Th’ Lip gets this question all the time, “What’s a good, cheap tequila?” This show is one answer to that question, Friends. Introducing “Teteo” blanco. Here’s a newcomer on the gourmet tequila scene that doesn’t feature an expensive, hand-blown bottle, nor a cork, nor an exceptional taste profile. Rather, with “Teteo” you get a good, solid, roasted agave taste with a surprising amount of chewy, mouthfeel. In fact, the viscous mouth and the pleasing finish of this blanco were its greatest features.
Back by popular demand! It’s the BLIND leading the blind-tasting, Tequila Friends! In this VERY liquid episode, th’ Lip goes mano a’ mano with 4 different “Mystery Minis’ supplied by superfan, “Morse”! Lippy has to guess both the AGE of the juice AND its BRAND to win the gold medal at his own private Olympics of blind-tasting. How will he face down the 4 challengers from Mexico? Will he choke in the final turn, can his tasting “skis” hold their edge? Watch and be amazed at his “Palate Prowess”!
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Here’s a show that is a sweet little Valentine’s Day confection for you all! Th’ Lip is joined on the comfy couch by three lovely ladies who have a burning passion for CHOCOLATE (and now, TEQUILA!). If you’ve ever wanted a “Tequila 101” introductory talk which tells about the production process, tasting techniques, and general tequila knowledge, THIS is your episode!
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On this special, “Great Recession” episode, th’ Lip continues his quest for the BEST bargain bottles for your hard-earned Depression cash. This week he pits the current champ, “El Ultimo Agave” reposado against Gran Centenario’s “Azul” reposado. Both bottles hover around the $16 dollar mark.
This just might be the “template” show by which all others are judged! Th’ Lip took on the entire Partida line from the amazingly refreshing blanco all the way to the super-exclusive “Elegante” extra anejo! It was a rollicking affair that actually featured Lippy creating his own NEW MARGARITA! (“The GINGER LIP”)
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