Once alcohol sales moved into grocery stores in Washington, it really did impact the diversity of spirits you could buy across different state run stores. So, when we happened to be out and come across on original Liquor Store still doing business, I had to go inside. The selection wasn’t that big of a departure
This tequila is another discovery that came from attending the tequila festival in Seattle. I had actually seen the less expensive variety at a local liquor store, but not until about a year or so ago did I start to see the Gran Orendain pop up at my Total Wine. The thing I like most
One of my favorite Starbuck’s drink is a Passion Tea Lemonade. So I was impressed when a friend of mine turned the idea into a Margarita. Since you may be stuck inside due to the Corona Virus, you might just be able to knock this out if you have some Passion Tea in the pantry.
Last year we were closing on our house when National Margarita Day landed on a Friday. We were too busy to do anything big, but made sure we at least toasted to our new house with two homemade margaritas before the evening was over. With National Margarita Day falling on a Saturday night, I was
Patron was one of the first brands that expanded the perception of tequila in America. Though one time considered the go-to top shelf tequila, recent competition has leveled the playing field. However, Patron had decided to raise the bar again with one of its news varieties of tequila. Roca Patron has been out for several
I have always been a fan of sweet things, especially anything pineapple. So, I have become a fan of the pineapple jalapeno margarita. After passing by this bottle at the store several times, I finally broke down and made the purchase. The first thing I would say is that this flavored tequila is not overly
I always like to share discoveries I make at the Agave Fest in Seattle. This year, I am reviewing a brand I was unfamiliar with called Elvelo. Created in collaboration with Master Distiller Carlos Hernandez Ramos of La Cofradi, this tequila is made with the unique purpose of making the very best cocktails. Altamar Brands,
What I like best about Don Julio is that the spicy and sweet flavors are well balanced.
Yes, it has been quite a while since I have written. Buying a house, moving and doing home improvement projects definitely keeps one busy. But I am excited to come back with a review of a great tequila I received for my birthday! I have always loved the Avion family of tequilas. The standard version
I have been a long time fan of Hornitos. I recall when I first started drinking tequila regularly, that Hornitos Silver was the go to tequila. But, the more I learned about the complexities of tequila, I realized that resposado was really my preference. But as I explored anejo and extra anejo varieties, I started