If they were giving out BEAUTY PAGEANT-like awards for the “Best-Looking Bottle”, Don Diego Santa tequila would be in the top 10 for sure. It’s got a svelte profile with a lot of well designed text and other fine graphic treatments. Sure, this little Honey looks great in your tequila collection. But how about the JUICE INSIDE? Well that’s where Th’ Lip comes in.
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Gather ‘round and belly up to the bar, people! Th’ Lip is mixing up a mess o’ Margaritas (and we DO mean MESS). Turns out that “Tres Agaves” is more than just a great Northern California restaurant featuring gourmet Jaliscan fare with a KILLER selection of tequilas you really want to taste. Yep, it turns out that they make some outstanding Margarita-centric tequilas and agave nectar.
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Here’s a new brand that’s made in a distillery that Th’ Lip has visited and enjoyed! La Cofradia (NOM 1137) creates quite a few brands (Amate, La Cofradia, Luna Sueno, Casa Noble, & more) and they’re known for their recognizable “house style” of slightly off-centered, bitter-influenced flavors (especially their blancos). Senor Rio is no exception, but it also features a great vegetal green and bright taste on the blanco.
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Have you ever seen a winning streak like this? “El Ultimo Agave” reposado continues its proud reign as the mighty ruler of the $20 and under reposado kingdom! This week’s challenger was Mexico’s #1-selling reposado: Cuervo’s “Tradicional”.
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For this “Blind Tasting” episode, Th’ Lip decided to shake things up a bit, and he went all backwards on us! For the first time he let the viewing community know exactly which brands were being blind-tasted (kinda like the old “To Tell The Truth” TV show) but he was still kept in the dark and forced to forge a path through the agave wilderness using only his keen palate and a trust in his inner Coa (look it up).
Continue reading Blind Tasting “7 Leguas” blanco, reposado, anejo (episode 38) tequila review