Good Day, Class! Open your Mexican Culture textbooks to the MEZCAL chapter. Today we begin our GRADUATE COURSE on mezcal production, culture, and lore. Presenting today’s Guest Speaker; Ron Cooper of Del Maguey Single Village Mezcals!
Gather ‘round Comrades, and learn the taste secrets of one of the few (only?) Co-Op tequila brands on the market: Regional. In this episode, Th’ Lip learns if the credo; “All for Tequila, and Tequila for All” holds true with this classically produced lowlands brand.
Get out your top hat and spats, people! Lippy is putting on the *bling* as he prepares to taste one of the most exclusive (read: expen$ive) tequilas on the market: DeLeon.
Is it true that beauty is only skin deep as the cliché says? Can a beautiful, hand-blown bottle be TOO attractive? Will it influence your tasting experience of the juice within? Is Th’ Lip a bit TOO HANDSOME for his own good? Watch this episode on the nature of all things gorgeous and learn about Milagro Select Barrel Reserve tequilas!
Lippy puts his (ample) ass and reputation on the line in this special 5-way BLIND Tasting event! Can th’ Lip pick out not only the AGES of the 5 tequilas, but also their BRANDS?
Check out the HUGE pours his lovely “assistant” has provided and you know why the 2nd half of this show gets LOUD, LOOSE and LETHAL! Can he even stay atop that stool? Watch and be AMAZED at the prowess.
On this show I came down MIGHTILY heavy on Corralejo repo. I commented that it tasted “chemically — like strange chemical soapy dishwater”. And I HATED it more with each sip!
Well I recently attended a wedding and tried a current bottle of Corralejo repo and it was NOT anywhere near related to the junk I had on the show! It was a solid repo if somewhat BORING. I’ll be re-tasting Corralejo in the future — but for now, let me state that I must have gotten a “bad” bottle.
My sincere apologies, Corralejo.