May
25
2016

Margarita madness in downtown Tampa

Do This: Margarita madness in downtown Tampa

The Tampa Bay Margarita Festival, now in its fourth year, will showcase a selection of more than 53 margaritas, the Grand Tequila Tasting, live music …

Mix it up this weekend. Two local margarita-driven happenings are making their way to downtown Tampa Saturday.

May
25
2016

Cherry Lime Margaritas

Cherry Lime Margaritas: Start summer off with a sweet cocktail

NJ.com

To everything there is a season, and I am a firm believer that summer is tequila time. As Memorial Day weekend approaches, the unofficial start of the …

May
25
2016

Tequila Flavour Beer

Auchan Adds Tequila Flavour Beer To Private Label Offering

ESM – The European Supermarket Magazine

Auchan France has extended its private label beer line, Sterling, to include a tequila-flavour-infused variety of lager, Rayon-Boisson.com reports…

May
25
2016

Know About Tequila

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Tequila

Wide Open Country

Tequila has a distinct reputation as a party liquor, but high-end tequila companies are seeking to change that mindset. According to the Distilled Spirits …

May
22
2016

Clocktower Bar (Toronto)

Clocktower Bar   blogTO

…Taylor recommends the Jalapeno Mint Margarita ($14), which turns out to be my personal fave. A refreshing twist on the traditional, this one adds in some St-Germain, orange bitters (instead of orange liqueur), mint and jalapeno to Tromba Blanco tequila, lime and simple syrup. The hint of mint and hit of spicy jalapeno balance the tart and sweet flavours perfectly.

A standout from the “signature and seasonal” section is the Tequila Old Fashioned ($16), a mix of Casamigos Reposado tequila, mezcal, agave and chocolate bitters served in an impressively wide crystal glass…

May
21
2016

5 Best Margaritas in Galveston

The 5 Best Margaritas in Galveston  Galveston.com & Company Margaritas and summertime go together like bikinis on the beach and red beans and rice, but as any connoisseur of the tequila-fueled libation will tell you, all margaritas are NOT made equal…

May
21
2016

Honor Del Castillo Comes To The U.S.

Tequila Honor Del Castillo Comes To The U.S. 

After celebrating its official launch last November 20th with its Inaugural Limited Edition for Mexico, Tequila Honor Del Castillo announces their entry into a second market, Texas…

May
21
2016

tequila distillery installs biomass boiler

Mexican tequila distillery installs biomass boiler   Biomass Magazine

In early May, a tequila manufacturer in Mexico announced the installation of a biomass boiler at its distillery in Jalisco, Mexico, has drastically reduced …

Prior to the installation of the biomass boiler, the facility utilized two boiler systems that consumed a combined 2,000 tons of heavy fuel oil annually. Tequila Casadores, part of the Bacardi portfolio of spirit brands, estimates the new boiler has reduced GHG emissions by 80 percent. Noise pollution has also been reduced by an estimated 20 percent. Ashes created by the boiler are used for composting, creating a nutrient-rich soil supplement…

May
20
2016

Creyente Mezcal makes debut in NYC

Creyente Mezcal makes debut at Cosme in NYC’s Flatiron District

Creyente Mezcal Joven is a blend of two 100% Espadin agave mezcals from separate regions of Oaxaca, created by famed mezcaleros Pedro Mateo and Mijail Zarate, who spent two years perfecting a joint process to birth a smoother and singular ultra-premium sipping mescal…

A tray full of Mezcalada garnished with worm salt at Cosme

A tray full of Mezcalada garnished with worm salt at Cosme
May
20
2016

Tequila and mezcal – the difference

Tequila and mezcal: What’s the difference?    The Coloradoan

…Tequila, understand, originated in the Mexican state of Jalisco, which is about the size of South Carolina. To this day, tequila can by law only come from certain government-specificed regions of Mexico — Jalisco principle among them. Also by law, tequila can only come from one variety of agave, and that is the blue agave.

Mezcal, on the other hand, can be made from over thirty different varieties of the agave plant (though espadín is the most popular)…