Archive - June, 2011

Bargain Battle 8: El Ultimo Agave reposado vs. Hornitos reposado & Chimayo reposado (episode 84) tequila review

It’s Bargain Battle time again, folks. And this time Th’ Lip has a secret weapon: he procured some rare, Mexican-bottled “Squirt” soda from which to make some KILLER “Paloma” cocktails – arguably the most popular tequila cocktail south of the Border!  Mexican Squirt is notable for containing REAL Grapefruit  juice and real SUGAR as opposed to it’s U.S. counterpart which features high-fructose corn syrup and less than 2% juice (blah!).  Which repo in the battle will rise to the level of allowing itself to be used in this classic cocktail?

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Don Fulano – blancos, reposado, anejo, Imperial, tequila review (episode 83)

Are you ready to taste a Modern-Day classic?  Then hitch up yer “git-along” and take a spicy hot ride through the Tequila Valley on the back of one truly SOLID brand, Don Fulano.

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Calle 23 – blanco, reposado, anejo, tequila review (episode 82)

Take a walk down Calle 23 in this sexually ambiguous episode of the Tequila Whisperer Show! Tonite’s brand is one of the few tequilas created by a woman: Sophie Decobecq, a master biochemist.  It’s a great excuse for Th’ Lip to get in touch with his feminine side.

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t1 Tequila Uno – Ultra Fino, Excepcional, Maduro, tequila review (episode 81)

Join Lippy in welcoming tequila legend and Master Distiller of t1 Tequila Uno, German Gonzalez! German and his family were the creators of Chinaco, one of the very first premium tequilas imported into the U.S. in the early 80’s.  Fast forward some 30 years and we find German striking out on his own with a new brand created specifically for the American palate. Tequila Uno features a mass of balanced agave interest with “no bite”.

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