Tequila

Tequila Ciudad Blanco

Tequila Ciudad Blanco Review

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Hey, I’ve got nothing against leering luchadores and dancing skeletons. But it’s refreshing to see the modern approach that Tequila Ciudad has taken in its presentation. The brand, which currently sells its Blanco, Reposado and Anejo varieties in more than…

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Hornitos Cristalino

Hornitos Launches Cristalino Tequila

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The fastest growing segment in the tequila category isn’t blanco, reposado, añejo or even extra-anejo. It’s cristalino. This relatively new product is essentially añejo tequila—aged at least one year in oak barrels—that is filtered through charcoal to remove the color…

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viva xxxii tequila

Viva XXXII Tequila Reviews

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Brush up on your Roman numerals, because there’s a new tequila in town: Viva XXXII. The Los Angeles-based maker receives its spirit from a distillery in Tequila, Mexico, using blue agave harvested from fields owned by Viva XXXII. It currently…

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ghost tequila

Ghost Tequila Review

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I’m old enough to remember a day when if you wanted a hot pepper-infused tequila, you had to infuse the damn tequila with the damn peppers yourself. Oh, the burden. Now, any liquor store worth it’s… well, it’s liquor, likely…

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mediterranean margarita

Mediterranean Margarita Recipe

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This refreshing tequila cocktail comes from Hollywood’s Cleo at the Redbury, where they’ve updated the classic recipe to incorporate some house-made fig-almond syrup for a Mediterranean touch. MEDITERRANEAN MARGARITA 2 oz Don Julio Silver 3/4 oz Lime Juice 1 oz…

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jasmine margarita

Jasmine Margarita Recipe

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This riff on the classic margarita comes from Hollywood’s Cleo at the Redbury. It skips orange liqueur and instead utilizes the bright taste of pomegranate juice. Paired with both lemon and lime juice, you’ve got a tart and refreshing cocktail….

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qui tequila

Qui Tequila Review

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Qui Tequila is a new spirit with the distinction of being the only clear extra anejo tequila. Filtering out the color from aged tequilas isn’t new (just look at Milagro Unico or Maestro Dobel), but in this case, all the…

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santera blanco tequila

Santera Blanco Tequila Review

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Santera is a new tequila that’s distilled and bottled by Destilladora del Valle de Tequila Casa Maestri. The brand is producing a blanco, reposado and anejo from mature blue agave harvested in the northern highlands of Jalisco. The agave hearts…

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best tequilas under 30

The Best Tequilas Under $30

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Even in the midst of a craft tequila boom, the tequila category continues to offer some real bargains with many quality options priced under $30. And in some cases, these value buys are actually better than their more expensive, fancier-packaged…

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