Sacacuento, Agave De Cortes MEZCALS – blanco, reposado, anejo, extra anejo mezcal review (episode 75)


Th’ Lip thought he had a good, basic knowledge of the history of MEZCAL production and Oaxacan farmer history. But enter RUDY FAVILA from Premium Mezcales Importers, and Lippy got schooled in quite a few things – and you will too! (and you’ll laugh along as Th’ Lip sneaks pour after pour when Rudy isn’t looking!)
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Milagro Select Barrel Reserve – blanco, reposado, anejo, tequila review (episode 74)


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!

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Bargain Battle 6: El Ultimo Agave reposado vs. Hacienda Vieja reposado (episode 59) tequila review




How long can one King reign, friends?  In this harrowing taste-off our YEAR-LONG CHAMPION, El Ultimo Agave goes head to head with upstart challenger, Hacienda Vieja.  Lately the EUA repo has been annoying Th’ Lip with its over-oaked spiciness.  How will it fare against a brand with some great credibility? (Hacienda Vieja is made by the same family who originally distilled the mighty Cazadores brand!)
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Chinaco blanco, reposado, anejo, & “Negro” (episode 58) tequila review




Get ready to make some history, people!  In this episode Lippy runs down the flavor profiles of one of the most respected and historic gourmet tequila brands on the market: Chinaco – the mighty!  As perhaps the FIRST gourmet tequila to be introduced in the US (mid-80’s) this brand has seen a lot of competition come and go, yet it remains a top contender for Best of Category in all ages and expressions.
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Crotalo Tequila_plata, reposado, anejo (episode 56) tequila review




Move over world!  There’s a brand new tequila on the block and he’s got a poisonous bite that is strikingly smooth and his name is Crotalo.  In this special “2-fer Tasting” edition of the TEQUILA WHISPERER Show, Th’ Lip tastes all ages of this feisty newcomer, and ends the episode with “The Great Sun Chips Sound-Off” contest to see if those compostable Eco-bags were REALLY as loud as consumers complained they were.
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