Sipping Off the Cuff | 4 Copas Tequila Anejo

About 4 Copas Añejo: Pure and authentic, the ultimate taste experience. 4 Copas Añejo is aged in American White Oak carefully charred and refined in taste. The Añejo, a crowning achievement, was the special creation of Sebastian Melendrez and his all-star team whose work spanned seven years. In the mouth, it is ever so soft … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | 4 Copas Tequila Reposado

About 4 Copas Reposado: This flavorful selection of 4 Copas takes the artfully crafted product and ages the juices an additional 9 months to enrich and enhance the pure agave flavor cues—so pleasing in the Blanco—to new and surprising levels of taste. The Editors of Wine and Spirits Magazine have specifically called out the Reposado … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | 4 Copas Tequila Blanco

About 4 Copas Blanco: 4 Copas Blanco is at one with its organic agave taste. To experience one is to experience the other. It is the foundation of 4 Copas pure agave taste with all impurities eliminated and none added from source to distillation. To best enjoy while envisioning the farm to distillation and bottling … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Serpiente Emplumada Extra Anejo Tequila

About La Serpiente Emplumada The Feathered Serpent, Quetzalcoatl Legend tells that there was one day when Quetzalcoatl, enraged by seeing how humans worshiped other gods with temples and sacrifices, decided to descend to the underworld and became a human himself in order to teach the people his knowledge. Quetzalcoatl, by stopping one of the sacrifices, … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Serpiente Emplumada Anejo Tequila

About La Serpiente Emplumada The Feathered Serpent, Quetzalcoatl Legend tells that there was one day when Quetzalcoatl, enraged by seeing how humans worshiped other gods with temples and sacrifices, decided to descend to the underworld and became a human himself in order to teach the people his knowledge. Quetzalcoatl, by stopping one of the sacrifices, … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Tequila 512 Blanco

ABOUT TEQUILA 512: SCOTT WILLIS WENT TO JALISCO IN SEARCH OF THE PERFECT ANYTIME TEQUILA. HE RETURNED WITH TEQUILA 512. In Austin, tequila isn’t saved for special occasions. It’s a standard go-to. It’s one of the many things Scott loves about the town he calls home, and why he set out to create a tequila … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Serpiente Emplumada Silver Tequila

About La Serpiente Emplumada The Feathered Serpent, Quetzalcoatl Legend tells that there was one day when Quetzalcoatl, enraged by seeing how humans worshiped other gods with temples and sacrifices, decided to descend to the underworld and became a human himself in order to teach the people his knowledge. Quetzalcoatl, by stopping one of the sacrifices, … Read more

Sipping off the Cuff | Hacienda Mercado Reposado

Mike and Alex taste and discuss Hacienda Mercado Reposado Tequila. 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 are never guaranteed. From Hacienda Mercado  Our product preserves … Read more

20 Reasons Why USA Today’s Craft Tequilas List Failed

Let’s Review… In a previous post, I enumerated my reasons for  dreading my participation in USA Today’s 10 Best Craft Tequila list. In my experience, something inevitably goes awry with these sorts of “listicles,” and it usually starts with the editor. Contrary to the galloping propaganda disseminated by some press releases, there were no additional … Read more

Tequila Marketing Happy Talk

Some well-meaning follower posted on our Facebook page this answer to a press release referring to Espolón tequila… “PSA: “super premium” has no real meaning—it’s marketing happy talk.” While we’re inclined to believe that sneaky marketers have hijacked the word premium and turned it into a buzzword, in all actuality, it is a spirits pricing … Read more