Here’s an episode that you’ll want to refer to again and again as Lippy invites Glass Master, “Senior Rick” Mendell to the show. Senior owns “Rick’s Wine Cellar” in Corte Madera, Calif., and has many years of experience in pairing the proper Wine or Spirit to its optimal glass.
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. Continue reading Chinaco blanco, reposado, anejo, & “Negro” (episode 58) 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. Continue reading Crotalo Tequila_plata, reposado, anejo (episode 56) tequila review