|NOM :||1139 ,|
|Agave Type :||Tequilana Weber ,|
|Agave Region :||Jalisco (Los Altos) ,|
|Region :||Jalisco (Los Altos Southern) ,|
|Cooking :||Stone/Brick Ovens ,|
|Extraction :||Roller Mill, Tahona ,|
|Water Source :||Deep well water ,|
|Fermentation :||100% agave, Wood fermentation tanks, Open-air fermentation, Fermentation with fibers ,|
|Distillation :||2x distilled ,|
|Still :||Copper Pot ,|
|Aging :||- ,|
|ABV/Proof :||40% abv (80-proof)|
|Other :||No additives|
A list of 10 tequilas that make interesting sipping tequilas. Some are better known and widely distributed, others less so. It all depends, of course, on your knowledge of tequila.
Blind tastings are the best way to find out what you really like, free of marketing hype, bias, and previous experiences. They also give you the opportunity to experience tequila in a whole new way—using only your senses.
In this list we’ve included a few of the cheaper, more readily available tequilas to help set you on your way, along with a few more expensive treats for the experienced agave drinker.
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We spent a few hours with Tapatio Blanco last night, and really started to get a nice feel for this tequila. We plan to do a full video-style review of it very soon, but there are a few things worth mentioning right away.
Brand new to the US market, Tapatio has a large following amongst tequila lovers. I'd never had any of the juice sold in Mexico, so I was very much looking forward to trying this one.