You gotta HAND it to Th’ Lip’s NOSE! He has a real knack for sniffing out a good value tequila from the very crowded marketplace. It’s a tough job, but your intrepid Tequila Whisperer will traverse any obstacle to bring you the best tequila for your drinking dollar. Behold “El Relingo”, a new-ish brand at a solid price that delivers TONS of agave and vanilla.
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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