competition in March of that year. We put the first bottles produced on a shelf in BC at the end of August 2011, only 5 months later – not a bad start for us! We then received a bronze medal for the 2013 Brand of Promise from Tequila Aficionado in Texas followed by a bronze medal for 2014 Spirits of Mexico Competition in San Diego.

Currently selling in British Columbia, Alberta, and Texas! We’re expecting many more areas to come, stay tuned!

Tequila Aficionado | Open Bar 14 | De La Tierre Maple Tequila Liqueur

Tequila Aficionado’s Open Bar

maple liqueurEach Monday evening at 7pm Central, we have one new guest on our live show, Open Bar.  This week’s guest was Wayne Rezunyk of award winning De La Tierre Maple Tequila Liqueur.

We use the Blab.im platform for these Open Bar shows. Blab is easy to use, more interactive than a phone call, but just as easy to participate in.

De La Tierre Maple Tequila Liqueur

De La Tierre TequilaMaple Cinnamon Truffles, maple tequilaThe story is simple, It all started out with an epiphany that hit Troy Bilodeau January 31st 2010.

A then long time friend Wayne Rezunyk and Troy put their heads together and started testing that day, this was followed with a little research (tasting) okay okay a lot of research, then they agreed that they maybe on to something. Countless hours of, testing and researching and the duo came up with what is now “De la Tierre” Canadian Maple Tequila. With a lot of effort, belief, luck and unquenchable desire to make this spirit a true blend of Canadian and Mexican taste at their finest, “De la Tierre” Canadian Maple Tequila was born !

maple tequila scones recipeExtensive “testing and researching” later and partnering with Ralph Berezan who had the same desire and vision, we are now able to offer a unique flavored Tequila, the only Canadian Maple flavored Reposado currently on the world market. The name De la Tierre is slang in Spanish for “from the Earth or of the Earth” as both the Canadian Maple tree and the Mexican Agave plant are grown in the Earth.

No longer just for our friends and family, you are invited to enjoy this very special blend of spices, 100% pure Canadian maple syrup, mixed with a gold medal winning 100% Blue agave Reposado Tequila from Mexico. “De la Tierre” Canadian Maple Tequila will be available for the enjoyment of all.

We hope you enjoy the plethora of tastes that this flavored Tequila has to offer!

Find De La Tierre online at: http://www.canadianmapletequila.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MapleTequila/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MapleTequila

El Viejito

El Viejito is a classic Mexicano tequila company, claiming roots back to 1937.

The distillery is located in the town of Atotonilco, approximately 98 km (60 miles) from Guadalajara, in the “Highlands” of the State of Jalisco in Mexico. This region is recognized, among other things, for having the best soil, climate, water and altitude to grow Agave plants and of course for the quality of the tequilas produced in this region.

All of El Viejito’s 100% blue agave tequilas show moderate to macho agave intensity and flavor, with pepper and citrus as secondary notes. High quality water, ripe agave and lots of experience combine to produce the premium tequila they have been making since 1937.

“El Viejito” was one of the founders of the Tequila Regulatory Council in 1994.

Find El Viejito online at: http://www.tequilaviejito.com/

De La Tierre Maple Tequila Scones Recipe

 The Tequila Test Kitchen is Always Open

We do a lot more cooking with tequila than we actually let on and it seems we should be sharing a lot more of our recipes with you. A few brands, like De La Tierre Maple Cinnamon Tequila and Diva Tequila, have opted in to our Tequila Test Kitchen Program so we’ve done quite a few fun cooking projects with them.  If you’d like to get your brand in on the Tequila Test Kitchen fun, especially now when we’re gearing up for summer barbeques, ceviches and granitas, email Recipes@TequilaAficionado.com and we’ll tell you how to get started!

De La Tierre Maple Cinnamon Tequila Liqueur makes a wonderful scone for brunch pairing or cocktail hour. Get the recipe at www.TequilaAficionado.com de la tierre, maple tequila, maple, cinnamon, raisin, scones, tequila scones

Yesterday, we made delicious scones with De La Tierre’s Maple Cinnamon Tequila.

Here’s the recipe:

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  • 3 Cups Flour
  • 2T Baking Powder (omit if using self-rising flour)
  • 1/2t Salt
  • 1 C Sugar (we use a non-calorie sweetener made with Stevia)
  • 1/2 C Butter (Softened)
  • 2T Coconut Oil
  • 1 C Raisins
  • 1t Cinnamon
  • 1/4 C De La Tierre Maple Tequila
  • 1 1/2 C Milk

de la tierre, maple tequila, maple, cinnamon, raisin, scones, tequila sconesMix all ingredients together well, then turn onto well-floured surface.

Fold several times, then pat to about one inch thick.  Use a large biscuit cutter to cut scones and then place on greased baking sheet.  (Makes 13)

Bake at 400 for 25 minutes.

Remove from oven, brush with additional tequila or melted butter and enjoy!

*Serving suggestion: Cut them open while hot and slather fresh maple butter on each piece.  Enjoy with a generous pour of Maple Cinnamon Tequila.

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De La Tierre Maple Cinnamon Tequila Liqueur makes a wonderful scone for brunch pairing or cocktail hour. Get the recipe at www.TequilaAficionado.com

 

Holiday Recipe: Maple Liqueur Tequila Pumpkin Pie

 

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de la tierre maple cinnamon liqueurWhen I tried De La Tierre Maple Liqueur Tequila, I was impressed with the natural maple flavor that took me back to my childhood and tapping maple trees in Maine.  (Click on the QR code to the right to read my review.)

Ever since then, I’ve been anxious to try cooking some favorite desserts with it, like Pumpkin Pie and Crepes Suzette.  I recently tried the Pumpkin Pie and it was amazing.  In case you’re looking for a good gluten-free, sugar-free recipe for Thanksgiving or just a tasty winter treat, give this one a try.  You won’t be disappointed!

De La Tierre Maple Liqueur Tequila Pumpkin Pie

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Combine the following ingredients in a large mixing bowl:
1 Cup nonfat dry milk powder

1.5 cups Splenda

2 teaspoons Saigon Cinnamon

1 teaspoon Salt

1 teaspoon Ginger

1/2 teaspoon Ground Cloves

1/4 Cup De La Tierre Maple Cinnamon Liqueur

2 Cups water

4 Eggs

1 (28 ounce) can pumpkin (about 2 cups)
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Spray an 11″x7″ glass baking dish with non-stick spray.

Pour mixture into baking dish.

Bake 15 min at 425 and then 50 min longer at 350.
Cool to room temperature, then cover and place in refrigerator to set overnight.

Serving suggestion: We cut it into squares and served it with Vanilla Cool Whip and a glass of De La Tierre Maple Liqueur Tequila on the side.

Bon appetit!

 

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“The maple trees of the north and the agave from the south have French kissed while dancing the Salsa.”

Lisa Pietsch (Quebecois, hockey and tequila lover) reviews her first taste of De La Tierre Maple Cinnamon Liqueur (Reposado tequila with real Canadian Maple Syrup added).

Read her full review by clicking here.

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