2016 Brands of Promise Nominee Playlist

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2016 Brands of Promise Nominee List

2016 Brands of Promise Nominees

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)

 

 

2015 Brands of Promise Nominees: Blanco Tequila

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See the 2015 Brands of Promise Nominees in the Blanco Tequila category and let us know if you agree with our nominations.

 

Who would you vote for?  Leave a comment and let us know.

Don’t Miss It:

LIVE 2015 Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Award Show

We’ll be presenting our 3rd Annual Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Awards LIVE on Blab.im on March 14, 2016!  If you don’t want to go all the way to Blab.im, just tune in to www.TequilaAficionado.com on the evening of March 14th and you can watch all the action there.  We’ll have the live feed set up, so bring your favorite nominee for sipping and enjoy the show!

See the red carpet pre-show with Mike & Lisa at 7pm CDT and then join Mike, Lisa and Alex for the award presentations beginning at 8pm CDT (Don’t forget to spring your clocks forward on Sunday, March 13.)

 

 

2015 Brands of Promise Nominees: Reposado Tequila

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See our 2015 Brands of Promise Nominees in the Reposado Tequila category and whether you agree with our findings.

 

Who would you vote for?  Leave a comment and let us know.

Don’t Miss It:

LIVE 2015 Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Award Show

We’ll be presenting our 3rd Annual Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Awards LIVE on Blab.im on March 14, 2016!  If you don’t want to go all the way to Blab.im, just tune in to www.TequilaAficionado.com on the evening of March 14th and you can watch all the action there.  We’ll have the live feed set up, so bring your favorite nominee for sipping and enjoy the show!

See the red carpet pre-show with Mike & Lisa at 7pm CDT and then join Mike, Lisa and Alex for the award presentations beginning at 8pm CDT (Don’t forget to spring your clocks forward on Sunday, March 13.)

 

 

2015 Brands of Promise Nominees: Anejo Tequila

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Who would you vote for?  Leave a comment and let us know.

Don’t Miss It:

LIVE 2015 Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Award Show

We’ll be presenting our 3rd Annual Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Awards LIVE on Blab.im on March 14, 2016!  If you don’t want to go all the way to Blab.im, just tune in to www.TequilaAficionado.com on the evening of March 14th and you can watch all the action there.  We’ll have the live feed set up, so bring your favorite nominee for sipping and enjoy the show!

See the red carpet pre-show with Mike & Lisa at 7pm CDT and then join Mike, Lisa and Alex for the award presentations beginning at 8pm CDT (Don’t forget to spring your clocks forward on Sunday, March 13.)

 

 

2015 Brands of Promise Nominees: Extra Anejo Tequila

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See the 2015 Brands of Promise Nominees for Extra Anejo Tequila and what we thought of each.

 

 

 

Who would you vote for?  Leave a comment and let us know.

Don’t Miss It:

LIVE 2015 Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Award Show

We’ll be presenting our 3rd Annual Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Awards LIVE on Blab.im on March 14, 2016!  If you don’t want to go all the way to Blab.im, just tune in to www.TequilaAficionado.com on the evening of March 14th and you can watch all the action there.  We’ll have the live feed set up, so bring your favorite nominee for sipping and enjoy the show!

See the red carpet pre-show with Mike & Lisa at 7pm CDT and then join Mike, Lisa and Alex for the award presentations beginning at 8pm CDT (Don’t forget to spring your clocks forward on Sunday, March 13.)

 

 

2015 Brands of Promise Nominees: Mezcal

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See the 2015 Nominees for Brands of Promise in the Mezcal category and what we thought of them.

 

 

Who would you vote for?  Leave a comment and let us know.

Don’t Miss It:

LIVE 2015 Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Award Show

We’ll be presenting our 3rd Annual Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Awards LIVE on Blab.im on March 14, 2016!  If you don’t want to go all the way to Blab.im, just tune in to www.TequilaAficionado.com on the evening of March 14th and you can watch all the action there.  We’ll have the live feed set up, so bring your favorite nominee for sipping and enjoy the show!

See the red carpet pre-show with Mike & Lisa at 7pm CDT and then join Mike, Lisa and Alex for the award presentations beginning at 8pm CDT (Don’t forget to spring your clocks forward on Sunday, March 13.)

 

 

2015 Brands of Promise Nominees: Packaging

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Who would you vote for?  Leave a comment and let us know.

Don’t Miss It:

LIVE 2015 Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Award Show

We’ll be presenting our 3rd Annual Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Awards LIVE on Blab.im on March 14, 2016!  If you don’t want to go all the way to Blab.im, just tune in to www.TequilaAficionado.com on the evening of March 14th and you can watch all the action there.  We’ll have the live feed set up, so bring your favorite nominee for sipping and enjoy the show!

See the red carpet pre-show with Mike & Lisa at 7pm CDT and then join Mike, Lisa and Alex for the award presentations beginning at 8pm CDT (Don’t forget to spring your clocks forward on Sunday, March 13.)