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Arette

Jalisco (Los Valles)
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Bryce Taylor
Tequila Phenom
360 ratings

ADLS Arette Gran Clase Extra Anejo 46%ABV - 92 Proof This is a single barrel picked by Steven from Austin Dead Liver Society and sold at Tejas Liquor #3 This XA has a very aromatic and fruity nose. The cooked agave is detectable but the stone fruits jump out of the glass. The 92 proof seems to be accentuating these aromas. I also detect some light sage, orange rind and faint chocolate. There’s a light floral note that dances with the heavier fruity notes. It’s a fun nose. On the palate I get the cooked agave and then some orange bitters and barrels spices kick in. There’s a very pleasant sweetness coming from the cooked agave and some nice cinnamon and clove notes coming from the barrels. It’s slightly dry on the palate but full of flavor. The higher proof keeps the flavors intense without it being overbearing. There’s a subtle spiciness on the finish that helps the flavors lingers. The spiciness is akin to a roasted jalapeno/ chipotle pepper. There’s an earthiness to the spiciness. Overall this is a fun and tasty XA. I’m not aware of how long it was aged but it’s going for approximately 190 dollars.

Bryce Taylor
Tequila Phenom
360 ratings

ADLS Arette Artesanal Suave Repo 46%ABV - 92 Proof This is a single barrel picked by Steven from Austin Dead Liver Society and sold at Tejas Liquor #3 On the nose I get a very pleasant scent of sweet caramelized agave. There’s a faint vegetal and earthy note hiding behind the cooked agave. The barrel notes are light. There’s just a hint of white oak and some natural vanilla. I don’t know how long this reposado was aged but it has a light clean nose. I don’t detect any alcohol vapors but I did let this pour rest a while in my Stolzle Jarrito tasting glass. This is a nice reposado. The cooked agave is up front and it had a nice caramelized agave sweetness along with some caramel and light cinnamon notes from the barrel. Im guessing that this Repo is aged 6 months or less and the barrels have probably been used for a few batches already. The barrels do make an impact but they don’t overpower the agave which should always be a prominent flavor. The proof allows the flavors to be bold and it adds some nice white pepper heat on the finish. This sip lingers and the flavors build from sip to sip. It’s balanced and I’d summarize it as sweet heat. The agave and proof work well together. This is approximately 65 dollars.

Rob Gerard
Tequila Savant
248 ratings

Blind rating: 1/31/2024 score of 89 Aroma: minerality right from the jump followed by a small amount of ethanol. Hints of pear, thyme, anise, clove, and cinnamon. Flavor: lots of cooked agave sweetness followed immediately by minerality and earthiness. There’s a wet cement sharpness to it with an almost watered down grape-like flavor right behind it. Finish is medium-long in length. With a citrus like sweetness and chili pepper type heat that slightly warms the lower chest.

Zach Apostoleris
Tequila Ninja
134 ratings

Zach Apostoleris
Tequila Ninja
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Mike Eddins
Tequila Phenom
355 ratings

ChristineH Tequila.Diva
Tequila Badass
448 ratings

tasted small sample at NW liquors Monroe. it was good, just a little mild on nose and palate

ChristineH Tequila.Diva
Tequila Badass
448 ratings

tasted small sample at NW liquors Monroe. it was good, just a little mild on nose and palate

John Mehrkens (@jmehrk35)
Tequila Phenom
364 ratings

Warming initial nasal impact. Aroma leads with cooked agave and golden raisins soaked in whisky (not sweet bourbon). Slightly bitter note on first sip and somewhat watery on the initial mouthfeel. Cooked agave, golden raisin, cinnamon, baking spice and some dried fruit hit on the palate. Medium finish with light alcohol.

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