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Elvelo Reposado Tequila

Elvelo Tequila Review

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,

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Avion Reposado Small Batch Review

Avion Small Batch

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

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Hornitos Black Barrel Tequila Review

Hornitos Black Barrel

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

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Cazadores Reposado Tequila Review

Cazadores Reposado Tequila

Cazadores is a great family of tequila created in Los Altos de Jalisco. The Cazadores Reposado has actually become a staple in our household because it is such a great value. However, this tequila can be used in cocktails or served neat. Like many reposado tequilas, Cazadores reposado variety is aged one year in American

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Don Julio 70 Anejo Review

I have always been a huge fan of Don Julio Tequilas. When I first had the opportunity to taste this fine spirit at a Tequila tasting, I knew this was going to be a permanent addition. Tequila Don Julio 70 Añejo Claro is a unique variety that redefines the Añejo category. The tequila still has

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Espolón Tequila Perfect for Dia De Los Muertos

Espolón

You might think that I chose this bottle because of the great label which is so appropriate for your Dia de Los Muertos celebration. However, this tequila is under rated for what it has to offer. Now, I have only seen Espolón available in Silver and Reposado, so for today’s review, I will be focusing

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Sedona 89Agave Cantina

As you may gleen from other posts on the site, I have a real love for great tequila! On our recent trip to Sedona, Arizona, we were out looking for a place to have dinner. Our first choice had quite a wait, so we decided to head to another restaurant I had done some research

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National Tequila Day 2018

Reposado Tequilas

Hopefully, you have all recovered from National Tequila Day yesterday. I got to try so many good tequilas, that I thought I would share some of them with you. If I can help just one person not buy Jose Cuervo, then I will feel like I have done some good in the world. This year,

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The Perfect Dirty Martini

Dirty Martini

In celebration of National Martini Day, I thought I would pass along the perfect recipe. This comes from Martha Stewart herself. Ingredients Ice cubes 2 ounces vodka or gin 4 to 5 teaspoons olive brine Splash of dry vermouth Garnish: green olives Instructions Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add vodka, olive brine, and vermouth;