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real gusto blanco tequila

Real Gusto Blanco Tequila Review

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Real Gusto is a recently-launched tequila that’s producing three expressions — blanco, reposado and anejo. Though it’s new to the United States market, the origins of Real Gusto date back to 1948. It’s produced in Amacueca, Jalisco, where the entire…

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hornitos black barrel tequila

Hornitos Black Barrel Tequila Review

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Hornitos Black Barrel Tequila is a new offering from the spirits maker, and one that’s billing itself as “whiskey-like.” That’s because the 18-month-aged 100% agave tequila undergoes a maturation process that utilizes heavily toasted oak barrels to impart the caramelized…

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cruz silver tequila

Cruz Silver Tequila Review

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Cruz Tequila is a relatively new operation that got its start in 2005 when three friends in Arizona decided to enter the tequila business. Their distillery is based in the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico, and they produce three 100% blue…

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IXA Organic Tequila Review

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IXA Organic Tequila comes from the Greenbar Collective, those enterprising guys behind TRU Organic Vodka, Fruitlab Liqueurs and Crusoe Organic Spiced Rum. IXA is a silver tequila that begins with fully matured, organically grown agave. It’s slow-baked in clay ovens…

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chinaco tequila

Chinaco Blanco Tequila Review

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Chinaco Tequila hails from Tamaulipas, Mexico. If you thought tequilas only came from Jalisco, well, you’re mostly right. Because most do. But a few regions outside Jalisco, including Tamaulipas, are legally recognized by the Mexican government. This is all thanks…

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avion reserva 44

This Week in Booze

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Tequila Avion, the brand best known for its extended cameo on Entourage and secondarily known for actually tasting good, has announced its newest expression: Reserva 44. This extra anejo tequila is aged for 43 months in oak before moving to a smaller barrel for the final month…read more →

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kah blanco tequila

KAH Blanco Tequila Review

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KAH Tequila has made waves in recent years. Partly because it’s solid, award-winning tequila — it was named the #1 rated blanco tequila by the Beverage Tasting Institute. But also because the spirit line is packaged in ornately painted skulls….

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tequila herradura cognac cask finish

This Week in Booze

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Tequila Herradura Releases Cognac Cask Finish Reposado Herradura just announced the release of its second in a series of limited edition tequilas. First up was the rich and fruity Port Cask Finish Reposado, while this week brings us a Cognac…

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901 reposado tequila

901 Reposado Tequila Review

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901 Tequila is probably best known for its celebrity co-founder, Justin Timberlake. He’s certainly not the first entertainer to back a spirits brand, and that affiliation alone moves bottles off shelves. But we thought we’d take it for a spin…

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