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 | 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

Sipping off the Cuff | Alderete Tequila Anejo

From the Alderete Tequila Website: It is well documented that the best agave in the world come from “Los Altos de Jalisco” or “the Highlands of Jalisco.” It is in this region, some 7,200 feet above sea level, that Tequila Alderete takes great pride in growing the best Blue Weber Agave in world. Because of … Read more

Sipping off the Cuff | Alderete Tequila Reposado

From the Alderete Tequila Website: It is well documented that the best agave in the world come from “Los Altos de Jalisco” or “the Highlands of Jalisco.” It is in this region, some 7,200 feet above sea level, that Tequila Alderete takes great pride in growing the best Blue Weber Agave in world. Because of … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Alderete Tequila Blanco

From the Alderete Tequila Website: It is well documented that the best agave in the world come from “Los Altos de Jalisco” or “the Highlands of Jalisco.” It is in this region, some 7,200 feet above sea level, that Tequila Alderete takes great pride in growing the best Blue Weber Agave in world. Because of … Read more

Sipping off the Cuff | Dos Almas Reposado Tequila Cinnamon Liqueur

From the Dos Almas Website: Before reading the details of each of our products we believe it is worth showing you the intricate attention to the details of our very first harvest and production. These are notes of the entire process taken by Emilio De Soto. He wrote the notes in Spanish with only a … Read more

Take Cinco de Mayo Over The Top with Allaire Privee

Award-winning Miami Mixologist Josue Gonzalez from DÔA Miami Beach (2000 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach) has created an over-the-top luxury margarita specifically for those looking to take their Cinco de Mayo to the next level:  $750 for one, $1000 for the pair, $2500 for table service.   The Allaire Royal Gold Margarita at DÔA features premium Allaire Collection Privée Tequila, a relatively new … Read more

Be a Barbeque Hero with Del Bravo Tequilas

Be a barbeque hero this summer with these great recipes using Del Bravo’s tequilas – prepare at home or bring them to your next family or work event to really impress! The true beauty of all of the selected recipes below is that they can all be prepared the night before a big barbeque event … Read more

New Tequila Aficionado Podcast

Take Your Tequila (Podcast) With You Just as you realize we aren’t sitting around all day drinking tequila (no, really, we aren’t), we realize you’re on the go too and that means you want to take your Tequila Aficionado Media with you.  That’s why we’re bringing back the podcast! We’ve been knocking ourselves out over … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Don Pilar Tequila Extra Anejo

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 the Don Pilar website 40 MONTHS OF DOUBLE-CASK AGING Don Pilar’s Extra Añejo is aged … Read more