Take a walk down Calle 23 in this sexually ambiguous episode of the Tequila Whisperer Show! Tonite’s brand is one of the few tequilas created by a woman: Sophie Decobecq, a master biochemist. It’s a great excuse for Th’ Lip to get in touch with his feminine side.
Continue reading Calle 23 – blanco, reposado, anejo, tequila review (episode 82)
Join Lippy in welcoming tequila legend and Master Distiller of t1 Tequila Uno, German Gonzalez! German and his family were the creators of Chinaco, one of the very first premium tequilas imported into the U.S. in the early 80’s. Fast forward some 30 years and we find German striking out on his own with a new brand created specifically for the American palate. Tequila Uno features a mass of balanced agave interest with “no bite”.
Continue reading t1 Tequila Uno – Ultra Fino, Excepcional, Maduro, tequila review (episode 81)
Saddle up your yapping dog and take a trip with Th’ Lip down to the wilds of the Chihuahuan desert in Northern Mexico! Here in the dry dustiness of the flavorful scrub country we’ll find the SOTOL plant growing wild and abundant. And in the Man-Cave of Northern California you’ll find Lippy pouring Don Cuco Sotol wildly and with great abandon!
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Good Day, Class! Open your Mexican Culture textbooks to the MEZCAL chapter. Today we begin our GRADUATE COURSE on mezcal production, culture, and lore. Presenting today’s Guest Speaker; Ron Cooper of Del Maguey Single Village Mezcals!
Continue reading Ron Cooper: Del Maguey mezcals – all villages – mezcal review (episode 78)
Gather ‘round Comrades, and learn the taste secrets of one of the few (only?) Co-Op tequila brands on the market: Regional. In this episode, Th’ Lip learns if the credo; “All for Tequila, and Tequila for All” holds true with this classically produced lowlands brand.
Continue reading Regional Tequila – blanco, reposado, anejo, tequila review (episode 77)