Archive - April, 2010

7 Leguas_blanco, reposado, anejo, D’Antano & beyond! (episode 35) tequila review




Wow! Talk about a show that covers *almost* everything – then a little bit more! This 7 Leguas episode introduces David Grapshi (Tequila National Sales Manager for 7 Leguas) to our family of tequila aficionados. Th’ Lip was honored to host Sr. Grapshi and pepper him with all manner of questions; 7 Leguas-based and many that were more general, tequila history-centric.
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Tequila TREASURE HUNT_Roadtrip Recounted (episode 34) tequila review

What is it like to take a weekend roadtrip with Th’ Lip and to search up & down the California coast for rare and dusty, “out-of-print” Tequila Bottles? Watch this show and experience every aspect of one such epic “Treasure Hunt” in pictures and stories!
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Tequila 1921_blanco, reposado, anejo (episode 33) tequila review

It was a marriage made in Heaven; Lippy and his “Tequila 1921” blanco. It was through this mighty brand that th’ Lip first learned to identify the powerful aroma of WET CEMENT.  1921 was a “go-to” sipper for many happy years with its earthy –herbal & mineral-y spice profile. In fact, one of the highlights of his “Tequila Camp” sojourn was when Lippy got to visit the distillery (NOM 1079) where the original 1921 was made.
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Don Modesto blanco, reposado, anejo (episode 32) tequila review

It HAD to happen. Sooner or later a new brand would arrive on the scene that tasted like it had been made decades ago (an age of fewer shortcuts) and was just sitting in a warehouse awaiting its proper debut time. Well that time has come, and its name is Don Modesto!
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“Tequila Camp”_ Multiple Distilleries Visited (episode 31) tequila review

Hitch up your burro, Tequila Friends!  Get out your hiking boots, sunblock , and don’t forget that “camp cup”!  It’s time to take a trip with Th’ Lip down to the only tequila-producing region on the PLANET. This week’s “Whisperer” show presents Lippy’s travelogue from his life-changing sojourn to Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico.  It’s the only slideshow you’ve ever been able to sip to!

Travel along as Lip takes you inside your favorite distilleries and tastes all of their juices while uncovering all of their SECRETS.  You’ll visit El Tesoro, Casa Noble, Fortaleza, Partida, and many, many more!  It’s a liquid, luscious, and languid leave of absence from the straight life.  S L O W down to Mexican time and listen to the agaves calling from the fields.  Do you hear them?
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