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It’s the (Mayan) End of the World as we know it, and your TEQUILA WHISPERER is feeling fine because he’s got a Man-Cave loaded with fabulous tequilas and some of the best BEEF JERKY in the USA!
Join Lippy as he tastes his way through all 6(!) bottles of the Luna Nueva brand, and manages to sort through 6 different Jerky brands to pair with them. It’s a Tequila/Jerky-off, and YOU are there!
BRAND: LUNA NUEVA
AGAVE SOURCE: Lowlands & Highlands, French Oak barrel aging
BRAND: LUNA NUEVA 2012
AGAVE SOURCE: Lowlands & Highlands, Bourboned White Oak aging
GENERAL TASTING NOTES:
In this episode we learned that Luna Nueva has two completely different brand variants: the basic “clear-bottled” Luna Nueva brand (NOM 1558), and the frosted-bottled, Luna Nueva 2012 edition (NOM 1107). The “clear” juice is formulated specifically for an “introductory” palate, and it lives up to that mission statement quite well. Your Tequila Whisperer found the blanco to be well-integrated in its flavors of citrus (with a pleasing side-note of thyme) and cooked agave. The repo and anejo brought forth a kind of “cotton candy” sweetness to the flavor profile that ultimately turned him off. Newer devotees to tequila may enjoy this addition of sweetness, so don’t walk from this brand so fast. It could make you many friends at a Holiday party of tequila newbies.
LUNA NUEVA 2012 Reposado (though ALL the ages of this variant are completely worthy and affordable)
Green Light Jerky Company
Chef Craig’s Original Beef Jerky
Trails West Buffalo Jerky
Jeff’s Famous Beef Jerky
Phil’s Beef Jerky
Angelo’s Beef Jerky
RECOMMENDED BUY: Jeff’s Famous Beef Jerky
4 thoughts on “Luna Nueva 2012 – silver, reposado, anejo tequila review (episode 109)”
Hey Lippy,it’s ben a while since this show I watched it n chatted.you got to try Alien jerky crazy good,there located in Baker,CA. Stopped there on my way to Vegas..also try gold rush jerky!
I WAS THE ONE DRINKING PENCA AZUL REPO..THOUGHT I LET U KNOW SINCE I KNOW U LIKE PENCA LOL!
I am not a big fan of jerky, but my whole family is crazy abut it. My best fnerid’s hubby makes his own jerky and my kids and hubs go wild when we visit. They do make me to have a little nipple every time trying to convert me, but so far no luck.Thank you so much for stopping by my place.
Nice choice on that Penca!