Additives in tequila? I bet you’ve never thought about it. But whether you are for or against additives it’s useful to know how they are used, the rules that govern them, and how to sleuth them out.
Like all the other Alquimia products, this tequila expression is something special. The main reason: although it’s an extra añejo the agave still shines through. Amen for that!
We just can’t stop sipping on this delicious, small batch reposado with notes of cooked agave, vanilla, and butter.
Murillo’s initiative has permeated into neighboring farms as he has taught them the techniques on how to grow not only agave, but avocado, citrus, berries, garlic, and chili peppers among others.
In just eight years on the market, Adolfo Murillo's brand, Alquimia, has won 35 gold medals in international contests, including best in show for its extra añejo.
Other than the oak, what are extra añejo drinkers looking for? Do they still want the presence of agave, or are they hoping that extra time in the barrel will bring more complexity? Or, is it something else entirely? We conducted a blind taste test with 2
The Ultimate Spirits "not like any other competition and doesn’t want to be" Challenge have released their results for 2013.
Best of the Tequila category included “Best Silver” (which also won Best Tequila) for Abreojos; “Best Reposado Tequila” went to Alquimia Organic Reposado Tequila, who also won the “Best Añejo” category for its Alquimia Anejo Tequila; and the “Best Extra-A
One of the newer brands on the market that caught our attention was Tequila Alquimia, an organic tequila made in the highlands of Jalisco. I distinctly remember Grover pulling me aside at the Monterey Tequila & Mezcal Expo and saying, “You need to try the