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Friday, August 26, 2016

Tequilafy™ Acquires Tequila Spectator

A new tequila site has entered the market with a big bang. Tequilafy™ opened it’s doors in Jan 2016 and today acquires Tequila Spectator for an undisclosed amount. Tequilafy‘s management has indicated that the acquisition was strategic in execution of their mission of becoming the industries premier tequila site. Effective immediately Tequila Spectator’s online presence(tequilaspectator.com),

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YEYO SILVER TEQUILA

Yeyo Silver Tequila Tequila Rating: 91 Points Rated Month/Year: January 2012 Bottle No: No Num NOM: 1414 The Critico Tasting Notes: Visually YEYO Silver Tequila has good clarity, it’s a mid to full body spirit. The aroma has notes of olives, Tabasco, agave, pineapple, and pepper. The taste profile is nicely balanced, containing flavor of

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Hijo Predilecto Tequila “Ultra Aged” Rated 98 Points

Hijo Predilecto Tequila | Extra Anejo Tequila Rating: 98 POINTS Rated Month/Year: March 2014 Bottle No: 0076 of 1000 NOM: 1477 Hijo Predilecto Tequila “Ultra Aged” Rated 98 Points, EXCELLENT TEQUILA! With an industry that is becoming inundated with mediocre tequila, we are pleasantly delighted when we encounter a product that not only meets the

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Herradura Tequila – Seleccion Suprema, Rated 91 Points

Herradura Tequila – Seleccion Suprema Extra Anejo Tequila Rating: 91 Points Rated Month/Year: March 2014 Bottle No: LOTE 12320C1992 NOM: 1119 About: More about Herradura Tequila SELECCION SUPREMA (from product info): Exclusively hand crafted and estate bottled at Casa Herradura, Est. 1870, Seleccion Suprema de Herradura, is the finest expression of tequila available in the

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Tequila Classification

Recently we have been asked by various readers why the classification for Reposado tequila is sometimes referred to as Aged tequila and why Anejo tequila is sometimes referred to as Extra Aged. The answer is simple but we decided to have Irma from the CRT Certification Control department provide the definitions located in the Tequila

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La Bicicleta Cantina

Recently we visited La Fuente Cantina aka “La Bicicleta” (The Bicycle). The bar is located in Guadalajara, Mexico (in the historic center or main plaza, located on the street Hidalgo). The bar has over 90 years of history, founded in 1921 and considered one of the most traditional bars in Guadalajara. The decor of the

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Bonita Platinum Tequila – Good, but missing something

Recently we received a sample of Bonita Platinum Tequila. With that said let me tell you that we rated this blanco “Good”, with some room for improvement. The tequila had a low alcohol impact to the palate and was smooth. In our opinion Bonita Platinum Tequila is not bad, but it does need further development

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3 Amigos Tequila Silver – Rated 93 Points

3 Amigos Tequila Silver Tequila Rating: 93 Points Rated Month/Year: December 2012 Bottle No: 3AMIGOS/SILVERORGANICO/001 06/09/2011 NOM: 1499 The Critico® Tasting Notes: Visually 3 Amigos Tequila Silver had a full body with great clarity. The aroma had notes of dry fruit (apple), brown sugar, hints of cinnamon, and nice cooked agave. The taste contained a

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Top 10 Tequilas of 2012

The top 10 tequilas of 2012 are announced by The Critico® It is no secret that The Critico® is amongst one of the most respected Tequila Rating Company’s in the world. The tasting team is lead by its Founder Jose Delapaz (Certified by the Mexican Academy of Tequila as Tequilier y Catador – Experto en

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Don Pilar Extra Anejo Tequila, Rated 93 Points

Don Pilar Extra Anejo (XA) Tequila Tequila Rating: 93 Points Rated Month/Year: October 2012 Bottle No: 2012 / 0449 NOM: 1443 The Critico Review: Visually Don Pilar Extra Anejo (XA) Tequila has a golden brown tone with a heavy body. The aroma contains notes of piloncillo*, raisins, vanilla, cream, aroz con leche**, wood, and banana.

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The Pre-Hispanic Roots of Tequila Mezcal Wine Part1

Dr. Ignacio Gomez Arriola Researcher at the National Institute of Anthropology and History Tecno Agave / www.tecnoagave.com.mx In the actual process of tequila production it emphasizes various elements of pre-Hispanic cultural character whose origin gets lost in time. The field work for cultivating agave or mezcal that survive in the tequila region dates back several

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ArteNOM Tequila Ratings

ArteNOM Tequila Blanco Selecccion de 1079 Tequila Rating: 90 Points Rated Month/Year: August 2012 Bottle No: Lote No. 133 NOM: 1079 ArteNOM Tequila Reposado Selecccion de 1414 Tequila Rating: 90 Points Rated Month/Year: August 2012 Bottle No: Lote ANREP1137 NOM: 1414 ArteNOM Tequila Anejo Selecccion de 1146 Tequila Rating: 91 Points Rated Month/Year: August 2012

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DeLeon Tequila, Anejo Rated 91 Points

We have concluded our review of DeLeon Anejo Tequila… DeLeon Tequila Anejo Tequila Rating: 91 Points Rated Month/Year: June 2012 Bottle No: LOTE A01 NOM: 1519 The Critico Tasting Notes: Visually the DeLeon Tequila Anejo is dark in color which is usually found in extra anejo tequila or cognac. This is a full body spirit