Archive - November, 2009

Distillery 1109 Tasting {multiple brands} (episode 15) tequila review

Can ANYONE beat this FEAT?
Th’ Lip was invited to a Sooper-Exclusive tasting at the Ballard compound in Redwood City, Ca. 20 Bay Area TEQUILA AFICIONADOS gathered together to taste 17(!) bottles from the famous 1109 distillery, home to brands like Arette, Gran Viejo, Gran Clase, Unique, and El Reformador. These boys sure did like their 1109!
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Bargain Battle 1: Kirkland extra anejo vs. Trader Joe’s Distinqt reposado (episode 14) tequila review

Grab a pencil and pad because th’ Lip  is BREAKING it DOWN on the inexpensive tequilas for your Holiday partying needs!

In this episode he compares Costco’s “Kirkland Extra-Aged anejo vs. Trader Joe’s “Dinstinqt” reposado. Both bottle roll in at about $20/per 750ml. That’s a good deal these days with tequila prices climbing every time a new brand is introduced! Lippy is here to help, friends. A winner WILL BE ANNOUNCED!
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Nocaut reposado (episode 13) tequila review

It’s a square-off in the center ring as Lippy takes on the upcoming WORLD CHAMPION contender, “Nocaut” (pronounced Knock – Out) reposado! It’s a slugfest for the ages.. and th’ lip is holding NOTHING back. Will he FINALLY recommend a NEW brand — and get over his unhealthy obsession with TREASURE bottles?? It’s all in this high stakes bout! Be there!

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