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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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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Folks, this show is all about PASSION. This may be Th’ Lip’s MOST passionate episode yet! Join your intrepid “Tequila Reveal-a” on his journey up to the “Still on the Hill” – The Charbay Distillery in St. Helena, Napa County, Ca. What he found there was a revelation to his palate and a comfort to his restless soul. Oh, and the TEQUILA was mighty fine, too!
This episode features a lengthy one-on-one interview with Charbay’s 13th generation Master Distiller, Marko Karakasevic. Join the fun as Lippy learns the ins & outs of the craftsman’s art. This is a newbie’s dream (Lip included) as the most intimate secrets and methods of distillation are laid out and examined in the gorgeous mid-morning sun. Is that a robin chirping in the background?
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Get out your ticket stubs, friends. Th’ Lip is going to tell you if you’ve been betting on the right juice! “El Ultimo Agave” has won EVERY head to head contest in our ongoing “Bargain Bottle Battle”. This week’s challenger is ‘“Puerto Vallarta” reposado, a highlands bargain brand that rolls in at about $16 USD.
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Yee-Haw! This episode is a non-stop “Texas Twister!”
Th’ Lip plays host to all manner of Texas-centric music while breaking down the flavor profile on Lone Star newcomer brand, “Republic Tequila”. It’s a really high-energy show with lots of side trips down dusty alleyways and forgotten desert plains.
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