tequila Archive

Evaga Extra Añejo Tequila Aged Four Years

I’m always looking for an interesting new tequila brand I haven’t heard of to try and I recently picked up a bottle of Evaga Extra Anejo in a store in Guanajuato, Mexico. It turns out this one is made in the namesake town of Tequila in Jalisco, the home of Jose Cuervo, Sauza, Orendain, and [&hellip

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Casa Don Ramon Tequila: Beautiful Bottle, Attractive Price

If you find yourself in Mexico, looking at a wall of 100 tequila brands to choose from, you might want to reach for Don Ramon Reposado and save a few bucks. You’ll get a nice 100% blue agave tequila with some heritage, in a bottle that makes it look like it should cost far more [&hellip

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Don Julio 70 Claro Tequila Plays Tricks on Your Senses

Don Julio 70 Claro tequila came out on the company’s 70th anniversary earlier this decade, but it has taken a while for it to spread out through distributors, retailers, and bars. I’ve been seeing it fairly often lately in Mexican supermarkets and hotel lounges though, so I tried it twice this past week to see [&hellip

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Altos Tequila Doesn’t Quite Fly High

Altos Tequila would inspire tequila lovers in the know to naturally think of “Los Altos,” the higher-elevation area of Jalisco state where much of the the most interesting agave is grown and some of the most complex tequila is made. The spirit from this clay soil area tends to have more tastes flitting around the [&hellip

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Drinking Sotol in Chihuahua

If you’re drinking a spirit that tasted like tequila but it’s not tequila, what is it? If it comes from Chihuahua, you’re probably drinking sotol. There are strict regulations on what can and can’t be called tequila and part of that relates to where the agave is grown. (It’s like Champagne or Scotch whiskey.) Once [&hellip

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Memorable Dining Experiences in the Riviera Maya of Mexico

In some parts of the world you leave the resort to get a great meal, but often in the Riviera Maya region of Mexico it’s the opposite. Most of the region’s top chefs are working at the best luxury resorts. The resorts also have the facilities to turn a great meal into a true experience [&hellip

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