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Tequilas

~THE STORY OF TEQUILAS~

Most people associate tequila with margaritas. However, many people are learning that there is a tequila beyond the margarita… that a glass of tequila can be sipped and enjoyed like a fine scotch or brandy. Tequila, named for the small town in mexico from where it originated, is made from the blue agave plant. One of the things that makes tequila a unique spirit is the flavor of the agave, which like wine grapes, will change under different soil or growing conditions. The fermented juice from the agave plant is put into pot stills, where it is double distilled to 80 proof or higher. Under strict standards set by the mexican government, to be tequila, the final product must be produced from no less than 51% high-quality blue agave. The four basic categories of tequila are:

Defining Tequila

Tequila Blanco: White or Silver (plata) tequilas are clear and not influenced by the aging process, although some producers “rest” their tequilas in wood or stainless steel tanks for up to forty-five days before bottling. 100% agave silver (plata) tequilas retain the natural sweetness of the agave often missing in aged spirits. A fine silver tequila is as versatile as vodka, they are excellent for sipping, shooters and mixed drinks.

Gold Tequilas: Because of it’s color, many assume that it is an aged spirit, when technically it does not have to be. Flavoring and coloring is added to silver tequila, primarily with caramel, commonly found in other distilled brown spirits. Gold tequilas remain popular for shooters, margaritas and in mixed drinks.

Tequila Reposado: Reposed (rested) tequilas aged for at least a minimum of two months to one year in oak tanks or barrels and flavorings and coloring agents are permissible. Reposado range in hues from very pale straw color to a deep gold and are excellent for sipping or in margaritas.

Añejo Tequilas: Anejo (aged) tequilas are aged for at least one year in government sealed oak barrels. Aging tequila transforms the youthful spirit into a mature and mellow one. premium anejos should be sipped so you can savor its aroma and flavor.

Tequila for you

123 Tequila Silver

123 Tequila Reposado

123 Tequila Anejo

1800 Silver

1800 Reposado

1800 Añejo

1800 Select Silver (100 Proof)

1800 Coconut

Arette Artesanal Blanco

Arette Artesanal Reposado

Arette Artesanal Anejo

Avion Blanco

Avion Reposado

Avion Anejo

Cabo Wabo Blanco

Cabo Wabo Reposado

Cabo Wabo Añejo

Casamigos Blanco

Casamigos Reposado

Casamigos Anejo

Casa Noble Silver

Casa Noble Reposado

Casa Noble Añejo

Cazadores Silver

Cazadores Reposado

Cazadores Añejo

Centenario Plata

Centenario Reposado

Centenario Añejo

Clase Azul Plata

Clase Azul Reposado

Corralejo Blanco

Corralejo Reposado

Corralejo Añejo

Cuervo Silver

Cuervo Gold

Cuervo Tradicional

Cuervo La Familia Platino

Cuervo La Familia Reserva

Don Abraham Reposado

Don Abraham Anejo

Don Fulano Silver

Don Fulano Reposado

Don Fulano Añejo 3yr.

Don Fulano Añejo 5yr.

Don Julio Silver

Don Julio Reposado

Don Julio Añejo

Don Julio 1942 Añejo

Don Julio Real Añejo

El Jimador Blanco

El Jimador Reposado

El Jimador Añejo

El Tesoro Blanco

El Tesoro Reposado

El Tesoro Añejo

Espolon Blanco

Espolon Reposado

Fortaleza Blanco

Fortaleza Reposado

Fortaleza Añejo

Frida Kahlo Blanco

Frida Kahlo Reposado

Frida Kahlo Anejo

Herradura Silver

Herradura Reposado

Herradura Añejo

Herradura Suprema Añejo

Milagro Silver Reserve

Milagro Reposado Reserve

Milagro Añejo Reserve

Pasote Blanco

Pasote Reposado

Pasote Anejo

Patron XO

Patron Silver

Patron Reposado

Patron Añejo

Patron Gran Platinum

Patron Gran Peidro

Patron Gran Burdeos

Roca Patron Silver

Roca Patron Reposado

Roca Patron Anejo

Sauza Blue Silver

Sauza Blue Reposado

Sauza Hornitos Reposado

Sauza Commemorativo Añejo

Sauza Tres Generaciones Plata

Sauza Tres Generaciones
Reposado

Sauza Tres Generaciones Añejo

Siete Leguas Silver

Siete Leguas Reposado

Siete Leguas Anejo

Tres Agaves Silver

Tres Agaves Reposado

Tres Agaves Anejo

MEZCALS

Del Maguey-Vida
Don Amado Plata
El Peloton de la Muerte
Kimo Sabe Joven
Kimo Sabe Reposado
Marca Negra-Espadin
Scorpion Silver
Scorpion Anejo